The Chamilo Association

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The Chamilo Association

  1. 1. The Chamilo Association Yannick Warnier IT Director
  2. 2. About myself <ul><li>Yannick Warnier
  3. 3. Technical background
  4. 4. Dok € os lead developer (past)
  5. 5. Founder of Dok € os Latinoamérica </li><ul><li>renamed BeezNest Latino </li></ul><li>Founder and Secretary of Chamilo Association
  6. 6. Evangelist of open-source e-learning and open knowledge </li></ul>
  7. 7. Splitting from Dok € os <ul><li>Problems of </li><ul><li>Transparency
  8. 8. Contribution from other companies unfair
  9. 9. Communication
  10. 10. Code freedom </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. The Chamilo Project <ul>Dok € os 1.8.6 + from scratch </ul>
  12. 12. All active developers The Chamilo Project
  13. 13. The Chamilo Project Simple to use Flexible Opening to the community Better communication
  14. 14. May 2010 2,200 people on website 10,000 people on free campus 170 portals
  15. 15. December 2010 (+7 months) 4,100 people on website 38,000 people on free campus 450 portals 230,000 people in the world + 1900 +28K +28 0 +?
  16. 16. The Chamilo Association Non-profit Belgium association 7 founders (3 private + 4 public)
  17. 17. GOALS Ensure the future of the tool Organize events Boost research, development and contributions
  18. 18. What does the Association do? <ul><li>Organize events
  19. 19. Organize R&D efforts
  20. 20. Organize communication through many channels
  21. 21. Certify providers, administrators and teachers
  22. 22. Encourage contributions
  23. 23. Increase the community size and reach (China, Brazil) </li></ul>
  24. 24. How to become a member <ul><li>Members (annual fee) </li><ul><li>Effective (voting right in general assembly) </li><ul><li>Natural person: 0€ (special evaluation by the board)
  25. 25. Legal person: 1500€ (s) – 3000€ (m) – 6000€ (l)
  26. 26. Non-profit: 500€ (s) – 1000€ (m) – 2000€ (l) (+2 events/y) </li></ul><li>Admitted (without vote) </li><ul><li>Natural person: 25€ (paypal@chamilo.org)
  27. 27. Legal person: 500€ - 1000€ - 2000€
  28. 28. Non-profit: 500€ - 1000€ - 2000€ </li></ul></ul></ul>
  29. 29. Why becoming a member <ul><li>Exclusive material
  30. 30. Events discounts
  31. 31. Membership fee discount based on contributions </li><ul><li>Writing documentation, translations, style contributions, plugins contributions, patches contributions & more... (to be evaluated) </li></ul></ul>
  32. 32. As an individual Support the project (now there is a way)
  33. 33. Become official provider Get better product marketing Get better documentation As an e-learning business
  34. 34. As an e-learning consumer entity Get a better tool Get security audits Get better graphic design
  35. 35. Official providers <ul><li>Certified by the Association
  36. 36. 3 little steps </li><ul><li>Be a member (effective or admitted)
  37. 37. Contribute (style, 20 pages doc or plugin)
  38. 38. Pass the exam </li></ul></ul>
  39. 39. Questions/Contact Yannick Warnier [email_address] @ywarnier

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