Team roles

Please sign up for the roles which interest you, or which you could see yourself taking on. Signing up is tantamount to a firm commitment to the role. Where listed, the work must happen in coordination with the listed DebConf teams. If you're part or leader of an existing team please just add yourself here!

Local team

Per role

Role

Description

Lead(s)

Helpers

Chief organiser

The chief organiser is in charge of everything. This role entails being first point of contact for all and sundry, and representing the conference to the outside world. This is a very communicative and intermittently extremely time-consuming role. This can of course also be taken on by a team which works together extremely closely.

Terceiro

Adriana, Lenharo, phls

Allrounder

Does whatever needs doing: kicking the chief organiser, annoying the treasurer, going to the party, whatever.

Samuel

Accomodation

Hotel

phls

Lenharo, Terceiro

Accessibility Team

Assist any person with physical disabilities for any reason, along with a single point of contact to co-ordinate.

Artwork

Finalises artwork, co-ordinates with community or paid-for artists.

Angelo

Lenharo, Valessio, Jefferson

Bursaries

Decide who gets sponsored for the conference

highvoltage

larjona, Adriana, bremner, sledge, lenharo, phls, gregoa, samueloph, ultrotter, utkarsh2102, valessio, zumbi

Catering

Deals with all things related to catering, including the bar, and serves as the participants' point of contact for these matters.

Adriana

Giovani, phls

Cheese and Wine

Organize and serve as point of contact / responsible person during the party itself.

Adriana

phls, Leonardo

Conference Dinner

Organize and serve as point of contact / responsible person during the party itself.

Adriana

phls, Leonardo

Content

Defines the content of the conference: keynotes, talks, schedule, etc.

Terceiro

Lenharo, Giovani, Kanashiro, phls

Copy editing (proof reading)

Reviews texts for native English editing: usage, grammar readability and etc. For examples, publicity, website, and other English documents. Attending organizing meetings.

Samuel

Sérgio

Day Trip

Organises the day trip, and serves as point of contact on the day.

Cleber

Antonio

Diversity and Welcoming newcommers

Rhonda

Valessio, Helen, highvoltage, SteveMcIntyre

Facilities liaison (UTFPR)

Remains in constant contact with the venue's management, and relays queries, desires and alterations between the team and the venue staff.

phls

Terceiro

Family coordinator

Deals with the needs of families, in regard to accommodation, catering and childcare, and tends to the relevant wiki pages.

phls, Adriana

Fundraising

Determines the sponsorship levels and takes charge of the acquisition of ALL THE MONEYZ!

phls

Terceiro, Helen, Siqueira, Giovani, Samuel, Kanashiro

Network

Deals with LAN, routing, and DHCP, and lays cable and sets up access points if necessary.

phls

Samuel, Helen

Open Day

Debian to the General Public

Lenharo

phls, Adriana

Publicity

Spreads the word about DebConf using the Debian Publicity channels, and DebConf specific channels. Supplies the local press with news items frequently and regularly, and serves as their contact person on the phone and in person.

larjona

phls

Registration and Front Desk

Before the conference, general point of contact, during the conference, the person who solves people's problems, or refers them to someone who can.

Nattie

Lenharo, phls, Adriana, Leonardo

Room assignments

Plans the distribution of participants among rooms, and rooms among participants, and serves as the participants' point of contact for these matters.

Lenharo

phls

Servers

Looks after local servers (Debian-Mirror ?, possibly hosting for Videoteam server).

Cleber

Travel

Up to scratch on the subject of visas, etc.; also point of contact for travel coordination including local arrival and departure, and in charge of maintaining the relevant wiki pages.

Lenharo

Samuel, Giovani

Treasurer

Drafts the budget in cooperation with the team, ensures it is adhered to or adjusted, maintains all accounts and is in charge of all monetary transactions.

phls

Terceiro

Video

The team who does the live streaming of the conference.

VideoTeam

Visa

Helps attendees on visa issues and invitation letters. Background check if attendee is a visa-seeker or a real attendee. Note: Invitation letters are handled this year by hosting university, so this job is also coordination between registration and venue.

Lenharo

Samuel, Giovani

Website

Designs, implements, and maintains the website, including all content which doesn't fall within the remit of other specific team members.

Kanashiro

Terceiro, Angelo, phls

Per person

Person

Lead

Help

Adriana

Catering, Conference Dinner, Cheese and Wine

Family coordinator, Open Day, Registration & Front Desk

Angelo

Artwork

Website

Arthur

Allrounder, Copy editing, Website

Cleber

Network

Day Trip, Servers

Rhonda

Diversity and Welcoming newbies

Giovani

Catering, Fundraising, Travel, Visa

Kanashiro

Website

Helen

Diversity and Welcoming newbies, Fundraising, Network

Lenharo

Facilities liaison, Registration and Front Desk, Room assignments, Travel,Visa

Accomodation, Artwork

phls

Accomodation, Fundraising, Treasurer

Catering, Conference Dinner, Cheese and Wine, Content, Family coordinator, Open Day, Publicity, Room assignments, Website

Samuel

Allrounder, Copy editing

Day Trip, Facilities liaison, Network, Travel, Visa

Terceiro

Chief organiser

Facilities liaison, Treasurer, Website

Valessio

Artwork, Diversity and Welcoming newbies

highvoltage

Bursaries


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