UbuCon at Ohio LinuxFest

It’s official there will be an UbuCon (mini Ubuntu Conference) at the Ohio LinuxFest on Friday, September 10, 2010 from 10am until 5pm.


You’re Invited!!!

Speaker’s include:

* Beth Lynn Eicher – Bug #1

* Jorge Castro – Low Hanging Fruit  – Getting Started

* Amber Graner – A Year NTEU Ubuntu (What a non-technical/developer can do in a tech organization in a year)

* Ohio LoCo Team – What is a LoCo Team? LoCo Team FAQs and how you can help!

* Mackenzie Morgan – The Ubuntu Development Process

* David Mandala – Ubuntu on Arm Q&A

So as you can see we have a really great line up and I am so excited to be part of this UbuCon.  The folks from the Ohio LoCo Team are talking the lead on this even and I am sure it’s going to be a rockin’ event.

The UbuCon is a free event and everyone is welcome!

Check out the Ohio Linux Fest and register today! 🙂 (Please and Thank you!!)

Still unsure if you should go?  Here is what the Ohio Linux Fest press release had to say about this event.

Ohio LinuxFest Speakers Announced and Registration Open

Columbus, OHIO — August 9, 2010 — The Ohio LinuxFest is proud to announce that registration is now open for Ohio LinuxFest. The schedule has also been announced, and this year will feature a fantastic line-up of talks for new and experienced Linux users. The 2010 Ohio LinuxFest takes place in Columbus, Ohio at the Greater Columbus Convention Center from September 10 through September 12.

As always, the main schedule takes place on Saturday. The schedule kicks off with a keynote from GNOME Foundation Executive Director Stormy Peters, followed by five tracks of talks from open source and Linux experts like Tarus Balog, Amber Graner, Catherine Devlin, Dru Lavigne, Paul Frields, and Jon ‘maddog’ Hall. This year’s OLF also features a special medical track for those interested in the use of free and open source software in medicine.

The final keynote will be a real treat for Linux and open source enthusiasts interested in free media. Christopher “Monty” Montgomery of Xiph.org will be talking about next generation open source media formats.

Once again the Ohio LinuxFest is free to all, but space is limited. Sign up today at http://ohiolinux.org/register.html. If you want to support OLF, the organizers have made a supporter package available for $65 that includes lunch and an OLF t-shirt. For those who want to attend Friday’s OLFU sessions, a professional pass is also available for $350.

Hotel rooms are also limited. The Ohio LinuxFest organizers have made arrangements with Drury Inn for a low rate available on a first-come, first-served basis. Note that rooms usually sell out, so book early! More info is available athttp://ohiolinux.org/hotel.html.

About Ohio LinuxFest

The Ohio LinuxFest is a grassroots conference for the open source community that started in 2003 as an inter-LUG meeting and has grown steadily since to become the midwest’s largest open source event. It’s an annual event for Linux and open source enthusiasts to gather, share information, and socialize.

Hope to see you there!


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