Promo/Events/Release Parties/4.7

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This page is for KDE SC 4.7 release party listings. Please follow the following template for readability and keep it sorted.

If you have question email lydia at kde org or kde-promo at kde org.

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<Place>

  • Date: DD/MM/YY (preferably within one week of release (27. July))
  • Time: 00:00UTC/00:00LOCAL - 00:00UTC/00:00LOCAL
  • Place: 12 Krazy Ave, Krazytown, Krazyland (link to map)
  • Organizer: Luis (email)
  • Other info:
    • Bring your own beer!
  • Who is coming? (Add yourself here if you want to come!)
    • Brian
    • Melissa
  • What are you doing?
    • Melissa will give a talk about 4.7
    • have a few beer
    • have fun

Europe

Germany

Karlsruhe

  • Date: 29.7.
  • Time: 19:00
  • Place: Vogelbräu Karlsruhe, Kapellenstraße (ask for the table reserved for Pintscher), see here for directions and parking.
  • Organizer: Lydia (lydia at kde org)
  • Who is coming? (Add yourself here if you want to come!)
    • Lydia
    • Andreas (ademmer at opensuse dot org)
    • Martin
    • Volker
    • Sven
    • Thorsten
    • Gregor
    • Michael (plans to be there)
    • Kai Uwe (definitly this time)
    • Manuel (Sput)
    • Dennis
  • What are you doing?
    • have a few beer
    • have fun

Ulm

  • Date: 30.7.
  • Time: 19:00
  • Place: Apartment of Mark and Myriam, Herrenkellergasse 4, Ulm
  • Organizer: Mark (kretschmann at kde org)
  • Who is coming? (Add yourself here if you want to come!)
    • Mark Kretschmann (kretschmann at kde dot org)
    • Myriam Schweingruber (myriam at kde dot org)
    • Christian Muehlhaeuser (muesli at gmail dot com)
    • Sherry Lochhaas (sherry.lochhaas at gmail)
    • Ian Monroe (imonroe at kde)
    • Manuel Nickschas (sputnick at quassel-irc dot org)
    • Michael Groh + Anika (brot at minad dot de)
    • Guenter Schwann
    • Edward Toroshchin + Tanya (edward.toroshchin@itwm.fraunhofer.de)
  • What are you doing?
    • Have tons of beer, wine, and other stuff (since Mark and Myriam won't be able to provide for everything, you might want to give a hand in buying/cooking/brewing/else)
    • Listen to music
    • Celebrate the release of Amarok 2.4.2 and Mark's birthday at the same time as well :)

Nürnberg

  • Date: 27.7.
  • Time: 19:30
  • Place: All-hands area at SUSE headquarter, Maxfeldstr. 5
  • Organizer: Cornelius, Klaas
  • Who is coming? (Feel free to add yourself here if you want to come, but we have enough space, so spontaneous visitors are welcome as well)
  • What are you doing?
    • Have a few short presentations as a starter:
      • The 88th release - Cornelius Schumacher
      • KDE 4.7 Feature Walkthrough: Sascha Peilicke
      • KDE PIM 2.0: Ismail Dönmesz
      • Marble 4.7: Whats new? : Torsten Rahn
    • Talk about KDE and whatever else is interesting
    • Have some beer
    • Have a lot of fun

Greece

Thessaloniki

  • Date: 19 August 2011
  • Time: 21:00
  • Place: Dolly's (Map)
  • Organizer: Theo
  • Who is coming?(Feel free to add yourself!)
    • Theo
    • differentreality
    • diamond_gr (Stathis)
    • Tsiapaliwkas Giorgos (terietor)
    • Tsiapaliokas Antonis (kokeroulis)
    • Anastasios Ksouzafeiris (ankso)
    • gkiagia (most probably)
    • Efstathios Xatzikiriakidis (efxa)
    • Dimitrios Papapoulios (skiarxon)
    • Nikolaos Chatzidakis (nikhatzi)
  • What are you doing?
    • Nerdy chit chat
    • Distribute KDE LiveCDs, stickers, pins
    • Lottery!! (Prizes include T-Shirts and USB sticks)
    • Have fun
    • Have beers
    • Eat the Kake (KDE Cake)
    • NULL, void, None, nill :)

France

Toulouse

  • Time: July the 27th, at about 8pm
  • Place: Le paradis du fruit - 16, bd de Strasbourg - 31000 Toulouse
  • Organizer: Jean-Nicolas (morice-net on irc) (jeannicolasartaud at gmail com)
  • Details: [KDE 4.7 release webpage]
  • Who is coming? (Add yourself [on the form] if you want to come!)
    • Kévin Ottens
    • Jean-Nicolas Artaud
    • Find the list at the bottom of [this page]
  • What are you doing?
    • eat healthy food and drink fruit cocktails
    • have fun and drink beer, for those that don't like cocktails
    • discuss about some future events around KDE

Poland

Warsaw

  • Time: July the 23th, at about 10am
  • Place: Warsaw University of Technology
  • Organizer: Marcin Karpezo (@sirmacik), Paweł Bąk (@kichawa), Karolina Pomarańska and Michał Woźniak (@rysiek) - contact us via kontakt at archcon dot pl
  • Details: [Conference website (so far in Polish)]
  • Who is coming?
  • What are you doing?
    • we'll have fe presentations about FLOSS and its place in business world
    • Paweł'll present new features in KDE 4.7
    • then we'll have nice party

Spain

Barcelona

  • Date: 29/7
  • Time: 22h 00
  • Place: El Disbarat. C/ Montseny, 14 (08012 Barcelona). Al costat de Gran de Gràcia (Metro L3 Fontana)
  • Organizer: Aleix Pol <aleixpol a kde punt org>
  • Who is coming? (Add yourself here if you want to come!)
    • Aleix Pol
    • Josep Ma. Ferrer
    • Víctor Blázquez
    • Pedro López-Cabanillas
    • Miquel Sabaté
    • Albert Vaca
  • What are you doing?
    • Having dinner and discussing about KDE and FreeSoftware awesomeness.

Valencia

  • Date: 02/8
  • Time: 20.45h
  • Place: La Lobera de Xiqui (Av. Blasco Ibáñez, 124)
  • Organizer: Baltasar Ortega <baltolkien a gmail punt com>
  • Who is coming? (Add yourself here if you want to come!)
    • Baltasar Ortega
    • Mª Amparo Edo
    • Cristina Yenyxe González
    • Pau Garcia
    • Iván Vicente Escrivá Aparisi
    • Sergio Izquierdo Martínez
    • Badlop
  • What are you doing?
    • Having dinner and discussing about KDE and FreeSoftware awesomeness.

Asia

India

Bangalore

  • Date and Time: [Doodle poll]
  • Time: tbd
  • Place: tbd in Bangalore, Karnataka, India
  • Organizer: Tushar Mehta (mehtatus at gmail dot com)
  • Who is coming? (Add yourself here if you want to come!)
    • Tushar Mehta
    • Phaneendra Hegde
    • Vamsi Krishna Brahmajosyula
    • Yuvraj Tomar
    • Pritam Ghanghas
  • What are you doing?
    • have fun
    • Would like to meet other KDE people
    • have talk with them
    • have nice food ;)
    • exchange ideas and thoughts

Taiwan

Taipei

  • Date and Time: 2011-08-02 19:00
  • Place: Mix Coffee & Tea (200 Sec. 2 Nanchang Rd., Taipei)
  • Organizer: Franklin Weng (franklin at goodhorse dot idv dot tw), Taiwan Open Source Software User Group (TOSSUG)
  • Who is coming?
    • Franklin Weng
    • Community members of TOSSUG
    • ... and many other KDE users in Taiwan
  • What are you doing?
    • Form a real KDE user community in Taiwan
    • Introduce KDE 4.7
    • Current status of KDE zh_TW localization
    • Talk about Aaron Seigo's visit to Taiwan and his session in COSCUP (8/20)
    • Talk about Birds of a Feature sessions in COSCUP (8/20 evening)

North America

USA

Farmville, Virginia

  • Date and Time: July 27th
  • Time: 6:30pm-10:30pm
  • Place: 1411 High Street
  • Organizer: Robert Marmorstein (rmmarm AT sdf DOT lonestar DOT org)
  • Who is coming? (Add yourself here if you want to come!)
    • Robert and Beth Marmorstein
    • Matthew Jayce Gaines
    • Bryan Roethel
    • Mark Colombo
  • What are you doing?
    • Hanging out and meeting other KDE enthusiasts
    • Eating food (snacks, maybe pizza)
    • Playing board games (or Linux LAN games)
    • Showcasing new features of KDE 4.7
  • Other info:
    • Farmville is about 1 hour west of Richmond, VA, 1 hour east of Lynchburg, VA, and about an hour and a half south of Charlottesville, VA. If you live in the Raleigh-Durham area in NC, we are only about two and a half hours north.
    • My wife and I don't drink, so please no alcohol. If you want to grab a drink afterward, there are several places in town that would be great for an "afterparty".

Portland, Oregon at Frakkin OSCON!

  • Date and Time: Wednesday July 27th
  • Time: 19:00-21:00 (7pm-9pm) (flexible)
  • Place: One or more tables in the Hacker's Area (located outside the Expo Hall) at OSCON Oregon Convention Center. It'll be at the tables with the ethernet switches. I should be wearing a KDE India t-shirt.
  • Organizer: Elcaset (Chad) Quick way to reach me: 206-455-one542 (voice, not SMS). Otherwise, a much slower way to reach me: (elcaseti AT gmail DOT com)
  • Who is coming? (Add yourself here if you want to come!)
    • Elcaset
    • Valorie (woooooo! for the idea)(valorie-zimmerman at kubuntu.org)
  • What are you doing?
    • meeting other KDE enthusiasts
    • I am creating a Qt user group for PDX (Portland)
    • discuss Free Geek Seattle & Free Geek Portland
    • Beer and/or other beverages (BYOB)

South America

Argentina

Rosario

Brazil

Campinas, Sao Paulo

  • Date: August 5th or 6th
  • Time: 19:30pm - 22:00pm (?)
  • Place: tbd
  • Organizer: Tulio Magno (tuliom AT quites DOT com DOT br)
  • Who is coming? (Add yourself here if you want to come!)
    • Tulio Magno
  • What are you doing?
    • Food
    • Beer

Salvador, Bahia

  • Date and Time: July 28th
  • Time: 5:00pm - 22:00pm
  • Place: Largo da Dinha (Rio Vermelho)
  • Organizer: Sandro Andrade (sandroandrade AT kde DOT org)
  • Who is coming? (Add yourself here if you want to come!)
    • Sandro Andrade
    • Luis Paulo
    • Mateus Ataide
    • Heider Sassou
    • William
  • What are you doing?
    • Enjoy the sunset
    • Food (acarajé, abará)
    • Beer
    • Random conversations

Teresina, Piauí

  • Date and Time: July 29th
  • Time: 19:00pm - 22:00pm
  • Place: Praça de alimentação do Teresina Shopping
  • Organizer: Aracele Torres (araceletorres AT gmail DOT com)
  • Who is coming? (Add yourself here if you want to come!)
    • Aracele
    • Francisco Fernandes (aka Xicão)
    • Bianca
    • Ângela
    • Lucas
    • Leo
    • André
  • What are you doing?
    • Food
    • Beer
    • Conversations about KDE, the universe and everything!

São Carlos, São Paulo

  • Date and Time: Around 27 July
  • Time: 19:00pm - 23:00pm
  • Place: Negotiable
  • Organizer: Filipe Saraiva (filip.saraiva AT gmail DOT com)
  • Who is coming? (Add yourself here if you want to come!)
    • Filipe Saraiva
    • Daniel
  • What are you doing?
    • Beer!
    • Pizza!
    • Beer!
    • Conversations about KDE
    • More beer!

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