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Ubuntu Community Week. Last Day

A huge THANK YOU to our community stars who presented on Day 4: Paul Tagliamonte, Cheri Francis , Laura Czajkowski, Jono Bacon, and Paolo Sammicheli. These fine people nurture community in interesting and innovative ways. (I encourage everyone reading this to review the presentations here.)

Job well done!

Ubuntu Community Week concludes TODAY Friday July 22nd at 16:00UTC with another tantalizing set of presentations.

Our theme for Friday is "Nurture & Govern".

Prepare for approval/re-approval
Build a stronger team.
Learn about Ubuntu community
Read "The Art of Community"

Friday's fine presenters look like this:

When you tune in, remember to get the presenter's to sign their cards for you. An autographed UCW collector card makes a great gift.

Our Ubuntu Community Week wiki page is here and includes the full timetable of presentations.

Looking forward to "seeing" you all there!

Ubuntu Community Week, Day 4: Nurture!

A huge THANK YOU to our community stars who presented on Day 3: Alan Pope, Joe Liau, Leandro Gómez, and Elizabeth Krumbach. These people are community growers and it was a lot of fun to hear about how they do it. (I encourage everyone reading this to review the presentations here here.)

Job well done!

Ubuntu Community Week continues Thursday July 21st at 16:00UTC with another tantalizing set of presentations.

Our theme for Thursday is "Nurture".

Energize your team.
Guide the community.
Question Ubuntu's Community Manager/Nurturer.
Enlighten your audience!

Day 4's fine presenters look like this:

When you tune in, remember to ask them to sign their cards for you, so you'll have something valuable to give your grandchildren some day.

Our Ubuntu Community Week wiki page is here and includes the full timetable of presentations.

Looking forward to "seeing" you all there!

Ubuntu Community Week, Day 3: Grow!

A huge THANK YOU to our community stars who presented on Day 2: Omar Almahmoud, Nathan Haines, Jono Bacon, and Christophe Sauthier. These people are true community creators and they shared their best secrets about how they do it. (I encourage everyone reading this to review yesterday's presentations here.)

Job well done!

Ubuntu Community Week continues TODAY Wednesday July 20th at 16:00UTC with another tantalizing set of presentations.

Our theme today is "Grow".

Start a podcast.
Foster a community of respect.
Train some community ninjas. (in Spanish)
Embrace other groups and get bigger, faster!

Day 3's fine presenters look like this:

When you tune in, remember to ask them to sign their cards for you, so you can eBay in the near future when Bug #1 is fixed ;)

Our Ubuntu Community Week wiki page is here and includes the full timetable of presentations.

Looking forward to "seeing" you all there!

Ubuntu Community Week, Day 2: Create!

First, I want to thank our community stars who presented on Day 1: Alan Bell, Charlene Tessier, and Martin Owens. Each of these fine people contributed their thoughts on how to "Find" your local community: whether it be creating useful online maps, marketing in unconventional (and local) places, or producing fine artwork and posters.

Job well done! (I encourage everyone reading this to review the presentations here.)

Ubuntu Community Week continues TODAY Tuesday July 19th at 16:00UTC with another amazing lineup.

Our theme today is "Create".

Start a local community in your city.
Host an Ubuntu hour.
Bake a LoCo.
Party Grande!! <-- that's French for huge.

We have assembled a truly all-star team for Day 2. Here they are:

Our Ubuntu Community Week wiki page is here and includes the full timetable of presentations.

Looking forward to "seeing" you all there!

Ubuntu Community Week Starts Today

Ubuntu Community Week begins TODAY Monday July 18th at 16:00UTC . Our Ubuntu Community Week wiki page is here and includes the full timetable of presentations.

Today's line-up:

Looking forward to "seeing" you all there!

Ubuntu Community Week Collector Card #17

Today I present the 17th card in the series, which is also the last card of the series. (The astute reader will notice a gap though. Where is card #16? Hmm.)

Two Ubuntu community legends come together on this very rare "Ubuntu Leaders Card": Jono Bacon and Laura Czajkowski

Ubuntu Community Week begins Monday July 18th at 16:00UTC and ends Friday July 22nd, 2011. Our Ubuntu Community Week wiki page is here and includes the full timetable of presentations.

Looking forward to "seeing" you all there!

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* UCW Collector Cards are issued in purely random order.

Ubuntu Community Week Collector Card #15

It's hard to believe that we have 15 Ubuntu Community Week collector cards already. That's a lot to collect! Do you have the full set yet? ;)

Our next Ubuntu community legend is none other than Chris Crisafulli

Chris is one of the amazing people out in our local Ubuntu communities spreading Ubuntu by leading others and setting a great example.

Leading up to Ubuntu Community Week, I will be releasing a card a day* for you to take on your next cruise.

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Ubuntu Community Week takes place from Mon 18 July to Fri 22 July, 2011 and our Ubuntu Community Week wiki page is here.

Please mark your calendars and plan to attend.

* UCW Collector Cards are issued in purely random order.

Ubuntu Community Week Collector Card #14

Fourteen Ubuntu Community Week collector cards, and finally a ninja! This stealth Ubuntu community legend is none other than Leandro Gómez.

Leandro is one of the amazing people out in our local Ubuntu communities spreading Ubuntu by contributing in essentially every way possible!

Leading up to Ubuntu Community Week, I will be releasing a card a day* for you to translate into other languages and spread across the globe.

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Ubuntu Community Week takes place from Mon 18 July to Fri 22 July, 2011 and our Ubuntu Community Week wiki page is here.

Please mark your calendars and plan to attend.

* UCW Collector Cards are issued in purely random order.

Ubuntu Community Week Collector Card #13

Our thirteenth Ubuntu Community Week collector card is someone who is an Ubuntu community legend and podcaster extraordinaire! Meet Alan Pope.

photo (c) Tony Whitmore http://tonywhitmore.co.uk/photo (c) Tony Whitmore http://tonywhitmore.co.uk/

Alan is one of the amazing people out in our local Ubuntu communities spreading Ubuntu by ensuring the message is heard everywhere!

Leading up to Ubuntu Community Week, I will be releasing a card a day* for you to give to your colleagues that are still dabbling in proprietary solutions.

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Ubuntu Community Week takes place from Mon 18 July to Fri 22 July, 2011 and our Ubuntu Community Week wiki page is here.

Please mark your calendars and plan to attend.

* UCW Collector Cards are issued in purely random order.

Ubuntu Community Week Collector Card #12

There's less than a week to go until Ubuntu Community Week and we're getting quite a collection of cards sure to please even the most discerning Ubuntu connoisseur.

Our twelfth Ubuntu Community Week collector card is someone who those of you in France will know quite well. Meet Christophe Sauthier.

Christophe is one of the amazing people out in our local Ubuntu communities spreading Ubuntu by gathering the largest possible crowds and celebrating.

Leading up to Ubuntu Community Week, I will be releasing a card a day* for you to hand out at your next party.

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Ubuntu Community Week takes place from Mon 18 July to Fri 22 July, 2011 and our Ubuntu Community Week wiki page is here.

Please mark your calendars and plan to attend.

* UCW Collector Cards are issued in purely random order.

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