expanding Europe's Linux Presentation Day to the US

Jonathan Duncan jonathan at bluesunhosting.com
Tue Dec 6 09:50:54 MST 2016


This sounds like a very interesting idea.


On Tue, Dec 6, 2016 at 9:30 AM, Hauke Laging <
hauke.laging at linux-presentation-day.org> wrote:

> Hello,
>
> in May 2015 Berlin's Linux user group (BeLUG) has started a new type of
> event
> which has spread quickly all over Europe: the Linux Presentation Day (LPD)
>
> 2015.1: Berlin only
> 2016.1 & 2016.2: 120+ cities in 15 countries
> 2017.1: first locations outside Europe (Canada, New Zealand, probably more)
>
> I contact you because we intend to expand the LPD beyond Europe next year.
>
> The aim of the LPD towards the general public is to provide biannual and
> comprehensive information events about Linux for private users who would
> like
> to get a first impression of Linux.
>
> The aim towards the media is to make the event so big (both nationally and
> internationally) that the nationwide non-IT media cover it regularly.
>
> The aim towards the Linux community is that an LPD event can be so small
> and
> easy to organize (even without costs) that really everyone can try to
> organize
> an event with good chances of success. The local organizers decide on their
> own what their event shall be like; we just make suggestions and offer
> support.
>
>
> You can find a longer description of the concept here:
>
> http://www.linux-presentation-day.org/idea/
>
>
> Are you as an organization interested in participating in the LPD? If not:
> Are
> any of your members interested in helping us bring the LPD to the US?
>
> This event is very useful for finding new LUG members.
>
>
> Best regards,
>
> (Mr.) Hauke Laging
>
>


More information about the PLUG mailing list