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Re: Upcoming events


Re: Global Jam, if there's any interest, it's possible I can find an
Ubuntu-friendly Kwartzlab member who'd be willing to hold the fort and host
it there.  Like Stephen or Jonathan or John or even Ralph. :)


On Tue, Feb 19, 2013 at 3:35 PM, Bob Jonkman <bjonkman@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hello Everybodeee! There are a few things happening in the near future,
> so I just wanted to make sure we're all in the loop.
> This coming Saturday (23 February 2013) is OpenDataDay. OpenDataWR has
> arranged with Kwartzlab to have an Open Data Hackathon from 2:00pm to
> 10:00pm. There's info at
> http://wiki.opendataday.org/Kitchener-Waterloo2013 and a spot where you
> can add your name if you're coming. If you don't want to sign up on that
> wiki let me know and I can add you.  Programming skills not necessarily
> required; designers are needed, librarians to organize data,
> mathematicians to do statistics, artists to make infographics, &c.
> The weekend following, Fri-Sat 1-3 March 2013 is the Ubuntu Global Jam.
> Neither Darcy nor I will be available that weekend, so it would be great
> if someone can set up a meeting place.  Suggestion: A Matter Of Taste is
> a downtown Kitchener coffee shop with customer-friendly electrical
> outlets under the seats; good for 8-10 people to gather.  A global jam
> doesn't require programming skills either. Just install the latest
> Ubuntu release, and report any bugs or incompatibilities you run into.
> There's a list of other activities
> athttps://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuGlobalJam
> Charles McColm is hosting an Ubuntu Hour on Friday, 1 March 2013 at the
> Egg Roll King restaurant. It happens to be the first day of the Global
> Jam, so I'll probably have the latest .ISO for Raring Ringtail,
> available for copyingto a thumb drive.  I dont' think we'll get much
> jamming in at ERK, though.
> Finally, at the last IRC meeting we talked about setting up a LoCo
> ReApproval Application Partyto polish up the pages at
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/CanadianTeam/ReApprovalApplication2012  An
> Approved LoCo (Local Community team, ie. Ubuntu Canada) receives Ubuntu
> branded disks at each release. The LoCo Council
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/LoCoCouncil/ holds meetings at which teams are
> re-approved. There's actually a meetingin IRC today at 4:00pm; the next
> one is on 19 March 2013. It would be good to have our ReApproval ready
> for the March meeting so that we can get disks shortly after the Raring
> Ringtail release on 25 April.  Re-approval page polishing could be done
> during the Global Jam.  If not then, how about sometime on Saturday, 9
> March? Let me know who's available when.
> --Bob.
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