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Tue

15

Mar

2016

JET Recipients for JaB16 Announced!
Written by Radek Suski   
Tuesday, 15 March 2016 22:03

JET Recipients for JaB16 Announced!

The Joomla Event Travel Programme (JET) is pleased to announce that we have selected 9 members from the worldwide Joomla community to attend JandBeyond from the 20th to 22nd May 2016 in Barcelona, Spain.

 

Name

Country

Abunyanga Ayebale Justine

Uganda

Mykhailo Bodnarchuk

Ukraine

Luca Marzo

Italy

André Pereira da Silva

Portugal

Sam Suresh Krishnakutti

Malaysia

Gary Duke Speer

USA

Kazuo Gomi Filho

Brazil

Matias Aguirre

Argentina

David Opati Aswani

Kenya

 

Due to Visa issues at JWC meaning that they could not attend, we have also brought the following awards forward

 

Name

Country

Karim Embarek

Algeria

Jacques Rentze

South Africa - Now unable to attend

All recipients listed will receive assistance with some or all of the costs of their ticket, travel and lodging, as agreed on an individual basis with the recipients. 

The JET Programme is an initiative that was created to support active project volunteers and community members who have dedicated time and energy to make Joomla better; and who would like to attend larger Joomla events, such as the JandBeyond.

Due to Jacques being unable to attend we have offered a place to Mwijuke Osbert from Uganda and a ticket only award to Abuyanga Fred also from Uganda.

We wish to thank all those who applied, and congratulate those who were accepted! We look forward to seeing you in Barcelona!

The JET Team

The Joomla Event Travel Programme team members are:

  • David Jardin (Community Leadership Team)
  • Radek Suski (Joomla! Events Team)
  • Roland Dalmulder (Production Leadership Team)
  • Rowan Hoskyns-Abrahall (Team Leader)
  • Saurabh Shah (Team Member)
 

Wed

02

Mar

2016

Joomla! has been selected as a Google Summer of Code 2016 mentor organization.
Written by Puneet Kala   
Wednesday, 02 March 2016 16:47

 

We did it again!

We are proud to announce that Joomla! is one of the mentor organizations selected in Google Summer of Code 2016 (GSOC 2016).   

More than an opportunity to find new talents for Joomla! and improve the software, GSoC is a big reunion of open source lovers where we can share, learn, teach and have fun. 

All the information about Joomla! GSoC 2016 is available in: 
https://docs.joomla.org/GSOC_2016.

To all volunteers who were/are involved to make it happen: MANY THANKS!

Talented and committed students, we are looking forward to hearing from you!. 

Joomla! Community, please keep rocking with us! Let's do it!

View the list of  180 open source organizations that will be participating as mentor organizations for GSoC 2016, Also go through program timeline for all important dates

 

Tue

01

Mar

2016

New JUG Team Lead Djamel Kherbi
Written by Ruth Cheesley   
Tuesday, 01 March 2016 19:23

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The JUG Team welcomes Djamel Kherbi as their new lead! Djamel has been an active member of the JUG Team since August of 2015.

Since becoming a member he has learned quickly and processes listings accurately and quickly which helps the entire community get new JUGs up and running in a timely manner.

Djamel is a great person and was unanimously voted for the new Team Lead. He currently is organiser of JUG Algiers in Algeria and speaks Spanish, Portuguese, French and English.

Join us in welcoming Djamel in this new role for the JUG Team. Thank you Djamel for your work and service to the Joomla! Community!

 

Fri

26

Feb

2016

Applications for the jet programme for J and Beyond 2016 are now open
Written by Radek Suski   
Friday, 26 February 2016 18:14

Applications for the jet programme for J and Beyond 2016 are now open

The Joomla! Event Traveller Programme (JET) is pleased to announce that we will be taking applications from the worldwide Joomla community for the upcoming JandBeyond, to be held between 20th and 22nd of May, 2016 Barcelona, Spain.

A reduced budget has been approved for use by the JET team to run the program for JAB 2016.   There is a 25% limit on 2015 line items because the 2016 budget has yet to be finalised and approved and will not be until at least the end of March 2016.

Please consider these limitations before applying for the program, also because of the financial restrictions, we have included the option for you to elect to pay for your ticket, accommodation and/or flight, the selection criteria will not take these items into account, but if you are able to contribute something towards your attendance, it will free up more funds for those that are less able to.

Please also check that you will not be already be covered for the trip by your project team (if any).

The deadline for applications is the 6th of March 2016 and the recipients will be announced by the 12th of March 2016.

 

Application Criteria

Please note, these criteria and conditions must be met.

Please read the guidelines carefully. Good luck!

The criteria to be followed by the JET Team for the election of candidates is as follows:

  • Applications of the candidates will be arranged in accordance with the contributions made to the Joomla project (especially during the last year) based on the information enclosed in the application and duly proven with recommendations from team or working group leaders.

  • Subsequently, all applicants will be accepted in order of appearance in the final list until the estimated budget for this edition of the JET Programme is reached.

  • This is an opportunity for the entire Joomla community, however, priority will be given to those participants who have not yet received a JET recognition.

  • The JET Team will give special consideration to well written applications that include details and timeframes of their participation in the Joomla project.

  • You must have a valid passport and be eligible for any necessary travel visas. Please contact your local Embassy to know if a travel visa is required. Expenses to acquire any travel documents are not included with the JET recognition.

 

We encourage you to apply using this form http://events.joomla.org/jet

 

Mon

08

Feb

2016

The new Joomla! Shop is looking for creative minds to design new Joomla! items.
Written by Mike Veeckmans   
Monday, 08 February 2016 17:22

Joomla Shop Teaser
In the Joomla! Community there is a constant and urgent need for capable designers that can contribute their creativity and colourful skills to create beautiful artwork. If you are a talented designer with passion for Joomla! and good design, this is a great opportunity you shouldn’t miss!

Read more...
 


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