[fudcon-planning] #327: Funding request for Jose carlos Garcia

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#327: Funding request for Jose carlos Garcia
  Reporter:              |      Owner:  tatica
  chepecarlos            |     Status:  new
      Type:  Funding     |  Milestone:  Venezuela 2012: Travel Subsidies
  request                |  Requested
  Priority:  normal      |   Keywords:
 Component:  FUDCon      |   Blocking:
  Venezuela 2012         |
Blocked By:              |
 Please set the "Component" below to the correct event for your request.

 Tell us the following:

 * What do you need covered? (Please estimate the costs in USD: hotel $X,
 travel $Y)

 $ 1,400.00 for the trip from El Salvador to Venezuela and back to El
 $ 400 for the hotel, but I accept suggestions for minor expenses, and
 since I never visited the country of Venezuela and will be a nice
 experience if allowed.

 * If we cannot provide a full subsidy, will a partial subsidy be helpful?


 * If Yes, specify the minimum amount you need covered to facilitate your

 * What will you accomplish by being at FUDCon? (Please be as specific as
 possible, since this is the most important factor in granting requests.)

 * I would like to learn how to package that and designed some theme to
 gnome shell.
 * I am interested in improving Fedora splint of both electronic and
 robotics, because in the laboratory and tried using it simple bug's had, I
 would like to share my university.
 * Be able to improve the software and ICARO piklab since fedora is into
 account only available, but not very updates.
 * Show some Open Hardware project, E-textile, Hand Robot Arm and wireless
 connected to the Web with Hardware and Free Software, 3D glasses with
 Hardware and Free Software, Projector Touch with Hardware and Free

 * If you are requesting airfare, include complete flight information such
 as flight numbers, desired departure and arrival airports, and times. Also
 let us know if you have specific time restrictions.

 Outbound: San Salvador - Caracas Monday, August 20, 2012
     15:01 San Salvador (SAL) Taca Intl Airlines (TA291)
     00:16 Caracas (CCS) the next day Avianca (AV66)

 Return: Caracas - San Salvador Sunday, August 26, 2012
     18:37 Caracas (CCS) Avianca (AV81)
     07:43 San Salvador (SAL) the next day Taca Intl Airlines (TA290)

 * Do you need a visa or other official processing before you can attend
 FUDCon? If so, approximately how long does that processing take?

 Yes, I need to get a visa to travel to the country Venezuela, with an
 estimated time of 2 weeks to make paperwork at the embassy.

 * Include any additional, relevant information.

 I am in charge of the Group GNU / Linux from my university with a friend
 who is also Hector mendez applying to go to FUDCon. In the classes we
 univeristy FLOSS Weekly students and teachers, conferences, the next week
 we organized an event "Fedora 17 Release Party" and in my spare time doing
 electronic projects with Arduino
 And we've gone to many universities to promote open hardware and free
 These are some of the events we do in this case with fedora 17 and
 Arduino, we organize free training to young people interested in this
 field, leave the link of the blog where we manage with Jose Carlos and
 other members over the software community, the events that have been made.

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