[kwlug-disc] SFD presentation callout

R. Brent Clements rbclemen at gmail.com
Fri Aug 19 18:56:41 EDT 2011


I would love to give my demo on home recording using Ardour and Jack,
but I am unfortunately obligated to be at the theatre that day :-(

Brent

On Fri, Aug 19, 2011 at 1:12 PM, Paul Nijjar <paul_nijjar at yahoo.ca> wrote:
>
> It's official: Software Freedom Day is a go at The Working Centre. It
> will be held on Saturday, Sept 17 from 10am to 4pm.
>
> The film festival thing is likely a bust, but we want to have
> giveaways, demos, an installfest and some talks. This is a call for
> speakers: 20-30 minute talks/workshops, ideally oriented towards
> general users who have little/no FLOSS experience.
>
> Here's what we have booked so far:
>
> - David Carr: OpenClipArt and freely-licenced art
> - Raul: Software Freedom
>
> Here are some rumoured presentations that have not been confirmed:
>
> - Charles McColm: XBMC
> - Brent: sound production in Linux
>
> We could use more presentations and demos. In the past we have had
> presentations on Blender, Inkscape, computer security, and OpenOffice.
> There are lots of other potential topics as well.
>
> Here is our planning page:
> http://wiki.softwarefreedomday.org/2011/Canada/Kitchener/TWC
>
> You can offer up presentations here, by contacting me directly, or by
> contacting Charles.
>
> You can also offer to help out on the day. You don't need a lot of
> Linux knowledge to be helpful. Let us know what aspects of the day you
> would be interested in.
>
> We will also need lots of publicity help. It would be good to spread
> the word about this day. We hope to have a poster together soon, and
> there are many online resources that can be used for publicity.
>
> - Paul
>
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