Today was the first day of Athens Digital Week and it was great.
First of all I have to admit that I was waiting more from the organization committee. We made them clear that this year we are going to be a larger team, with a lot of swag, laptops, events and many more. So we were waiting a larger booth in a central space inside the event.
Unfortunately we have a smaller booth hidden in a small corner with the rest of the open source communities and foss companies. The only positive is that the talk zone is next to us. Additionally we got only a part of the swag that we ordered from the committee but at least we are thank full for that.
Well, I am going to experience the rest of the event and post my thoughts after the end of it.
So today after I saw a lot of good friends which I had a really long time to see, I wear my blue Ambassadors polo t-shirt and spread the word of Fedora! 😀
In the open source section except of the Greek Fedora community there was also Hellug and the company EELLAK.
As said before, next to the open source section there is a talk zone where I had the chance to watch Samys Kamkar presentation with the title: How I met your girlfriend. What can I say, Samy was awesome!
After Samy I watched something like a round table around Mobile Security. Unfortunately a lot of the speakers presentations were containing only statistics and nothing more.
Day 2 is dawning so I hope for the best!
For more updates you can check my tweets (in english).
This week, except that is the first week of October, it is also Athens Digital Week 2010 from today (Thursday) till Sunday!
Four days full of Tech talks, workshops and a lot of events are waiting for us in Technopoli, Gazi!
The event is categorized in sections which cover a variety of domain knowledge such as: Robotics, Modding, Gaming, Open Source, Digital Music, Ideas worth spending, digital classroom and many more.
The Fedora community will be there with a nice booth, a lot of talks and some parallel events.
Kostas Antonakoglou is going to present Fedora 14 and its new cool features on Sunday at 15:00.
I am going to present a Greek Fedora EDU remix and some ways that Fedora as an operating system and its structure can help in Greek education in general. My talk has title Fedora in Education and is on Sunday at 14:00.
In Friday at 16:00, Ananstasios Stasinopoulos is going to introduce us Security spin and some hacks.
In Friday at 17:00 there is a round table session named *Linux Distros* where Pierros Papadeas is going to represent Fedora.
Except from these presentation in Saturday morning we are hosting a translation marathon for the brand new Fedora 14 release from 11:00am till 13:00am. Come and learn how to be a translator and contribute in your beloved Fedora.
You are waiting for you!
You can download the full Athens Digital Week schedule here.