Ubuntu Global Jam looking for event organisers
Ubuntu community manager Jono Bacon has published a blog post, calling for Ubuntu community members to organise events around the globe for the next Ubuntu Global Jam, which is taking place from 2 to 4 March. Volunteers will need to have a location with a "decent internet connection, some computers and great people to share the work".
The Ubuntu Global Jam is an umbrella event which looks to the wider Ubuntu community, not just developers, and tries to get community members together around the globe to work on several different areas of the distribution, including testing, documentation, packaging and bug fixes. The individual meetups typically comprise face-to-face gatherings as well as IRC meetings, but meetings do not need to cover all aspects of the Global Jam.
People interested in organising meetings or joining them can find more information on Ubuntu's LoCo Team Portal.