Request for Proposal to host Idlelo 6
Request For Proposals to host Idlelo 6
Bids to host the 6th African Conference on FOSS and the Digital Commons is now open.
Who can submit a proposal? What are the criteria?
- Be a FOSSFA member
- Be sure of government buy in
- Have a National network of FOSS actors
- Propose a host Institution
- Be sure of at least 3 national partners
- Capacity to organise a high-level IT conference
How do I submit a bid?
By sending the proposal to the following email addresse:
When will I know the result?
Ideally, the host for Idlelo 6 should be known during Idlelo 5.
Can one country host Idlelo twice?
So far, Idlelo has gone to:
- Southern Africa (South Africa)
- Eastern Africa (Kenya)
- Francophone West Africa (Senegal)
- Anglophone West Africa (Ghana).
- Anglophone West Africa (Nigeria).
All countries have equal chances to bid. For regions or countries where Idlelo has not be held before, bidders may add that information in their proposal.
When exactly is Idlelo 6?
Idlelo 6 will most preferably be in the first quarter of 2014.
When is the last date for bidding?
It is better to submit your bid before the FOSSFA AGM of March 20, 2012
Where can I get more information, who will answer my questions?
Send all inquiries to the same e-mail addresses above.