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Welcome to the wiki page for MiniDebConf during [[http://2016.fossasia.org|FOSSASIA]] in Singapore from March 18-20 at the Science Centre Singapore. Welcome to the wiki page for MiniDebConf during [[http://2016.fossasia.org|FOSSASIA]] in Singapore from March 18-20 2016 at the [[http://www.science.edu.sg/|Science Centre Singapore]].
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During visiting the Fosdem 2016 in Brussels, a group of people discussed with Daniel Pocock about organizing a Debian-related event during FOSSASIA in Singapore. Daniel started with emailing potentially interested DDs and we set up this wiki page. We believe many DDs would love to join a DebConf in Asia :) While visiting [[https://fosdem.org|FOSDEM 2016]] in Brussels, a group of people had discussions about organizing a Debian-related event during FOSSASIA in Singapore.  Emails were sent to potentially interested DDs (on [[https://lists.debian.org/debian-project/2016/02/msg00008.html|debian-project]] and [[http://lists.debconf.org/lurker/message/20160203.194247.8412259b.en.html|debconf-team]]) and we set up this wiki page. We hope DDs and other Debian enthusiasts would love to join a MiniDebConf in Asia.
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== Contact ==

 * discuss and ask questions on the [[http://lists.debconf.org/mailman/listinfo/debconf-discuss|debconf-discuss]] mailing list
 * please also support the [[https://bugs.debian.org/814779|request for a debian-events-apac mailing list]] and [[https://lists.debian.org/debian-events-apac|join the list when it is created]]
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 * Debian merchandise for the booth
  * [[DanielPocock|Daniel Pocock]] may be able to bring some items from debian.ch

== Opportunities for participation ==
 * organize a [[Sprints|Sprint]] at FOSSASIA (may be eligible for funding)
 * help at the booth
 * support the A/V team

== Ticketing / Entry fee ==
 * there is a community ticket for SGD 35, please note that this includes lunches and T-shirt.
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Science Center Singapore  [[http://www.science.edu.sg/|Science Center Singapore]]
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March 18-20, 2016 (if wanted we can get an area in the project area and a dedicated room for a full day or half day on Sunday)  * March 18-20, 2016 (if wanted we can get an area in the project area and a dedicated room for a full day or half day on Sunday)
 * also note that [[http://2016.pgday.asia/|pgDay Asia is on 17 and 19 March]]
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Draft agenda: Please see the events organized by Debian Developers in the [[http://2016.fossasia.org/schedule/|official FOSSASIA 2016 schedule]]. Please be aware of times that have changed.
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|||||||||| '''Thursday March 17 Pre-Meeting''' ||
||'''Time''' ||'''Meet Up''' ||'''Who''' || Where ||
|| 19 || FOSSASIA, Debian & Friends Meet Up|| Community and newcomers || to be announced ||
|||||||||| '''Friday March 18 Info Day''' ||
||'''Time''' ||'''Talk/Workshop''' ||'''Presenter''' || '''Room''' ||
|| 9 -16 || Showcasing Debian and the Free Software Community in Asia with international friends (midday break) - details to be announced || FOSS Community || tba ||
|| 9 -16 || Set up of info tables || Debian || Project and Exhibition Area, Level 1 ||
|| 9 -16 || Debian squeeze bug squashing party at Debian community desk || Debian || Project and Exhibition Area, Level 1 ||
|| Evening || Hack Session || Debian & Friends || Possibly Hackspace.sg ||
|||||||||| '''Saturday March 19 Outreach Day''' ||
||'''Time''' ||'''Talk/Workshop''' ||'''Presenter''' || '''Room''' ||
|| 9 -16 || Showcasing Debian and the Free Software Community in Asia with international friends (midday break) - details to be announced || FOSS Community || tba
|||||||||||| '''Sunday March 20 Presentations and Workshop Day''' ||
||'''Time''' ||'''Talk/Workshop''' ||'''Presenter''' || '''Room''' ||
|| 9-14.00 || Debian: Community, Localization and Package building in depth || everyone || tba ||
|| 15.30-18 || Keysigning party || everyone || Project and Exhibition Area, Level 1 ||
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   * Discussing [[SummerOfCode2016|Google Summer of Code]]
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 * Discussion of Linux and Debian use in Vietnam, Cambodia and the wider region  * Discussion of Linux and Debian use in Asia, Singapore, Vietnam, Cambodia and the wider region
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Note that there is another list [[https://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=0Aon_k1amQnpydGVTYXRveHpNMHVQY241d0l3QWRwZnc&authkey=CP_Bt-YI&hl=en#gid=0|here]].
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 * there are numerous connections, check out particularly [[ http://www.airasia.com | AirAsia]] for flights from Bangkok  * there are numerous connections, check out particularly [[ http://www.airasia.com | AirAsia]] for low-cost flights from Bangkok and other cities in the region.
 * Singapore is a major hub airport with direct flights to many cities around the world.

FOSSASIA

Mini-DebConf at FOSSASIA in Singapore

Welcome to the wiki page for MiniDebConf during FOSSASIA in Singapore from March 18-20 2016 at the Science Centre Singapore.

While visiting FOSDEM 2016 in Brussels, a group of people had discussions about organizing a Debian-related event during FOSSASIA in Singapore. Emails were sent to potentially interested DDs (on debian-project and debconf-team) and we set up this wiki page. We hope DDs and other Debian enthusiasts would love to join a MiniDebConf in Asia.

So, this is a wiki page to gather all information required to organize the event.

FOSSASIA

Local Team

  • Debian is community-driven, organizing this event is like that too! Let's coordinate in this wiki.
  • Hong Phuc <hp@fossasia.org>

  • ?MarioB <mb@mariobehling.de>

  • please add yourself here

Contact

TO DO

  • Please send out more announcements of the mini-DebConf

  • Make a schedule for Sunday
  • Bring a Debian Banner for a shared booth
  • Debian merchandise for the booth

Opportunities for participation

  • organize a Sprint at FOSSASIA (may be eligible for funding)

  • help at the booth
  • support the A/V team

Ticketing / Entry fee

  • there is a community ticket for SGD 35, please note that this includes lunches and T-shirt.

Place

Science Center Singapore 15 Science Centre Rd 609081 Singapore

Date

  • March 18-20, 2016 (if wanted we can get an area in the project area and a dedicated room for a full day or half day on Sunday)
  • also note that pgDay Asia is on 17 and 19 March

Agenda

Please see the events organized by Debian Developers in the official FOSSASIA 2016 schedule. Please be aware of times that have changed.

Agenda Ideas

  • Basics of Debian development/packaging
  • Discussing Google Summer of Code

  • Short demo on package building
  • Demo and presentation on package review
  • Localization HOWTO
  • Group photo
  • How to contribute to Debian
  • Key Signing Party
  • Discussion: DebConf in Asia

Agenda Wish List

Participants

Participant

Arrival & Departure

Comments

Name

e-mail

City, Country

Flight, Date & time

Flight, Date & time

Food

Misc

Mario Behling

mb@mariobehling.de

Berlin, Germany

??

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none

looking forward to see you

Daniel Pocock

?

?, ?

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-

-

-

Kumar Sukhani

?

?, ?

-

-

-

Chris Lamb

?

?, ?

-

-

-

Hong Phuc

?

?, ?

-

-

-

Cellphone numbers locally:

Mario...

Transportation

Singapore is a very busy city. There are many ways for transportation including subway (MRT) buses and taxis.

Plane

  • there are numerous connections, check out particularly AirAsia for low-cost flights from Bangkok and other cities in the region.

  • Singapore is a major hub airport with direct flights to many cities around the world.

Bus

  • there are cheap buses available from Malaysia.

Weather

  • it is usually warm - very warm :-)

Conference Facilities

  • Network:

  • Conference room:

  • Cost: conference facilities are sponsored

  • Capacity: 20-30 people

  • Audio/Visual: needs to be arranged

  • Accommodation: is available throughout the city

Sponsors

Food/Tourist Attraction

Pictures

Publicity

Promotion:

Talks material:

  • Please leave your materials here

Media:

  • Please leave media and blog entries here

Links:

CategoryEvents