Akademy/2014/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 Brno, 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 place signs on the walls
    • directions to rooms
    • directions to food, coffee, team room, etc.
    • name of the BOF rooms
    • how to reach party venue
  • print and fold name badges and put them into pouches
  • set up the venue:
    • hang banners, posters, and signage
    • distribute cables in rooms

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
    • provide general 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 (local volunteers)
    • able to drive a car
    • run errands
    • find people when needed
  • Video operator
    • help record the talks
  • Group photo
    • assemble group
    • take picture of all attendees

After the event (Friday afternoon)

  • help clean the 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
Georgia Young, geographic, georgia.young at kde dot org English n 6-13 September set up venue, registration/info desk
Patrick Spendrin, SaroEngels, ps_ml at gmx dot de English, German n 6-9 September set up venue, registration/info desk, etc.
Jozef Mlich, jmlich, jmlich at redhat dot com Czech, English, German 1/2 8-13 September something
Lydia Pintscher English, German and some Spanish n all days session chairing

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