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Subject [CONF] Apache OpenOffice Community > FOSDEM 2013 Proposals
Date Mon, 19 Nov 2012 15:28:00 GMT
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Page: FOSDEM 2013 Proposals (

Edited by Armin Le Grand:
h3. Apache OpenOffice at FOSDEM 2013: Call for Talks

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_We recommend Impress, but use Calc if you prefer!_
{float} Apache OpenOffice (formerly is coming again to FOSDEM in Brussels,
for the first time as an Apache Top-Level Project. Our community has a new structure, friendly
and open, and new developers are especially welcome.

We invite submissions of talks for the *Apache OpenOffice devroom*, to be held on Saturday,
2 February 2013, 9.00 to 17.30.

If you have something interesting to say about Apache OpenOffice or the ODF format from a
technical point of view (code, extensions, localization, QA, tools... but also less known
functions or creative ways to use the program) please share it with us!

It doesn't need to be long or serious, short and funny contributions are very appreciated
too. Just make sure to specify an estimated length for your talk (10, 20, 30 minutes), as
well as a proposed title, description and a few lines about yourself.

Deadline is *Sunday, 23 December 2012*. Accepted talks will be published by 10 January 2013.
Limited funding may be available for accepted speakers in need.

Please *add your talk proposals to the table* below.

You can send any questions to our development mailing list:

h3. Practical information

* The Apache OpenOffice devroom will be held all day Saturday 2 February 2013, Brussels
* The room setup will include microphone and projector
* More details about FOSDEM 2013 are at

h3. Submitted talk proposals (deadline: Sunday, 23 Dec 2012)

_Copy the table below and add your talk proposal! If you don't have an account, please sign
up for one (top right)._

|| Title | Building a dictionary for Apache OpenOffice |
|| Speaker | Andrea Pescetti |
|| Duration | 20 minutes |
|| Description | We will go through the steps needed to create and maintain a dictionary for
Apache OpenOffice, including how to package it for the Extensions web site and how to include
it in the builds available for download from the official site. |
|| Speaker Information | Andrea Pescetti is a long-time OpenOffice volunteer and maintainer
of the Italian dictionary used in Apache OpenOffice |

|| Title | New possibilities with DrawObjects in the next version of AOO |
|| Speaker | Armin Le Grand |
|| Duration | 30 minutes |
|| Description | A live demo showing enhancements for DrawShapes in the next version of AOO,
and some more fancy actions and tricks with them |
|| Speaker Information | Armin Le Grand is a core developer, working on AOO for over 15 years,
specialized on DrawingLayer stuff |

|| Title | Your talk title |
|| Speaker | Your name |
|| Duration | 10, 20, 30 minutes? |
|| Description | Your talk in 1-2 paragraphs |
|| Speaker Information | Something about yourself and your experience with Apache OpenOffice

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