Promo/Events/Release Parties/4.7

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.




  • 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




  • Date: 29.7.
  • Time: 19:00
  • Place: Vogelbräu Karlsruhe (ask for the table reserved for Pintscher)
  • 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
    • Gregor
    • Michael (plans to be there)
    • Kai Uwe (definitly this time)
    • Manuel (Sput)
  • What are you doing?
    • have a few beer
    • have fun


  • 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)
  • 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 :)


  • 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)
    • Cornelius
    • Klaas
  • What are you doing?
    • Have a few short presentations as a starter
    • Talk about KDE and whatever else is interesting
    • Have some beer
    • Have a lot of fun



  • 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



  • 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



  • Date: 29/7
  • Time: 21h ish
  • Place: ¿?
  • 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
  • What are you doing?
    • Having dinner and discussing about KDE and FreeSoftware awesomeness.




  • 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



  • 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


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: July 27th (flexible, can be changed)
  • Time: 19:00-21:00 (7pm-9pm) (flexible)
  • Place: room to be determined at OSCON Convention Center (also flexible)
  • Organizer: Elcaset (Chad) (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

Surely, I'm not the only KDE enthusiast at OSCON!

  • What are you doing?
    • meeting other KDE enthusiasts
    • I am creating a Qt user group for PDX (Portland)
    • clothing optional (just kidding)
    • discuss Free Geek Seattle & Free Geek Portland
    • Beer and/or other beverages

South America


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!

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