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Open Source Bridge Town Hall 2

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Open Source Bridge Town Hall 2

  1. 1. Town Hall April 21, 2009
  2. 2. We've been busy.
  3. 3. What we've accomplished: <ul><li>We selected 70+ fun and </li></ul><ul><li>informative talks - to be  </li></ul><ul><li>announced on Thursday! </li></ul>
  4. 4. We have a non-profit.
  5. 5. We have weekly meetings.
  6. 6. OpenConferenceWare sprints      and User Group outreach
  7. 7. Wait! There's more: <ul><ul><li>Emailing universities around the country </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Updating our shiny website and blog </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Zazzle! http://www.zazzle.com/opensourcebridge </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Our sponsors: <ul><li>Yahoo! Developer Network </li></ul><ul><li>Network Redux </li></ul><ul><li>CubeSpace </li></ul><ul><li>Google </li></ul><ul><li>End Point Corp. </li></ul><ul><li>Portland State University </li></ul><ul><li>Earth Class Mail </li></ul><ul><li>Hockley Photography </li></ul><ul><li>OTBC </li></ul><ul><li>...but we still need more! </li></ul>
  9. 9. You can be a sponsor too! <ul><li>Open Source Bridge > Sponsors > Individual Donations </li></ul><ul><li>http://opensourcebridge.org/sponsors/individual-donations/ </li></ul><ul><li>Donate as little as $2 ... but we wouldn't mind more. </li></ul><ul><li>Or sign up for a Gold Star registration - an extra $100 gives you a shiny gold star on your badge. </li></ul>
  10. 10. We still need your help!
  11. 11. Hotels Hotels Hotels <ul><li>Hilton downtown Portland </li></ul><ul><ul><li>We've arranged for an awesome hacker lounge space </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Room rate is already a $30 discount over summer prices </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>These perks are dependent on us filling our room block </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can you help us reach out to people outside Portland? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Need to fill rooms by May 15 </li></ul>
  12. 12. Living the Hacker Lounge life <ul><ul><li>Open 24 hours </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>At the top of the Hilton, in the middle of downtown Portland </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Great view! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Projects can schedule time to use it </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We'll need volunteers to staff it  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What else would you like to do there? </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Other places you could help: <ul><ul><li>Outreach: who haven't we talked to yet? (lots of people) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sponsorship! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Are you registered? Are your coworkers and friends? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>On-site logistics: recruiting for several jobs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Internet/Wifi coordinator </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Food coordinator </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Expo hall lead </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Space & facilities lead </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>On-site Volunteer wrangler </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A/V assistants, runners, & other helpful people </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Early morning registration (2-4) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Badge checkers </li></ul></ul></ul>

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