Akademy/2013/Volunteers

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Sign up to Volunteer!

To sign up, please follow these steps:

  • Before filling your name in, please read the Call for Volunteers.
  • Check out the tasks below to see what interests you.
  • Edit the table below and fill in your name and data. Please provide your name, the languages you speak, whether you are a local and/or know Bilbao, and when you are available.
  • Add your local mobile telephone number to your Akademy user profile.
  • Join the IRC channel #akademy on freenode

Available tasks

Before the event

  • print and fold name badges and put them into pouches
  • set up the venues:
    • hang banners and poster and signage
    • distribute cables in rooms
    • set up video
  • Wifi and other networking
    • check with College IT to ensure that requirements are met
    • check if there is a need for extra switches and LAN cables
  • Party coordination (Saturday)
    • work with venue before and during the event

During the event

  • Pre-registration (Friday afternoon/early evening)
    • check in attendees and hand out badges
    • print out new badges if necessary
  • Registration/Info desk (Saturday to Thursday)
    • check in attendees and hand out badges
    • print new badges if necessary
    • sell KDE merchandise
    • general point of information
  • Session chairs
    • check that the speaker has water
    • introduce the speaker
    • make sure that the talk starts and ends on time
    • moderate questions
  • Runner
    • able to drive a car
    • run errands, shop for stuff that might be missing
    • find people when needed
  • Party coordination
    • check party venue before attendees arrive
    • set up posters and other party stuff
    • check badges of attendees at entrance
    • help tidy up afterwards
  • Video operator
    • help record the talks
  • Group photo
    • assemble group
    • take picture of all attendees


After the event (Friday afternoon)

  • tidy venue
  • return sponsor materials
  • return other materials as necessary

Sign up to volunteer

(Please add your name and information)


Name/IRC nick/email Languages local knowledge (y/n)? days/times available comments
Claudia Rauch, claudiar, rauch at kde dot org German, English n 12-19 July set up venue, registration/info desk
Dani Gutiérrez, danitxu, jdanitxu at gmail.com Spanish, Basque, English y Full time, Full calendar
Cruz Borges, cruzki, cruz.borges at deusto.es Spanish, English y Full time, Full calendar
Smit Mehta, smitmehta, [email protected] English n 13-15 july Session Chair, Registration Desk
Neja Repinc, [email protected] English n 12 July name badges, banners/posters
Yash Shah, yashshah, [email protected] English n 13-15 July Session Chair and Registration desk
Laszlo Papp, [email protected] English, Hungarian no Any time Session Chair and video recording
Martin Klapetek, [email protected] English, Czech, Slovak n Anytime except Day2 (14th) from 14h to 16h Session chair
Adrián Chaves Fernández, Gallaecio, [email protected] English, Spanish, Galician n Full time, Full calendar
David Edmundson, [email protected] British English n Full time
Rishab Arora, spacetime, [email protected] English n 13-15 July Session Chair
Iker Salmón, [email protected] English, spanish y 11-16 July
Sébastien Renard, renards, renard at kde dot org French, English n 12-19 july Session chair, registration/info desk, party coord.
Luis Cuerdo, [email protected] Basque, English, German, Slovak, Spanish y 17 -19 Session chairs, runner, tidy, return materials
Jorge Cacho, jorge.cacho.h at gmail dot com Spanish, English y Part time, Full calendar
Till Adam, [email protected] German, English n 11-19 session chair, registration desk
Vishesh Handa, [email protected] English, Hindi n 11 - 19 Session Chair
Gonzalo Gonzalez, txalo, gggonzalez002 at ikasle.ehu.es Spanish, English and a little bit of Portuguese y 12-19 full-time Group photo,
Carl Symons, kallecarl, carlsymonsATgmailDOTcom native English speaker/writer/editor n 14:00 - 23:59 remotely writing, editing
Alejandro Exojo, suy, suy(you know)badopi.org Spanish, English n 11-17 (full time) Runner (I'll get my car if needed), video, or anything else.
Ander Pijoan, ander, ander.pijoan AT deusto DOT es Spanish and English y Full time, Full calendar
José Millán Soto, fid_jose, fid at gpul dot org Spanish, Galician, English and a little French 11 - 19
Jorge Acosta, jorgeact at gmail dot com Spanish, English y 11 - 12 -13 - 14 Tidy up , Runner
Devaja Shah, devaja, [email protected] English n 12th to 19th Registration/Info Desk, Session Chairs, Party Coordination
Gorka Sorrosal, gsorrosal, gsorrosal AT deusto DOT es Spanish, English y Full time, Full calendar Video Recording
Oihane Kamara, oihanek, oihane.esteban AT deusto DOT es Spanish, English y 15th to 19th, full-time
Shivam Makkar, makkar, amourphious1992ATgmailDOTcom English n 14th to 19th july, full time name badges, banners/posters, session chair
Egoitz Puerta, Egoitz, epuerta001ATikasleDOTehuDOTcom English spanish y 15th to 19th, full-time
Pedro Jurado Maqueda, ped.juradoAT gmail DOT com Spanish, English, German n 10th to 13th July, Full time Mostly cabling and technical stuff...

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