John Blanford | 27 Jan 04:02 2015

Reminder: Presentation Submission Deadline, Jan 30th 7PM PST

Just a reminder for everyone.  Our submission deadline is a little 
earlier this year.  Proposals are due this Friday!

-- John


John Blanford

Andronetta Douglass | 25 Jan 16:35 2015

Steven Shiau / Open Source Bridge: The conference for open source citizens

I read up on Steven Shiau. Does anyone know him? He asked for a BoF.

Sent from my iPad
Steven Shiau | 25 Jan 15:37 2015

BoF Sessions for LinuxFest NW 2015?

Dear all,
We'd like to submit a BoF session for our free software project.
Shall we follow
to submit, or is there any other form for BoF?



Steven Shiau <steven _at_ stevenshiau org>
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Bill Wright | 16 Jan 03:21 2015

LinuxFest Northwest Call for Sponsors/Exhibitors is open

Just a quick note to let you all know:

LinuxFest Northwest's "Call for Sponsors/Exhibitors" is open.

Sponsorship and Exhibitor spots go very fast and they are on
a first come first serve basis.

Remember: Non-Profits and .Edu's can apply for a free table

For more details go to

LFNW's "Call for Papers" is still open thru the end of January.

Hope to see you there,

Jakob Perry | 19 Nov 01:20 2014

Linuxfest 2015 Call for Papers

The LinuxFest Northwest 2015 call for papers is open!

Visit the 2015 site to submit your session proposal. If you've attended in the past, your existing user details should work.

Bellingham Technical College
3028 Lindbergh Avenue
Bellingham, WA 98225

(2 Miles south of Bellingham International Airport, BLI) 

April 25th and 26th 2015 - 9:00am-5pm. Afterparty on Saturday, (Board/Card) Game night on Friday.

LFNW is known for its broad range of presentations. They are informal and content rich. If you are interested in something, chances are good that others will be too. Please consider sharing your knowledge and experience; there is no better venue. Review the 'present' link on the linuxfest northwest website, and submit your proposal there.

Due Date: Friday, January 30th 7pm PST.
Initial Presentations will be posted: Feb 14th.

Open Source Project Collaboration Space:
If your project is interested in hosting a sprint or other mini-conference at Linuxfest Northwest, please let us know. There -very- limited dedicated space of 2 classrooms, and 2 conference rooms. 

Previous examples for these spaces have been Drupal code sprints, Postgres Talks, KDE days, LibreOffice dev sprints, and a Fedora user track. You can reserve a room for sessions and code sprints. These rooms are not meant to be advertising mediums for projects.

The due date for a collaboration space is March 1st or whenever we run out.

Interested in sponsoring? 
We will be sending out a separate call for sponsors email around Jan 1st, but in general you can visit for more details.

Registration will be opening in January.

***Connect with us***
The LFNW twitter feed is <at> lfnw. Use the #lfnw hash tag if you're gabbing about LFNW.

We're looking forward to celebrating 16 years of celebrating Linux and Open Source! Tell your friends and spread the word!

See you there!
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Bill Wright | 27 Oct 16:50 2014


Just a little pre fest test :')
Robinson Tryon | 8 Oct 03:24 2014

Join LibreOffice at our first Seattle LibreFest -- the Sunday after SeaGL!

Hi all,

The Sunday after SeaGL (Oct 26th) we'll be holding a LibreOffice
'LibreFest' Bug Triaging Bee and Hackfest at the University of
Washington in Seattle, and we want YOU to join us!

We'll be teaching people how to test, confirm, and find new bugs in
LibreOffice, and how to build LibreOffice from source code and make
their first commit. Whether you're completely new to to open source or
are an experienced developer, we'll be happy to help you find a task
appropriate to your skill level :-)

To thank you for your hard work, we'll have plenty of Free Food & a
T-shirt for each participant.

Just email me with
- Your T-shirt size
- If you're interested in the Bug Bee, the Hackfest, or both!

For more event details, see the event website:


P.S. Carpooling to Seattle is encouraged. Let me know if I can help
facilitate :-)

For even more information:

If you're all about social media, read on:

Google plus event page for the LibreFest:

Connect with the LibreOffice US community on social media:


Robinson Tryon
QA Engineer - The Document Foundation
LibreOffice Community Outreach Herald
qubit <at>
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Lee Fisher | 5 Sep 19:00 2014

Fwd: Seattle FOSS and open data calendar

Please tell other related local groups.

-------- Forwarded Message --------
Date: Fri, 5 Sep 2014 05:36:25 -0700
From: Pine W <wiki.pine@...>
To: "community@..." <community@...>,
Wikimedia Cascadia mailing list
<wikimedia-cascadia@...> Subject: [Wikimedia Cascadia]
Seattle FOSS and open data calendar

Hi all,

For those who like to circulate in the FOSS and Open Data communities,
here's a public calendar of FOSS and related events in the Seattle

Valorie Zimmerman | 20 Aug 01:18 2014

I think you should join 101 Pines/Horseshoe Lake's private website

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Bill Wright | 3 Jul 00:19 2014

SeaGL call for participation

In the spirit of community cooperation, I'm posting
this announcement for Seattle GNU/Linux Conference


--------------start announce-------------

The Seattle GNU/Linux Conference's CFP is open,

The event's on October 24/25. There's room for plenty of different
free and open source topics at SeaGL.
Basically, if you’re excited about it – then we’re excited about it!

Feel free to send any questions or ask for help with your
proposal via participate <at>

--------------end announce---------------

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jawa jawa | 26 Jun 00:26 2014

problem posting to this list

I'm passing this mssg. on for valorie.  There's some technical problem, & she still receives email for this list, but can't post to it.  Hopefully someone can make it so she can post to the list again.
"I was delighted to see the update of the website! Not just the date
for next year, but the speaker slideshow. Really excellent.

However, the IRC channel still has the 'just past' date. Can some
chanop fix that?

People are already talking about next year's meet, which is really cool!

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