[maemo-community] Maemo Community Invited to FOSS Nigeria 2010

From: Randall Arnold texrat at ovi.com
Date: Mon Jan 11 19:44:39 EET 2010
Once I have a final flyer design, I can print some up and mail them. 
That will give us representation at the very least.

I will put out the lastest proposal(s) a bit later today

Randall (Randy) Arnold
maemo.org community council

(sorry for top posting-- email format makes distinguising bottom replies

  ----- Original message -----
  From: "Valerio Valerio" <vdv100 at gmail.com>
  To: "List for community development" <maemo-community at maemo.org>
  Subject: Maemo Community Invited to FOSS Nigeria 2010
  Date: Mon, 11 Jan 2010 17:10:06 +0000

  Hi all,

  "The call for papers is now open and will accepting talks until 20th
  February 2010.
  Conference papers may cover all aspects of free and open source

  Detailed information below.

  Best regards,

  Valério Valério
  Maemo Community Council Chair


  ---------- Forwarded message ----------
  From: <mustapha at fossnigeria.org>
  Date: Fri, Jan 8, 2010 at 11:14 PM
  Subject: Maemo Community Invited to FOSS Nigeria 2010
  To: council at maemo.org
  Cc: info at fossnigeria.org

  Dear Council Members,

  Free and Open Source Software Foundation Nigeria
  http://fossnigeria.org in
  collaboration with The Centre for Information Technology at Bayero
  University Kano http://www.buk.edu.ng/ and HUTSOFT Nigeria Limited
  http://hutsoftnigeria.com/ are officially inviting your company to
  come and
  give talks at our second international conference on Free and Open
  Software Nigeria 2010 (FOSS Nigeria 2010 ).

  The conference is scheduled to take place from 5th to 7th March 2010
  Mambayya House, Centre for Democratic Research, Bayero University
  Kano State, Nigeria.

  Conference registration will be open on 1st January 2010 through the
  official FOSS Nigeria website.

  The call for papers is now open and will accepting talks until 20th
  February 2010.
  Conference papers may cover all aspects of free and open source

  For paper submissions, request for invitation letters or any other
  please write to the following e-mail addresses:
  conferences at fossnigeria.org, mustapha at fossnigeria.org and
  iadasuma at fossnigeria.org.

  If your company wish to donate or advertise their open source
  products and
  services can send their banners, pamphlets, stickers, shirts or
  that can sell the idea to our community free of charge so that it can
  distributed during the conference or hang in the conference hall for
  duration of the conference and other FOSS Nigeria local events. We
  still looking for donations and sponsorship to help us improve this
  conference further.
  All interanational invited attendees can attend the conference free
  charge. In addition, as last year, food, accommodation throughout the
  in Nigeria and sight seeing will be sponsored by the organisation as

  Last year we received reports of people who would have wished to
  attend the
  conference but were unsure about visiting Nigeria. We understand
  there are
  many negative stories about our country, but we can assure you Kano
  treat you well.

  Adriaan de Groot (Vice President KDE e.V) and Jonathan Riddell
  Developer) are two KDE community members who attended the FOSS
  Nigeria 2009
  conference in March 2009. They can answer any question that you may
  regarding the country and the conference, feel free to contact them.
  FOSS Nigeria 2009 Conference communique and reports can be found on
  website http://fossnigeria.org/node/5
  FOSS Nigeria 2009 Pictures can be found on the Flickr account from
  Riddell http://www.flickr.com/photos/jriddell/sets/72157614991241443/
  Hope to see you all at FOSS Nigeria 2010.

  Mustapha Abubakar,
  Organiser-FOSS Nigeria 2010.

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