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Tuesday

2003 October 7th

(12:00) 12:00-21:00

Exhibitors setup, only

Wednesday

2003 October 8th

(08:00) 10:30-17:00

Enjoy the day, then find somewhere for a meal

Thursday

2003 October 9th

(08:00) 10:30-16:00

Getout and tear-down, afterwards

Welcome to the Debian Presence at the LinuxExpoUK2003 show.

Photos

It's all over now. Here are some photos of the event.

People

This is the list of people and maybe, what toys they're going to bring for the stand at the Expo:

Debianites

Name (Email)

Nick

Mobile

Location

Give Lift?

Tue 7th

Wed 8th

Thu 9th

Kit

Notes

James Bromberger (james@rcpt.to)

07952-042-920

Docklands, London

no car

Yes

Yes

Yes

Laptop, smile.

Can store stuff at work (Fotango) Old Street tube

Andrew Cater (amacater@galactic.demon.co.uk)

Cheltenham

No

No

Yes

No

DEC Alpha /SS20/CD burner/Wheelchair

May bring Paul Kent

Mike Crowe (mac@mcrowe.com)

Cambridge

via train

No

Poss.

Hope

Rio stuff?

Phil Hands (phil@hands.com)

pgh

07802-242-989

London/ Germany

no

no later than 6pm

Yes

Yes

Libretto, Cat5, switch, mains leads

If we need a 2m folding table on the stand, I have one, but it will need a lift

Heike Jurzik (jurzik@guug.de)

Huhn

Sony Vaio

Paul Hedderly (prh@debian.org)

prh

07979-562-882

Coulsdon

no

if needed

Yes

Yes

laptop, maybe tuxscreen, Zaurus C750 (running Debian)

JonathanMcDowell

Noodles

+44-7974-678646

Norwich

No

No

Yes

AM only

Steve McIntyre (steve@einval.com)

Sledge

07775-786-572

Cambridge

For 1, maybe 2

Yes

Yes

Yes

Laptop, Remains of party profit, full-mirror, shelves, CD-R and DVD-R writers

Peter Naulls (peter@chocky.org)

Chocky

07790-023-465

Cambridge

Travelling with Wookey

Yes

Yes

XScale Iyonix, anything else ARM

ARM Linux

Stephen Quinney (stephen@jadevine.org.uk)

steveq

Northampton

via train

No

Yes

Yes

MJ Ray (markj+d@cloaked.freeserve.co.uk)

slef

07092-265-751

Kings Lynn

train

No

Yes

Yes

Some tools, probably no computer. LART for whoever put me in the wrong section.

Mainly with AFFS but will try to help if needed

Scott James Remnant (scott@netsplit.com)

Keybuk

07855-349-607

Birmingham

via train

Yes

Yes

Yes

Laptop, Debian sign, Printer

Daniel Silverstone (dsilvers@digital-scurf.org)

07900-813-595

Ely

Could bring a mipsel motherboard. Would need someone else to bring ATX supply and serial cable

May bring Rob Kendrick also

Paul Sladen (debian-wiki@paul.sladen.org)

sladen

Nottingham

via train

Prob.

Yes

Yes

ThinkPad R31, Libretto 100CT

Heading to Croydon afterwards, maybe coming from Cambridge?

Martin Wheeler (mwheeler@startext.co.uk)

Glastonbury

No

Paul Cupis (paul@cupis.co.uk)

cupis

07762 821809

Sutton, Surrey

Tube

Probably not

Yes

Yes

Probably laptop

May drift between Debian and KDE stands

Andrew Suffield (asuffield@debian.org)

asuffield

Southampton

No

No

Yes

Yes

Julian Gilbey (jdg@debian.org)

London

Maybe

Maybe afternoon

Maybe

Old laptop

Vince Sanders (vince@debian.org)

kyllikki

Leeds

Yes

Yes

Yes

Several Debian ARM systems and my laptop

Hopefully showcseing Debian ARM setups and maybe some of embedded debian bits

Stuart Winter (stuart@polplex.co.uk)

MoZes

07971 701 709

Coventry

No

No

Yes

Yes

ARM Linux, milling around

Charles Briscoe-Smith (cpbs@debian.org)

Pippin

London

No

No

Probably

Maybe

Probably none

Will most likely avoid doing much this time ;)

Jenny Hopkins(jenny@trx850.uklinux.net)

ergates

07799663231

Burwell

train

No

Yes

No

Balloon boards running ARM, laptop, lightwriter with embedded balloon

Chris Jones(chris@martin-jones.com)

Cambridge

train

No

Yes

No

As Jenny H.

Debian badges will be supplied to everyone on the stand as the official ones this year don't even have our names on them! Make sure your name is listed above and it'll be ready for you at the Debian stand. Not only do they have your name and e-mail address so people get grep-dctrl you when they get home, I've added IRC nickname like at Debconf (put it in Nick above) and a line for your noteworthy packages or job. Contact Keybuk if you've a particular suggestion for what to put here.

Note: you still need to either register at the website, or obtain an Exhibitor's Pass from Brian Teeman. You can't get in and to the Debian stand without one!

Other .Org's and/or Speakers

Name (Email)

Mobile

Tue 7th

Wed 8th

Thu 9th

Notes

Brian Teeman (brian@uklinux.net)

0870-740-6575

.Org-aniser

Jason Clifford (jason@ukpost.com)

0870-746-0758

Yes

Yes

Yes

UKFSN More free beer - watch out for the .orgy to celebrate the first profit

Jonathan Riddell (debian-wiki@jriddell.org)

07941-948-912

Prob.

Yes

Yes

KDE

David Pashley (debian-wiki@davidpashley.com)

07980-752-297

Prob.

Yes

Yes

KDE

See also KdeExpoList2003

Stand

We don't know what the stand will actually look like. Brian was playing with various ideas for the .Org village based on the proviso that sight-lines have to be maintained across the area and everyone has to look equal <wink>.

That said, we do know where the .Org village and where Debian will be within it:

Draft-v0.1

OLYMPIA 2  Main Floor (Entrance Floor)   Back Left

   _____________Stairs________________________..
  |             |    |
  |   UKLinux?  |    |  "Cansys"?
  |_____________|    |________________________..
  |
  |     _________ 12m _________      __________..
  |    |D        |    |        |    |     |
  |    |e  .Org1 |    |  .Org2 |    |     |
  |    |b   _    |    |    _   |    |.ORG3|
  |  7m|i  |_|            |_|  |    |     |
  W    |a        |    |        |    |_____|
  a    |n        |    |        |    |Orbit|
  l    |_________|    |________|    |_____|____..
  l
  |     ______________________      __________..
  |    |                      |    |
  |    |                      |    |
  |    |     CATERING         |    |   HPaq
  |    |                      |    |
  :    :                      :    :

The .ORG Village has moved (was going to be at the Back Right). Now at the Back-Left, on the Main Floor, next to the goods door you come through for setting up.

Redmond are going to be right next to the Village!
Looks like they have pulled out now. (The wifi signal should be even stronger... )

Brian says. "There should be some form of wireless internet in the .Org Village. (possibly a vsat link) trying to finalise details on the week of September 15th"

The .ORG stand is composed of three sections:

   5m * 7m  (4 sides)
   5m * 7m  (4 sides)
   2m * 5m  (2 sides)

The .ORG extension (".ORG3") wasn't on offer to Debian as Debian would just end up taking over 100% of it. There are about 20people/groups that need fitting in, I missed some on the phone to Brian, but I think they include:

  Community Wireless, Dasher, Debian, Dyne:bolic (Distro?), KDE,
  LPI, Lonix/GLLUG, M-Station, Mailscanner, Mambo, OpenOffice,
  Rosegarden, Scribus, UKFSN, UKUUG, OpenBSD, AFFS, CDR, Others.

Out of the areas on offer, the Bottom-Left corner seemed the best for Debian--which will be the biggest stand on in it. This gives Debian two corridors to fill with people--one of which is the side wall and so there isn't going to be a problem with blocking other [paying] stands.

Activities

Things we have done at our stand in previous years, to help plan what stuff would be useful to bring:

Also see the:

"Dress Code"

As usual there isn't an enforced dress code, however the black polo shirts should turn out really smart-looking and if you want to wear one that'd be great! You can either buy one (or more) or just wear one for the days you're on the stand and give it back afterwards.

It is reckoned that Black Jeans or trousers often go well with the above and these are suggested if you are wondering what to wear.

(The ulterior motive for many of us "dressing a bit smarter" this year is not only El Reg's comments about the Birmingham Expo, but many of us are whoring for employment :p)

Sellables or stand equipment being bought

SteveMcIntyre/John:

SteveMcIntyre:

Paul Sladen:

Wookey:

Scott James Remnant:

TODO

Things _you_ need TODO

Possibilites:

Things _me_ (Paul Sladen) needs TODO

Miscellaneous Questions

Accommodation

It's London, it's all expensive. Here's a vox-pop:

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