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BoF sessions on Thursday, August 16th 2018

All rooms are on the third floor (except 125, second floor) of Neues EI and have either a blackboard or a whiteboard.

Floor plans:

If you need any other equipment, please send an email to akademy-team@kde.org.
Please put your name and email address in the Host/Notes section. There is no length limitation; text will wrap.

BoF Wrap-up at 18:00
Please join the BoF wrap-up session this evening. Another opportunity for communication. Share outcomes and plans, cross-pollinate, attract attention to your project. Please select someone from your BoF to give a summary—topic, what was discussed and decided, what's next, resources desired.

The Akademy team might reasign BoFs based on operational needs

Room 121 (37 people, priority for workshops) - 16th August

Time Subject Host/Notes
9:30 Training "Nonviolent Communication"
12:30 Lunch
14:00 Training "Nonviolent Communication" cont

Room 122 (25 people) - 16th August

Time Subject Host/Notes
11:30 KDevelop BoF Future development, current issues, feedback. If you use KDevelop, we're also interested in your thoughts! Interested new contributors are also very welcome. Host: Sven Brauch <mail at svenbrauch.de>
12:30 Lunch
16:00 Mycroft BoF Session on writing skills for Mycroft AI, Integrating your KDE Application with voice assistance technology, Exploring use-cases for further integration with the multiple Plasma platforms and existing KDE Applications. Host: Aditya Mehra <aix.m@outlook.com>

Room 125 (2nd floor, 20 people) - 16th August

Time Subject Host/Notes
10:30 User sessions with logind Max Harmathy – introduction and discussion on the backgounds of Bug 389144 (libkworkspace: logind instantly kills all user sessions on shutdown)
12:30 Lunch
14:00 User sessions with logind Max Harmathy
15:00 Improving the "build from source" experience Host: Michael Pyne <mpyne@kde.org>. Building KDE-based software from source is essential for developers, interested power users, and testers. It can potentially even impact our ability to attract and retain contributors. kdesrc-build has long been used for this function, but is this still the best experience for our users in 2018? Would different methods (e.g. OBS, KDE Neon, Docker containers) be better for different audiences? What are the most important 3-5 improvements to make? How can we streamline the initial setup process here to be seamless?

Room 127 (37 people) - 16th August

Time Subject Host/Notes
9:30 Training "Online Fundraising and Campaigning"
12:30 Lunch
14:00 Training "Online Fundraising and Campaigning" cont

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