The Debian Project
Debian Day is filled with presentations on topics of general interest, for decision makers and for ordinary people who want to learn more about Debian and about Free Software.
Debian Day will take place between 9:00 and 18:00 on Saturday, July 9th 2005, exactly one day before the official DebConf5 opening.
Participation to Debian Day is free; no registration is required.
Computer Science department
Helsinki University of Technology
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- 09:00-09:15 "Greetings" (15)
- by Martin-Éric Racine, Linux-Aktivaattori PR team
- by Andreas Schuldei, Debconf5 chief organizer
- by Branden Robinson, Debian Project Leader 2005-2006
- 09:30-10:00 "What is Debian?" (30)
- by Jaldhar H. Vyas
- 10:15-10:45 "What is Free Software?" (30)
- by Gunnar Wolf
- 11:00-11:30 "Custom Debian distributions and Debian derivatives" (30)
- by Aigars Mahinovs
- 11:45-12:15 "From Pigs to Stripes: A travel through Debian" (30)
- by Juan Jose Amor
- 12:30-13:00 "Debian release processes: a retrospective of Sarge" (30)
- by Andreas Barth
- Lunch Break
- 14:00-14:45 "Government case: Extremadura county's 70,000 Debian workstations" (45)
- by Dario Rapisardi and Pedro Pérez
- 15:00-15:30 "Helping Debian: getting involved as an end-user" (30)
- by Alexander Schmehl
- 15:45-16:15 "Helping Debian: developing software for Debian" (30)
- by Martin-Éric Racine
- 16:30-17:15 "Business case: How Hewlett-Packard benefits from Debian" (45)
- by Bdale Garbee
- 17:30-18:00 "Debian Project goals for 2005-2006" (30)
- An open Q & A session with key members of the Debian Project.
- Moderator: Jaldhar H. Vyas
Each presentation is followed by a 15 minutes break.
For more information, please contact the Linux Aktivaattori PR team:
- Martin-Éric Racine +358 40 726 2737
- Fabian Fagerholm
Video captures of the Debian Day talks.