- Email the FreeBSD Foundation at least 2 weeks before the actual event. They might be able to send you a package full of FreeBSD swag.
- Prepare a list of tasks so that everyone can find something challenging yet doable:
- Small utilities are perfect for workshops.
- Prepare some easy and well-defined tasks for total beginners.
- Have a backup plan for those participants who did not manage to set up a FreeBSD machine:
- Extra laptops running FreeBSD.
- Disposable FreeBSD shell accounts:
- Local server.
- Cloud solutions:
- Inform the FreeBSD developers about the event, especially:
- Spread the word:
Presentations / slides
This is a mix of what might be interesting to Ports primers and BSD developers.
- Various BSD ports presentations:
- Are there any new developments in the FreeBSD ports infrastructure?
- How are FreeBSD Ports dealing with the ever-changing lib[std]c++?
- What are the teams involved in the FreeBSD Ports?