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Re: Call for Volunteers for DebConf Organizing Team in India.

Kiran Skunjumon writes:

> I am in

Thanks Kiran. You would be very helpful.
Keep an eye on further mails on the list for the tasks. 

> On Fri, 22 Mar, 2019, 2:07 AM rajudev, <rajudev@disroot.org> wrote:
>> Namaste everyone,
>> The time to take action for getting DebConf to India is upon us now.
>> For those who are unaware of DebConf, It is Debian project's Developer
>> conference. In addition to a full schedule of technical, social and
>> policy talks, DebConf provides an opportunity for developers,
>> contributors and other interested people to meet in person and work
>> together more closely.
>> We have been talking about it here and there for a while. It is time to
>> finally take action. We have around 3 months to take some very important
>> decisions for DebConf Bid 2021.
>> We will need to bid for DebConf 2021 at this years DebConf 19 this year
>> in Curitiba, Brazil. Unlike last year, when we did an Informal bid for
>> a DebConf in India [1]
>> - DebConf 20 in your City - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MJg7UOSqWJU
>> this year would be a formal bid, with confirmed details of organization
>> of the conference.
>> Over the years we have had some Mini Debian Conferences and DebUtsav's
>> in various cities of India. It would be great if the people who helped
>> with these events join in the planning up for the bid and subsequently
>> for DebConf in India
>> We need volunteers in various roles. I am mentioning them some of them
>> below. But please make sure you initiate a separate thread if you want
>> to help with them. If you have any questions regarding volunteering,
>> then you can reply on this thread or create a separate thread if the
>> context demands it.
>>  1. Finding venue for Debconf
>>  2. Approaching colleges/organizations who can host DebConf.
>>  3. Volunteers looking after logistics and operations of the conference.
>>  4. Food arrangements
>>  5. People who can deal with Government authorities (state/centre)
>>  regarding various issues ranging from Visa invitations to legal
>>  permissions and stuff.
>>  6. People who can handle social media, edit wiki's, write event
>>  reports, blogs etc.
>>  7. Designers who can design logo's T-shirts, banners etc.
>>  8 All rounders, who accomplish tasks as they come through.
>> If you are interested in volunteering in for the bid and the subsequent
>> conference please add your names to the volunteers list on this wiki
>> page. And join the communication mediums listed on the page
>> https://wiki.debian.org/DebConf/21/Bids/India/planning
>> [Note: Due to spam control restrictions, Debian Wiki accounts can take
>> time, in that case, you can ask some of the existing volunteers or ask
>> on the discussion groups mentioned on that wiki page, and we will add
>> your name there and assign you a suitable task to help out with.]
>> -------
>> rajudev

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