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Registration is open for Fedora Camp!

Fedora Camp offers everyone a chance to dive in and learn all about Fedora 4. Training will begin with the basics and build toward more advanced concepts–no prior Fedora 4 experience is required. Participants can expect to come away with a deep dive Fedora 4 learning experience coupled with multiple opportunities for applying hands-on techniques working with experienced trainers and Fedora gurus.


Keck Institute for Space Studies
345 S. Michigan Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91106


A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hilton Pasadena for April 10 - April 13, 2016. The discounted room rate of $150 per night (wifi internet included) will be available until March 16th or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first.  Please make your reservations promptly!  

Please note a limited number of rooms are available for the night of April 13th at the rate of $219.

Room assignments can be made directly with the Hilton Pasadena’s room reservation department by calling the hotel direct 626-577-1000 or our toll-free number 1-800-HILTONS or by visiting Fedora Camp Reservations.




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The closest airport to Caltech is Burbank Bob Hope (BUR). Ways to get to Pasadena Hilton:

Los Angeles International (LAX) is further away but is served by all major airlines. Best options for getting from the airport are:

Keck Institute for Space Studies





11-13 April 2016


Virtual machine installation instructions will be provided prior to the camp. VMs will also be available on thumb drives at the camp.


This is a draft agenda with presentations that are currently being reviewed and revised. The final agenda will be available closer to the event.

11 April

8:30-9:00Registration and Light Breakfast 
9:00-10:00Welcome and IntroductionsAll
10:00-10:30Fedora/DuraSpace UpdateDavid Wilcox
11:00-12:00Introducing Fedora RepositoriesDavid Wilcox
12:00-1:30Lunch (provided) 
1:30-2:30Fedora In-Context: Front-ends

Diego Pino Navarro

Benjamin Armintor

2:30-3:30Fedora In-Context: IndexingStefano Cossu
4:00-5:00Object Modeling: Fedora 3, PCDM and Best Practices

Benjamin Armintor

Stefano Cossu (F4 + PCDM)


12 April

8:30-9:00Light Breakfast 
9:30-10:30Object Modeling: Linked Data Platform

Diego Pino Navarro

Stefano Cossu

11:00-12:00Migration to F4 - Concepts and PlanningBenjamin Armintor
12:00-1:30Lunch (provided) 
1:30-2:30Hands-on CRUDDiego Pino Navarro
2:30-3:30Core Features - CRUD, Versioning, FixityDiego Pino Navarro
4:00-5:00Core Features - Authorization, TransactionsStefano Cossu

13 April

8:30-9:00Light Breakfast 
9:30-10:30Deploying Fedora 4Diego Pino Navarro
11:00-12:00Extending Fedora - CamelDiego Pino Navarro
12:00-1:30Lunch (provided) 

Extending Fedora - When and Where to Add New Behavior

Stefano Cossu
2:30-3:00How to Get Involved, Where to Get HelpAndrew Woods
3:00-3:30Fedora ForwardAndrew Woods
4:00-5:00Discussion and Wrap-upAll


A light breakfast, lunch, and an afternoon snack will be included on each day of the camp. Vegetarian and gluten-free options will be available based on the dietary restrictions indicated on the registration form.

Social Activities

Reception - 11 April

A reception will be held on Monday, April 11 at Bodega Wine Bar, located only a couple blocks from the hotel (directions). A variety of appetizers, including vegetarian and gluten-free options, will be available. Attendees will receive drink tickets for the bar.

Dinner - 12 April

An informal dinner will be held on Tuesday, April 12 at the Dog Haus Biergarten starting at 7:30pm. Attendees can order an entree and a drink off the menu, and a selection of sides will be provided. We'll also order a few pitchers of beer for the tables. Vegetarian and gluten-free options are available.

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