Fedora Activity Day (FAD) 2009 is the 1st ever event held by Fedora Malaysia Team. It was held in conjunction with MSC Malaysia Open Source Conference 2009 at Berjaya Times Square, KL. The event was sponsored by Red Hat APAC. The event managed to gather participants around 60+ audience in the Manhattan 5 conference room.
The event started by Harish Pillay and follow the schedule above. The Ambassadors and FOSS Community in Malaysia participate to talk briefly about Fedora Electronic Lab (FEL), Live USB Fedora, Howto participate in Fedora, KVM Virtualization, SELinux, JBoss, Packaging and the Q & A session about all things Fedora.
Harish strategy of asking the audience what to expect and what is their question about Fedora that they want to be answered before end of event also generate excitement and sense of commitment from the audience. The outcome mostly positive and generate interest around the audience about Fedora. There’s event participant from the audience that offered to sponsor Fedora Malaysia team their base or official meetup place at their college and offering venue for the Fedora 11 launch party which we will be announcing soon.
After the event, the Malaysia team got a pat in the back by the organizer and also from Red Hat APAC team for a successful event. This event will hopefully being the big momentum going forward for Fedora in the near future.
More info regarding Fedora Activity Day (FAD) 2009 here – http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FAD_Malaysia_May_2009