20:00:21 <giannisk> #startmeeting EMEA ambassadors 2015-06-24
20:00:21 <zodbot> Meeting started Wed Jun 24 20:00:21 2015 UTC.  The chair is giannisk. Information about MeetBot at http://wiki.debian.org/MeetBot.
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20:00:22 <FranciscoD_> sesivany: oh? Nice! How is it there?
20:00:26 <giannisk> #meetingname emea ambassadors
20:00:26 <zodbot> The meeting name has been set to 'emea_ambassadors'
20:00:30 <giannisk> #chair giannisk sesivany
20:00:30 <zodbot> Current chairs: giannisk sesivany
20:00:36 <giannisk> #topic Roll Call
20:00:41 <FranciscoD_> .hello ankursinha
20:00:42 <zodbot> FranciscoD_: ankursinha 'Ankur Sinha' <sanjay.ankur@gmail.com>
20:00:48 <giannisk> Let's see how many people we have here :)
20:00:53 <giannisk> use .fas yourusername
20:00:58 <gnokii> .fas gnokii
20:00:58 <zodbot> gnokii: gnokii 'Sirko Kemter' <buergermeister@karl-tux-stadt.de>
20:00:59 <giannisk> .fas giannisk
20:01:01 <zodbot> giannisk: giannisk 'Giannis Konstantinidis' <giannis@konstantinidis.cc>
20:01:14 <mitzie> .fas mitzie
20:01:14 <zodbot> mitzie: mitzie 'Zacharias Mitzelos' <mitzie@mitzelos.com>
20:01:16 <sesivany> .fas eischmann
20:01:21 <zodbot> sesivany: eischmann 'Jiri Eischmann' <eischmann@redhat.com>
20:01:47 <giannisk> Welcome to our regular ambassadors meeting for the EMEA region
20:02:02 <giannisk> I will be acting as the chair for today
20:02:02 <Mohamed_Fawzy> .fas mohamedfawzy
20:02:02 <zodbot> Mohamed_Fawzy: mohamedfawzy 'Mohamed Fawzy' <medoelmasry142@gmail.com>
20:02:11 <giannisk> Please have a look at our agenda:
20:02:15 <giannisk> #info Our agenda: https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Meeting:EMEA_Ambassadors_2015-06-24#Agenda
20:02:34 <giannisk> I'd also like to remind everyone that the meeting protocol is in effect.
20:02:42 <giannisk> Please have a look at the meeting protocol:
20:02:47 <giannisk> #info The meeting protocol is in effect. Please see https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/How_to_use_IRC#Meeting_Protocol
20:03:09 <giannisk> That means, if for example you'd like to say something, please type !
20:03:21 <giannisk> If you'd like to ask something, then type ?
20:03:37 <giannisk> And when you're done speaking, please type 'eof'
20:03:42 * gnokii waves at sesivany from MUC airport
20:03:47 <giannisk> Thanks!
20:03:51 <giannisk> Let's get going
20:04:06 <giannisk> I don't think we've anyone else attending
20:04:29 <giannisk> Seems it's going to be a relatively quiet meeting
20:04:33 <giannisk> #topic Announcements
20:04:48 <giannisk> I've got one announcement to make
20:05:04 <giannisk> and it's not directly related to the EMEA region, but anyways :)
20:05:14 <giannisk> #info FUDCon Pune 2015 will take place between 26-28 June. See http://fudcon.in/
20:05:38 <FranciscoD_> ! :D
20:05:50 <giannisk> It looks like sesivany and gnokii will be attending it. They're currently in the airports, waiting for their next flights
20:05:53 <giannisk> Cheers guys :)
20:06:10 <Mohamed_Fawzy> !
20:06:10 <giannisk> As you may already know, FUDCon stands for Fedora Users and Developers Conference
20:06:34 <giannisk> Despite the fact that FUDCons for NA and EMEA were merged together into Flock, this did not aply to the other regional events.
20:06:41 * giannisk notices FranciscoD_ first.
20:07:21 <FranciscoD_> Related info - please follow it on twitter here: https://twitter.com/hashtag/fudconin?src=hash  and retweet and so on to help the FUDCon team spread the word. eof
20:07:34 <edgates> .fas edgates
20:07:35 <zodbot> edgates: edgates 'Elijah Hanson' <pkwesihanson@yahoo.com>
20:07:40 <giannisk> FranciscoD_: cool, thanks for informing us :)
20:07:49 * giannisk nods at Mohamed_Fawzy
20:07:58 <Mohamed_Fawzy> what about RedHat Summit
20:08:04 * sesivany notes there is also Red Hat Summit going on now...
20:08:29 <edgates> Hi guys
20:08:33 <giannisk> Mohamed_Fawzy: yeap, it's being held in between 23-26 June
20:08:43 <giannisk> anyone from EMEA attending?
20:09:09 <Mohamed_Fawzy> yes
20:09:22 <Mohamed_Fawzy> Diaa From Egypt has 2 sessions
20:09:57 <giannisk> Mohamed_Fawzy: very nice :)
20:10:27 <Mohamed_Fawzy> yes
20:10:30 <Mohamed_Fawzy> eof
20:10:49 <giannisk> So, yeah, a few words about the Red Hat summit as well, it's being held in Boston, MA between 23-26 June
20:11:23 <giannisk> and it's all around Red Hat open source technologies and not only :)
20:11:44 <sesivany> Fedora has a booth there.
20:11:48 <giannisk> this one is the 10th annual edition
20:12:06 <giannisk> sesivany: awesome!
20:12:09 <Mohamed_Fawzy> awesome
20:13:13 <giannisk> so yeah, back to FUDCon again: I was going to remind you that APAC and LATAM still have their FUDCon conferences.
20:13:33 <giannisk> So yeah, as already mentioned, FUDCon APAC will be held in Pune, India between 26-28 June.
20:13:54 <Mohamed_Fawzy> good
20:13:57 <giannisk> It has a quite nice schedule, which you can find on the website.
20:14:26 <giannisk> Anyone who wants to ask or say anything regarding the FUDCon and/or the Red Hat Summit?
20:15:59 <giannisk> Okay, anyone who wants to make any announcement?
20:16:30 <giannisk> If not, we're going to move on.
20:16:38 <FranciscoD_> !
20:16:43 <giannisk> FranciscoD_: sure
20:16:57 <FranciscoD_> We have elections happening, don't we? The voting period is on - https://admin.fedoraproject.org/voting/open
20:17:11 <FranciscoD_> (FESCo and Env and Stacks)
20:17:27 <FranciscoD_> Voting ends on 28th June
20:17:29 <FranciscoD_> eof
20:17:39 <giannisk> FranciscoD_: correct, thanks a lot for reminding us
20:17:48 <giannisk> I've forgotten that
20:18:18 <giannisk> we've elections going on for FeSCo and Env and Stacks
20:18:54 <giannisk> you may find the candidate interviews in the Fedora Magazine
20:19:06 <giannisk> #link http://fedoramagazine.org/tag/elections/
20:19:29 <giannisk> the voting period for both ends in 28th June
20:20:08 <giannisk> #info Fedora Elections for FESCo & Env and Stacks are ongoing. Deadline: 28th June. See https://admin.fedoraproject.org/voting/open
20:20:25 <giannisk> cool
20:20:33 <giannisk> anything else regarding announcements?
20:21:06 <giannisk> if not, we're moving on
20:22:20 <giannisk> #topic Requests
20:22:36 * giannisk takes a look at the EMEA ambassadors trac.
20:22:57 <giannisk> #link https://fedorahosted.org/emea-swag-tracking/report/1?page=1&asc=0&sort=created
20:23:22 <giannisk> I don't see any new requests that need to be voted.
20:24:05 <Mohamed_Fawzy> you forget to assign 489
20:24:12 <sesivany> Just a note to #489...
20:24:27 <giannisk> Mohamed_Fawzy: lemme have a look
20:24:31 <sesivany> Mohamed_Fawzy, you need to ask Flock organizers for that.
20:24:51 <Mohamed_Fawzy> sesivany: we discussed about it last meeting
20:25:07 <Mohamed_Fawzy> flock dont cover visa
20:25:08 <sesivany> what was the result?
20:25:12 <gnokii> sesivany: he did, we had an discussion about that last meeting
20:25:23 <giannisk> sesivany: We had a discussion during the last meeting
20:25:40 <giannisk> sesivany: Mohamed_Fawzy stated that the Flock organizers are not able to cover his visa expenses
20:26:01 <sesivany> Mohamed_Fawzy, so you just need to have it paid now?
20:26:20 <giannisk> so, according to the current EMEA reimbursement guidelines we can still cover visa costs
20:26:37 <giannisk> and the outcome on Mohamed_Fawzy's ticket was positive, it was approved
20:27:03 <Mohamed_Fawzy> sesivany: i hope asap
20:27:07 * sesivany just reassigned it to jsimon for payment.
20:28:34 <giannisk> Anything else regarding #489?
20:29:33 <sesivany> not from me.
20:29:47 <Mohamed_Fawzy> thanks all
20:29:50 <giannisk> I don't see anything else that needs to be voted.
20:29:55 <giannisk> Anything else regarding Requests in general?
20:30:18 <Mohamed_Fawzy> sesivany: did you meet diaa
20:30:41 <sesivany> Mohamed_Fawzy, no, but we sent him a package to Dubai.
20:30:58 <Mohamed_Fawzy> good thank you very much
20:31:23 * sesivany just notes that we have F22 media and sufficient amounts of swag, so just file a ticket if you need any.
20:32:28 <Mohamed_Fawzy> Ok :D
20:32:29 <giannisk> #info We still have F22 media and sufficient amounts of swag, please file a ticket if you need any.
20:32:37 <giannisk> thanks sesivany
20:33:07 <sesivany> we also have cool tiny Fedora stickers on Windows keys.
20:33:19 <sesivany> so you can cover the Windows logo with it ;-)
20:33:33 <sesivany> and have a Fedora key instead :
20:33:35 <Mohamed_Fawzy> i need that deadly hahaha
20:33:36 <gnokii> yeah finally
20:33:55 <giannisk> sesivany: going to love those, very nice
20:34:26 <giannisk> alright fellas, we're then moving on
20:34:37 <giannisk> #topic Ambassadors Schedule
20:34:51 * giannisk looks for the link to the ambassadors schedule
20:34:54 <RGeri77> .fas rgeri77
20:34:54 <zodbot> RGeri77: rgeri77 'Rákosi Gergely' <rakosi.gergely@gmail.com>
20:35:02 <giannisk> #link https://fedorapeople.org/groups/schedule/f-22/f-22-ambassadors-tasks.html
20:35:20 <giannisk> we're still in between the Launch Phase
20:35:32 <giannisk> it ends in two days, in the 26th of June
20:36:02 <giannisk> the deadline for the sponsored release events is the same
20:36:20 <sesivany> have we had any in EMEA?
20:36:21 <giannisk> ends in the 26th of June as well
20:36:53 <Mohamed_Fawzy> it is exames then ramadan afther that we will plan for it
20:36:59 <sesivany> we organized two - Brno, Prague. But I don't know of many others :/
20:37:14 <giannisk> sesivany: i'm afraid I haven't heard anything else from others in the last meetings
20:37:57 <sesivany> One was in Dubai apparently.
20:38:01 <RGeri77> hello. I'm busy, but half of my eyes are watching happenings here :-)
20:38:02 <sesivany> that seems to be it.
20:39:12 <giannisk> we should definitely plan more sponsored events for the next release
20:39:16 <giannisk> when the time comes
20:39:45 <giannisk> #info The F22 Launch Phase ends in 26/June
20:40:18 <giannisk> #info The deadline for sponsored release events is also 26/June
20:40:51 <giannisk> Anything else regarding the ambassadors schedule?
20:41:19 <giannisk> if not, we're going to move on
20:42:10 <giannisk> #topic Events
20:42:44 <giannisk> Any events happening soon in your country?
20:42:53 <giannisk> Planning any Fedora presence in those?
20:43:00 <gnokii> !
20:43:08 <giannisk> gnokii: yes please
20:43:32 <gnokii> well somebody must registered us for an booth at froscon but there is still no wiki page
20:43:35 <gnokii> eof
20:44:01 <giannisk> gnokii: somebody, meaning that we don't know who?
20:44:24 <gnokii> I dont know who did, I could ask the orga team
20:44:46 <giannisk> gnokii: I see
20:45:00 <sesivany> gnokii: maybe Felix?
20:45:09 <gnokii> sesivany: maybe
20:45:35 <gnokii> but could also be scotty putted us simple there awaiting we do it
20:46:06 <giannisk> gnokii: there isn't anyone else from the German-speaking community who's available to help in froscon?
20:46:23 <giannisk> gnokii: have you had any news since the last time we spoke in the previous meeting?
20:46:43 <gnokii> well, I asked a lot everybody said no and for me and christop its just one week before happens flock
20:46:59 <gnokii> no except that we are now mentioned on the web pages
20:47:47 <giannisk> gnokii: I see
20:48:35 <giannisk> gnokii: i'm not quite sure what can be done here
20:48:51 <giannisk> gnokii: please see if you can find who registered us, maybe Felix?
20:49:01 <giannisk> gnokii: and let us know if there's anything we can do to help
20:49:18 <gnokii> I can try to ask scotty after my arrival in pune
20:49:38 <giannisk> alrighty
20:49:44 <giannisk> thank you gnokii
20:50:15 <giannisk> Anything else regarding events?
20:50:34 <giannisk> Planning anything pretty soon? Want to share your experiences for anything that happened in the recent past?
20:51:29 <giannisk> if there isn't anything else, we'll move on to the next topic
20:51:36 <sesivany> the event plan is here: https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Ambassadors/EMEA/EventPlan:2016
20:52:06 <giannisk> thanks a lot for the reminder sesivany
20:52:15 <giannisk> forgot about that
20:52:26 <giannisk> #link https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Ambassadors/EMEA/EventPlan:2016
20:53:03 <giannisk> anything else fellas?
20:53:52 <giannisk> #topic Action items from previous meetings
20:54:06 * giannisk looks for the previous meeting minutes
20:54:25 <giannisk> #link http://meetbot.fedoraproject.org/fedora-meeting/2015-06-10/emea_ambassadors.2015-06-10-20.00.html
20:54:43 <giannisk> there weren't any action items left from the previous meeting
20:54:58 <giannisk> #info No action items left from the previous meeting
20:55:17 <giannisk> anyone who wishes to ask or say something?
20:55:41 <giannisk> otherwise, we're going to move on to the Open Floor
20:56:40 <giannisk> #topic Open Floor
20:56:59 <giannisk> Feel free to ask or say anything else here
20:57:09 <gnokii> does somebody want something from me if not I would go try to locate me some food
20:57:45 <edgates> Has anyone got a write up on using Fedora for server purposes?
20:57:46 <sesivany> gnokii: see you in Pune!
20:58:07 <gnokii> yes sesivany have ur booth cloth with me :D
20:58:52 <andreasch> hi
20:58:54 <gnokii> ok, I shut off now try find something to eat before everything is closed
20:59:03 * giannisk waves at andreasch
21:00:20 <giannisk> Anything else for Open Floor?
21:00:31 <giannisk> If not, we're going to end the meeting in three minutes.
21:01:00 * FranciscoD_ thinks
21:01:16 <FranciscoD_> oh, yeah, the marketing collateral discussion that was going on on the ambassadors list
21:01:38 <FranciscoD_> I haven't made a plan to propose yet, but this is the data dump
21:01:46 <FranciscoD_> Please feel free to add more information to it
21:01:47 <FranciscoD_> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/User:Ankursinha/Marketing_Collateral_Ideas
21:02:07 <FranciscoD_> (eof)
21:02:25 <edgates> .fas edgates
21:02:25 <zodbot> edgates: edgates 'Elijah Hanson' <pkwesihanson@yahoo.com>
21:02:31 <giannisk> FranciscoD_: thanks a lot for the initiative
21:03:08 <FranciscoD_> :)
21:03:09 <giannisk> FranciscoD_: I will personally have a look after the meeting, cheers :)
21:03:41 <giannisk> anything else for Open Floor?
21:03:53 <giannisk> Otherwise ending in two minutes from now.
21:05:20 <giannisk> thank you everyone for attending tonight
21:05:37 <giannisk> see you in again in two weeks :)
21:05:38 <sesivany> thanks for chairing!
21:05:48 <Mohamed_Fawzy> thanks all
21:05:55 <Mohamed_Fawzy> bye
21:05:58 <mitzie> goodnight guys!
21:06:06 <FranciscoD_> Thanks :)
21:06:11 <FranciscoD_> Have a good night everyone
21:06:13 <giannisk> Take care!
21:06:16 <giannisk> #endmeeting