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1) After the meeting some usually continue socializing on "The Drive". For those who want to mingle with  Ubuntu Vancouver folks, in a less formal (patio) setting, please plan to join us! 1) After the meeting some usually continue socializing on "The Drive". For those who want to '''mingle''' with Ubuntu Vancouver folks, in a less formal (patio) setting, please plan to join us!

Ubuntu Vancouver: Monthly General Meeting (August 2009)

When

  • Friday 14 August, 2009; 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM


    Important: Please RSVP at our Meetup site here to let us know if you're coming.

Where

Special Notice: Our venue has changed based on growing attendance estimates and some special plans we have for August. (Yes, we are growing that fast, and adding excitement too.) The new location Dharmalab (what better place to be planning for the release of Karmic Koala than the Dharmalab!) is very close to our historic meeting place, and is right beside Free Geek, which many of you know...

Dharmalab
1814 Pandora St., Unit #202
Vancouver, BC V5L 1M5

For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/ubuntuvancouver/calendar/10843858/
Always RSVP above to ensure that you are updated in the event we need to move to bigger space, and any other important news about this meeting.

Agenda

(This is a DRAFT. Your feedback will help shape the meeting.)

In the spirit of Ubuntu and diversity, please bring a guest or two to this meeting, ideally someone who normally wouldn't attend a "computer club" type of event (a friend, significant other, family member...) We promise to make it interesting for everyone who attends! Don't forget to add them to your RSVP if they're not already a meetup member.

  • Socialize, mingle, meet & greet (6:30 - 7:00pm)

  • Turn on the projector
  • Welcome new members! (Kim, our fearless Founder)
  • A Very Brief Evangelism Advocacy & Marketing Update (Randall. a.k.a. Mr. Buzz)

  • Our Logo: Contributed Ideas (Randall)
  • Recently in Ubuntuland: What's the Biggest News You've Heard in the Past Month? (all)
  • Lightning Talk 1: Women In Open Source, and Ubuntu Diversity (Malcolm & Scott)

  • Ligthning Talk 2: Create a cool music server at home, the easy way! (Craig)
  • Lightning Talk 3: Easy Ways to Get Ubuntu Support Online (Brandon)
  • Upcoming Events: Software Freedom Day - Planning to SpreadUbuntu!

  • Door Prizes! (Always a surprise!)
  • Socializing (8:10 - 8:30 pm)

Notes:

1) After the meeting some usually continue socializing on "The Drive". For those who want to mingle with Ubuntu Vancouver folks, in a less formal (patio) setting, please plan to join us!

2) In parallel with parts of the meeting we will be hosting a Rescue Centre. If you have an Ubuntu issue that you just can't seem to figure out, this will be the place for you! Expert(s) will be on hand to help triage issues and to provide suggestions. (Please remember to RSVP with a comment on the type of assistance that you will need.)

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