[Fontconfig] 2007 Text Layout Summit - ANNOUNCEMENT and UPDATE
ed.trager at gmail.com
Fri Apr 27 12:33:45 PDT 2007
On 4/27/07, Ed Trager <ed.trager at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi, everyone,
> Now that I've got some confirmation about what's going to happen at aKademy,
> here's the official 2007 TEXT LAYOUT SUMMIT ANNOUNCEMENT and UPDATE:
> 2007 TEXT LAYOUT SUMMIT AT AKADEMY JULY 4-6 IN GLASGOW
> => FOR CHEAPEST (STUDENT-STYLE) ACCOMODATION,
> REGISTER FOR AKADEMY BEFORE MONDAY
> => LIMITED LINUX FOUNDATION TRAVEL FUNDING
> FOR THOSE WHO NEED IT
> The 2007 Text Layout Summit is scheduled to take place in
> conjunction with aKademy 2007 this summer in Glasgow, Scotland.
> The dates for the 3-day Summit are Wednesday July 4th through
> Friday, July 6th which coincide with the aKademy's scheduled "BOF"
> sessions and coding days.
> The 2007 Text Layout Summit Wiki pages are started at:
> * http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/TextLayout -- General Info
> * http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/TextLayout2007 -- THIS YEAR'S PAGE
> Please help out by adding information. This is your chance to
> put all issues important to you onto the agenda or to volunteer to
> present a session paper or moderate a discussion.
> I am also very pleased to announce that the Linux Foundation (LF)
> is graciously sponsoring this event by providing us with a limited
> amount of travel funds for select individuals who really need it.
> Anyone interested in applying for travel sponsorship should apply
> Be sure to specify "aKademy" and note that you are going to attend
> the *Text Layout Summit*.
> If you want really CHEAP accomodations, YOU NEED TO REGISTER
> WITH AKADEMY BEFORE *MONDAY*:
> * * *
> 2007 TEXT LAYOUT SUMMIT INFORMATION UPDATE
> 1. Conference Room:
> I just heard back from Jonathan Riddell (of Kubuntu) and the KDE
> folks. AKademy has 2 rooms available for "BoF" sessions : Johnathan
> notes that having one taken up for Wed / Thur / Fri is entirely
> possible, although it might be a bit of a "squeeze" to schedule if it
> turns out that there are a lot of BoFs. I guess that is an unknown at
> this point in time. Please register for aKademy and note your
> attendance at the Text Layout Summit so that we can secure the room!
> 2. Group Trip:
> Johnathan also notes that Thursday is the group trip to Bonny Banks.
> The schedule for the trip is a lot earlier than I thought it was going
> to be:
> * 13;00 Busses leave Glasgow
> * 17:00 Barbeque on the beach
> * 20:00 Return
> I'm sure people are going to want to go on the trip. My suggestion is
> that we simply start Thursday earlier in the morning, and utilize the
> group outing as a chance to brainstorm in that more informal setting.
> If we plan our sessions carefully, I think it will work out.
> 3. Video / Audio Streaming & Internet Connections:
> AKademy plans to have streaming for the main conference room(s) and it
> should be possible to set it up for the Text Layout Summit room as
> well. The Text Layout Summit room will have a projector and internet
> Best Wishes -- Ed Trager
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