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  • Date: DD/MM/YY (preferably within one week of release on 25th of January)
  • Time: 00:00 - 00:00
  • 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 4.8
    • have a few beer
    • have fun

Asia

India

Durgapur, West Bengal

  • Date: 04/02/12
  • Time: ~17:00
  • Place: NIT Durgapur
  • Organizer: Tirtha Chatterjee (wyuka) (tirtha DOT p DOT chatterjee AT gmail DOT com)
  • Who is coming? (Add yourself here if you want to come!)
    • Smit Shah (Who)
    • Samikshan Bairagya (Samxan)
  • What are you doing?
    • Who will give a workshop on developing for KDE 4.8
    • Who, wyuka and samxan will give a talk on the ways to get involved in the KDE community
    • Overnight hackfest (lots of fun + features + bugfixes)

North America

United States

Bellingham, Washington

  • Date: Saturday 2012-01-28
  • Start Time: ~14:00
  • Place: 2601 North Park Drive [1]
  • Organizer: Anthony Penzinski (anthony"在"penzinski.com)
  • Purpose: As the SuSE people like to say, to "have a lot of fun".
  • Details: Potluck meal, light drinking, stimulating conversation, strange eclectic music. Family friendly. Noob friendly. Microsoft friendly! ;^{)
  • Parking: If you come in a car, there should be room to park along Broadway in front of the Roeder Home, and along North Park Drive.

New York City

Europe

Czech Republic

Prague

  • Who is coming? (Add yourself here if you want to come!)
    • Theo
  • What are you doing?
    • Short talks
    • Drink coffee, beers
    • Distribute KDE swag and KDE 4.8 LiveDVD's
    • Eat the Kake (KDE Cake)
    • Have fun!!

Denmark

Copenhagen

  • Who is coming? (Add yourself here if you want to come!)
    • Martin Schlander (QuickFeed: yes)
    • Sune Vuorela (QuickFeed: yes)
    • Morten Sjøgren (QuickFeed: yes)
    • Alexander Færøy (QuickFeed: yes)
    • Lars Aronsson (QuickFeed: yes)
    • Jon Bendtsen (QuickFeed: yes)
    • Bryan Østergaard (QuickFeed: yes)
    • Claus Christensen (QuickFeed: yes)
    • Allan Sandfeld

France

Limoges

  • Date: 26th of January
  • Time: 18:00
  • Place: IUT du Limousin (University of Limoges)
  • Organizer: Ludovic Grossard (grossard at kde org) / alternatives87
  • Who is coming? (Add yourself here if you want to come!)
    • Sylvain Floury
    • Ludovic Grossard
    • Alix Mascret
    • Olivier Toussaint
  • What are you doing?
    • talks (what's new in 4.8, highlights on some KDE softwares)
    • have fun
    • after that, have dinner together (gnu-bouffe as we say :) )


Toulouse

  • Date: 25th of January
  • Time: 20:00
  • Place: Le paradis du fruit - 16, bd de Strasbourg - 31000 Toulouse
  • Organizer: Jean-Nicolas (morice-net on irc) (jeannicolasartaud at gmail com)
  • Details: [KDE 4.8 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

Paris

  • Date: 9th of February
  • Time: 19:00
  • Place: Au Père Fouettard - 9 rue Pierre Lescot - Paris
  • Organizer: Parinux
  • Details: [KDE4.8 Feast]
  • What are you doing?
    • eat and drink
    • KDE technology presentation and demo (both plasma-desktop and plasma-notebook)

Germany

Karlsruhe

  • Date: 28th of January
  • Time: 19:00
  • Place: Stövchen (table is reserved for Pintscher)
  • Organizer: Lydia Pintscher (lydia at kde org)
  • Who is coming? (Add yourself here if you want to come!)
    • Lydia Pintscher
    • Martin Gräßlin
    • Kai Uwe Broulik (also celebrating birthday that day, will maybe bring a cake or something)
    • Eckhart Wörner
    • Thorsten Zachmann
    • Volker Lanz
    • Frank Karlitschek
    • (Dennis Nienhüser. Maybe I'm able to join very late)
    • Manuel Nickschas
    • Jonathan Kolberg
    • Patrick von Reth
    • Florian Jacob
    • Sven Krohlas
  • What are you doing?
    • have nice food and drinks
    • talks? (Who wants to give one?)
      • I plan to prepare something about software patents --Sven423 13:40, 23 January 2012 (UTC)
    • have fun
    • What’s about keysigning?

Ulm

  • Date: 27th of January
  • Time: 19:00
  • Place: Herrenkellergasse 4, Ulm (aka Hotel M & M)
  • Organizer: Mark Kretschmann (kretschmann at kde org), Myriam Schweingruber (myriam at kde org)
  • Who is coming? (Add yourself here if you want to come!)
    • Mark Kretschmann
    • Myriam Schweingruber
    • Manuel Nickschas
    • David Weber
    • Burak Aktas
    • Martin Aumüller
    • Ralf Engels
    • Harald 'Princess Butterfly' Sitter
    • Wolf-Michael Bolle
    • Ian 'Princess Pony' Monroe
    • Benoît Sauts(with GF)
  • What are you doing?
    • Party
      • please bring drinks, finger food will be provided, but some awesome salad or cake is a good idea. Please coordinate with M & M :)
      • keysigning eventually?

Berlin

Greece

Thessaloniki

  • Date: tba - likely weekend of 28/29th of January
  • Time: tba
  • Place: tba
  • Organizer: Kostas Koudaras (warlordfff at opensuse dot org)
  • Who is coming? (Add yourself here if you want to come!)
    • Efstathios Iosifidis (diamond_gr at freemail teleia gr)
    • Giorgos Tsiapaliwkas
    • Antonis Tsiapaliokas
  • What are you doing?

Athens

  • Date: tba
  • Time: tba
  • Place: tba
  • Organizer: Christos Loukas (commixon at gmail com)
  • Who is coming? (Add yourself here if you want to come!)
    • Petros Vidalis (pvidalis at gmail dot com) (not so sure but I think I will be there)
  • What are you doing?

Larissa

  • Date: 27-1-2012
  • Time: 18:00
  • Place: LinuxTeam ATEI Larisas Lab
  • Organizer: Giorgos Tsiapaliwkas (terietor at gmail com)
  • Who is coming? (Add yourself here if you want to come!)
    • Giorgos Tsiapaliwkas
    • Antonis Tsiapaliokas
    • Eirini Karapetsa
    • Dimitris Papapoulios
    • More people will attend..
  • What are you doing?
    • Giorgos will have a talk about KDE SC 4.8 and KDE el
    • Have foods,drinks and a nice cake
    • Have a nice time

Serres

  • Date: 22/2/2012
  • Time: 22.00
  • Place: Cafe Bar Goya, Serres
  • Organizer: SerLUG
  • Who is coming? (Add yourself here if you want to come!)
  • What are you doing?
    • Have a nice time


Kastoria

  • Date: 25-2-2012
  • Time: 13:30
  • Place: Linux Team ATEI Kastoria Lab
  • Organizer: Vennos Alexandros & Tuska Euaggelia
  • Who is coming? (Add yourself here if you want to come!)
    • Alexandros Vennos
    • Euaggelia Tuska
    • Dimitra Dimitriadou
    • Vasilis Kuriazopoulos
    • Teo Emmanouilidis
    • Giorgos Tsiapaliwkas
    • Antonis Tsiapaliokas
    • More people will attend..
  • What are you doing?
    • Giorgos will have a talk about KDE SC 4.8 and KDE el
    • Have foods,drinks and a nice cake
    • Have a nice time

Italy

Torino

  • Date: 26/01/12
  • Time: tba
  • Place: tba
  • Organizer: Vincenzo Buttazzo (vbuttazzo DOT yahoo DOT com)
  • Who is coming? (Add yourself here if you want to come!)
  • What are you doing?
    • Talk about 4.8
    • Meet other KDE fans!

The Netherlands

Culemborg

  • Date: 27 January (Friday)
  • Time: 19:00 - 22:00
  • Place: KovoKs, Randweg 3-b, 4104 AC Culemborg (directions)
  • Organizer: Alexander van Loon (a dot vanloon at alexandervanloon dot nl) and Tom Albers
  • Other info:
    • Please mention if you want to eat along with the pizzas so we know how much should be ordered. Please give a small financial contribution so we can pay for the drinks.
  • Who is coming? (Add yourself here if you want to come!)
    • Alexander van Loon
    • Tom Albers
    • Sebastian Kügler
    • Heinz Wiesinger
    • Arjen Hiemstra
    • Freek de Kruijf
  • What are you doing?
    • Sebastian will give a presentation and demo of Plasma Active.
    • Arjen Hiemstra will talk about the work done on Gluon and Calligra.
    • Pizzas and drinks will be taken care of.
  • NOTICE: this release party has been cancelled due to lack of interest. We apologize for the late notice.

Slovenia

Ljubljana

  • Who is coming? (Add yourself here if you want to come!)
    • Jure Repinc
    • Andrej Vernekar
    • Miha čančula
    • Matija Šuklje
    • Andrej Čremožnik
    • Jaka Kranjc
  • What are you doing?
    • 3 presentations
    • food and drinks
    • handing out small goodies
    • have fun

Spain

Madrid

  • Date: January 20th (Friday)
  • Time: 22:00
  • Place: Pizza Marzano, Gran Vía, 69
  • Organizer: Albert Astals Cid (aacid@kde.org)
  • Who is coming? (Add yourself here if you want to come (or mail me at aacid@kde.org))
    • Albert Astals Cid
    • Javier Llorente
    • Rafael Fernández López
    • Jaime Torres Amate (y mujer)
    • Raúl Sánchez Siles
    • Rafael Rodríguez
    • Athanasios-Ilias Rousinopoulos
  • What are you doing?
    • have nice food and drinks
    • have fun

Barcelona

  • Date: Friday, January 27th
  • Time: 22:00 (to be confirmed, will make the reservation once we know who comes)
  • Place: Sant Andreu Jabugo. Plaça Palmeres 5, 08030 Barcelona
  • Organizer: Aleix Pol Gonzalez (aleixpol@kde.org)
  • Who is coming? (Add yourself here if you want to come!)
    • Aleix Pol Gonzalez
    • Víctor Blázquez Francisco
    • Josep Ma. Ferrer
    • Albert Astals Cid
    • Carlos Cabezas
    • Orestes Mas
    • David Gil (as I am new and nobody will know me, my blog is Expolio Intelectual)
    • Miquel Adroer (http://miquel66.caliu.cat/)
    • Miquel Sabaté Solà
    • Albert Vaca Cintora
    • Álvaro Villalba Navarro
    • Carmine De Rosa (+1)
    • Alfons Callado Pallarès
  • What are you doing?
    • have nice food and drinks
    • have fun

Málaga

  • Date: January 27th (Friday)
  • Time: 21:30
  • Place: Las Garrafas restaurant.
  • Organizer: Agustin Benito Bethencourt & Antonio Larrosa (abenito@kde.org)
  • Who is coming? (Add yourself here if you want to come (or mail me at abenito@kde.org))
    • Antonio Larrosa
    • Agustin Benito Bethencourt
    • Alberto Barrionuevo
    • Alberto Salmerón Moreno
    • Alvaro Manuel Recio Perez
    • Mari Carmen Correa
    • Jesús Escapa
    • Alberto Sanz
    • Almudena Aguado
    • Javier Ramirez
    • ~12 developers from the GStreamer Hackfest 2012


  • What are you doing?
    • have nice food and drinks

Switzerland

Visp

  • Date: January 27th (Friday)
  • Time: arround 19:00
  • Place: Restaurant Mühle, right beneath the main station
  • Organizer: Mario Fux (fux@kde.org)
  • Info: After the LUGO General Assembly
  • Who is coming? (Add yourself here if you want to come (or mail me at fux@kde.org))
    • Mario Fux
    • Oliver Summermatter
  • What are you doing?
    • have nice food and drinks
    • have fun
    • Probably some demo of the new software

Finland

Helsinki

  • Date: 12/01/12
  • Time: 18:00
  • Place: Hiomotie 32, Helsinki, FI 00380
  • Organizer: Laszlo Papp (lpapp@kde.org)
  • Who is coming? (Add yourself here if you want to come!)
    • Laszlo Papp
    • Juhapekka Piiroinen
    • Aapo Rista
    • Henri Ranki
    • Mike Bradshaw
    • Samu Voutilainen
    • Jason Robinson
  • What are you doing?
    • Talk about KDE 4.8.
    • Have free food, drinks and sauna -> fun :)

South America

Brazil

Teresina

  • Date: 27 January
  • Time: 19:00
  • Place: Ateliê do Chef
  • Organizer: Aracele Torres (aracele@kde.org)
  • Who is coming? (Add yourself here if you want to come!)
    • Aracele
    • Chicão
    • Lucas
  • What are you doing?
    • Beer and Pizza and KDE Stuff!

São Carlos

  • Date: 27 january
  • Time: 20:00h local time
  • Place: Estação Trem Bão, Av. São Carlos [3]
  • Organizer: Filipe Saraiva (filipe@kde.org)
  • Costs: Cada um paga o que consumir
  • Who is coming?
    • Filipe
    • Vitor
    • Daniel
    • Rodrigo
  • What are you doing?
    • Beer
    • Beer
    • Talk about KDE 4.8
    • Talk about KDE Community
    • KDE 4.8 demonstration
    • Beer

Florianópolis

  • Date: 28th January
  • Time: after 9PM
  • Place: Chop do Gus - Kobrasol
  • Organizer: Domingos Teruel (dteruel@opensuse.org)
  • Who is coming? (Add yourself here if you want to come!)
    • Domingos Teruel
    • Luiz Octavio Cobucci
    • Jhonny
    • Julio Cesar Tomaschitz
  • What are you doing?
    • Beer, 'Salgadinhos', and KDE Stuff!
    • Have a lot of fun!

Rio de Janeiro

  • Date: 27/02
  • Time: 19h
  • Place: Lanchão & CIA - Rua do Ouvidor, Centro. Rio de Janeiro - RJ
  • Organizer: Diogo Leal (diogo@diogoleal.com)


  • Who is coming?
    • Diogo Leal
    • Tomaz Canabrava

Argentina

Capital

  • Date: 26/10/12
  • Time: 19:00 - 23:00
  • Place: Orsai Bar - Humberto Primo 471, San Telmo
  • Organizer: Alvaro
  • What are you doing?
    • Have a few beers
    • Perhaps give some lightning talks

Corrientes

  • Date: 27/01/12
  • Time: 20:00 - 04:00
  • Place: BioWare Informatica - Hipolito Irigoyen (link to map: comming soon)
  • Organizer: Martín - Jorge
  • Who is coming?
  • What are you doing?
    • Talk about 4.8 and install it
    • Have a few beer with paninis


Peru

Cuzco

  • Date: 26/01/12
  • Time: 20:00 - 02:00
  • Place: Cafe-Restaurant Aldea Yanapay - Calle Ruinas 415, 2do piso
  • Organizer: Ronny Yabar
  • Who is coming?
    • Jamel Hilares
    • Michel Castillo
    • Ronny Yabar
  • What are you doing?
    • Talk about KDE 4.8 new features and demos.
    • KDE Peru community and how to gain new contributors.
    • Beer, pisco sour, some food and have a lot of fun.

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