[Ambassadors] Fedora Event at Athens Digital Week (13-19/10)

Dimitris Glezos dimitris at glezos.com
Wed Aug 27 17:46:22 UTC 2008

Hi all.

This is a heads-up for a Fedora event happening in Athens.

Athens Digital week [1] is a big technology event (party?) taking
place in Athens from the 13th to the 19th of October 2008. It's a
"multi-dimensional technology event with a innovation as its central
axis, inviting the masses to live and express/play with technology.
It'll be hosted in an excellent cultural venue in Athens, and various
squares around Athens will be used to engage with the Athenians. It
has the support of the municipality of Athens, the Ministry of
Development, etc.


Here's a promotional video (fancy, maybe not too informative):


The Fedora Project Greece (fedoraproject.gr) was invited to participate
at the conference by having a booth, posters, distributing media/flyers
etc. The team is already working in printing 20+ polo shirts etc.

I was also invited to chair a 2.5h-long session titled: "Open source:
Morality, Freedom, Business". Speakers in my session include
Dimitris Andreadis (Red Hat, Jboss AS project Leader) and maybe
another popular face in Fedora. The session will probably attract a
crowd of 200+ open-source guys (users/advocates as well as local

Will definitely report back with photos and blog posts!


Dimitris Glezos
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