ReApprovalApplication2012

The CanadianTeam

Key Details

Experience (2011 - 2012)

Team Reports

Many activities for the CanadianTeam are highlighted in the aggregate Team Reports for 2011 and 2012.
Membership in Ubuntu-ca grew from 200+ to 300+ since the ReApproval of 2010.

Conference participation

FSOSS/Ontario Linux Fest 2011
* dscassel gave a talk about Ubuntu Canada and facilitated a workshop/discussion about Ubuntu reaching 20 million users.
* Gord Campbell presented at FSOSS/Linuxfest 2011

Software Freedom Day
* 2011 Presentations by Charles McColm (chaslinux) and BobJonkman
* 2012 Presentations by Joe Wennechuk (youcanreachmehere) and BobJonkman

Software Freedom Day participants: David Carr, Bob Jonkman, Raul Suarez, John Kerr, Joe Wennechuk

Release Parties

NattyNarwhal (11.04)
* Toronto
* Kitchener

NattyNarwhal Release Party in Toronto

NattyNarwhal Release Party in Toronto

OneiricOcelot (11.10)
* Toronto
* Kitchener

Ubuntu Deviled Eggs at the OneiricOcelot Release Party in KW

Ubuntu Deviled Eggs at the OneiricOcelot Release Party in KW

PrecisePangolin (12.04 LTS)
* Toronto
* Kitchener

Kitchener-Waterloo PrecisePangolin Release Party

Kitchener-Waterloo PrecisePangolin Release Party

QuantalQuetzal (12.10)
* Toronto
* Kitchener

The Toronto QuantalQuetzal Release Party had cupcakes

The Toronto QuantalQuetzal Release Party had cupcakes

Global Jam Participation

Ubuntu Hours or other regular meetings

Participation and Collaboration with other Open Source Groups and Projects

UDS participations

Roadmap

Events

  • In collaboration with other open source groups in the area, planning to start a non-profit organisation aiding open source and creative commons projects to hold local and regional events.
  • Ubuntu LAN Parties (Playing free software games on Ubuntu, successful BETA) - Future different cities playing against each other

  • Speaking at KWLUG

  • Increased Global Jam participation
  • Continued release parties
  • Events outside of the province of Ontario.

Outreach

  • Creation and maintenance of registry for local open source and creative commons groups throughout Ontario, and later throughout Canada.
  • Contacting Canadian LUGs and encouraging them to hold Ubuntu events, stay in touch.
  • Participation in organization created for aiding open source and creative commons events in order to leverage synergies.
  • Hakim Sheriff distributes "Powered by Ubuntu" stickers on behalf of System76

Online

Advocacy

  • Advocating Ubuntu at local multicultural festivals, etc.
  • Brainstorm effective advocacy techniques.

CanadianTeam/ReApprovalApplication2012 (last edited 2013-03-09 23:40:07 by bjonkman)