get up at 03:30am to attend a Open Expo Bern for Fedora - this must mean something - senile insomnia ;) ?
I had to travel around 4 hours from Stuttgart to Bern - and brought all the SWAG and booth-material with me, and we could start most punctual at 08:00 with building up the booth. Open Expo in Bern is always a great place to gather new contributors, because there are a lot students and i think i acomplished my goal to convince some people to join and contribute - one valuable person for sure!
The venue is great - and free drinks and food is provided for all visitors and exhibitors! Open Expo shares the place with Topsoft - which is the commercial part of the trade show. Funny, while OpenExpo Space was crowded most of the time - the Topsoft part was nearly empty ;) - mhm ...
I was happy to meet the Fedora-Event-Owner Fabian and Timea who always taking care for me - strange swiss power-plugs, swiss coins for parking and all the small details that makes you feel good and welcome.
Sascha Spreitzer joined us from Zurich and it is always a pleasure to hear his lateral opinions and fresh ideas ;)
Meeting people from all over the world is one awesome part of working inside the Fedora Project. And while Chitlesh - who is original from Mauritius - was my mentor and guide into the Fedora Project - it was crazy to meet Amit Caleechurn who is also from Mauritius, where i had the pleasure to help him to become a part of the Fedora Ambassador Group.
It is sad, that i can not attend the Open Expo Day two - because of my job - and miss Thibaults visit.
Here are my Event-Pictures!