L10n:Meetings/2018 Hanoi Meetup

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eSpace coworking
  • Address: 1 Đinh Lễ, Tràng Tiền, Hoàn Kiếm, Hà Nội, Vietnam
  • Telephone: +84 916 806 089
17-18 November
Thang Long Opera Hotel
  • Address: 1C Phố Tông Đản, Hoàn Kiếm, Hà Nội, Vietnam
  • Telephone: +84 24 3824 4775
  • Checkin: 14h00; Checkout: 12h00
From Airport to Hotel
  • Local currency
    • Currency Exchange - There are a few currency exchanges on the left side of the airport arrival hall. Choose Vietinbank for better exchange rate.
    • ATMs - There should be ATMs of local banks and international banks at the arrival hall. Some may run out of cash towards later part of the day.
  • SIM card
    • SIM cards are available for purchase at the airport. Viettel may be the better option for all for data plan.
  • Transportation options

1) Public transportation - BusExpress 86

  • On the left side after walking out from the airport arrival hall
  • Ticket: cash only and ticket can be purchased on the bus at 35.000VND/pp
  • Time: 06h25 - 23h05
  • Take BusExpress 86 from International Terminal (T2) or Domestic Terminal (T1) and get off at the 8th or 9th stop.
  • Bus route and stops.

Noi bai - Ho Guom.png

  • Get off at the 8th stop and walk to the hotel.

Tran Quang Khai - Vien Dai hoc Thuy Loi.png

  • Get off at the 9th stop and walk to the hotel

Nha hat lon - Thang Long Opera Hotel.png

2) Taxi

  • Fare: 200.000-350.000VND/ride
  • Accepts: Cash, Cards
  • 24/7 operation
  • Driver may or may not speak English
  • Bring and show hotel address to driver
  • Share a ride with fellow contributors.

3) Use app Grab

  • Fare: 255.000-350.000VND/ride
  • Payment through app
  • Driver may or may not speak English
  • Bring and show hotel address to driver
  • Share a ride with fellow contributors.

4) Hotel Airport Shuttle

  • Schedule: by advance arrangement
  • Peiying arranges shuttle services for late arrivals on Friday and very early departure on Monday. She has notified those who will be picked up at the airport.
Arriving at eSpace coworking

Thang Long Opera Hotel - espace.png

Vietnam Power Plugs
Reimbursement policy

Please keep your receipts (airport <-> hotel transportation) and deliver them to Peiying during the event. We'll be able to reimburse in cash or through PayPal.

Any additional expenses once in Hanoi are yours to cover (e.g., hotel room service, hotel laundry service, souvenirs, transportation around the city not related to arrival to the hotel or airport departure, etc.).


Team goals

  • Indonesian (id) Team
    • Develop strategies to manage existing local language community (su, jv, ace)
    • Localize support documents (SuMo) for Firefox Lite (id, su, jv)
    • How to handle new requests for new local languages
    • Localizing Firefox Desktop to su and jv (?)
  • Khmer (km) Team
    • Build networking and share experiences among members
    • Share on expanding the use of Mozilla products throught integrating to gov't education system
    • Increase and Improve participation of local community
    • Find possibilities and cooperation to support concrete actions to be implemented in Cambodia
  • Lao (lo) Team
    • Update style guide
    • Improve translation quality and check all pending suggestion
    • Update team wiki page
    • Share newcomer experience by Saluemsack
    • We want to learn how to maintain community from other community
  • Malaysian (ms-MY) Team
    • Improve participation among existing members
    • Attract new volunteers
    • Mozilla.my has been redirected to Mozilla Canada
    • Create Style Guide
  • Myanmar (my) Team
    • Update Community Blog
    • Improve translation quality on Firefox Desktop
    • Learn recruitment from other communities
  • Thai (th) Team
    • Set a reminder for project's deadline in Pontoon
    • Prioritize un-finished project
  • Philippine (tl) Team
    • To check the Tagalog Style Guide for items that need to be updated or removed
    • To create a playbook for new localizers
    • To Attract new tech oriented localizers
    • To improve mini events quality
  • Vietnam (vi) Team
    • Communicate with new members
    • Review and approve pending suggestions
    • Exchange about the community development



  • 19:00 - Welcome dinner at Net Hue
    • Address: 198 Hang Bong, Hoan Kiem Dist, Hanoi 10000
    • Phone: +84 1900 9077


  • 09:00 - Finish breakfast at hotel
  • 9:10 - Meet at the lobby and walk to the venue together if you want to join.
  • 09:30-12:00 - Morning Session
    • Welcome and introductions!
    • Mozilla update - Axel and Peiying
    • Tea break
    • Team activity
  • 12:30-13:30 - Lunch
  • 13:30 - 17:30 Afternoon Session
    • Transvision demo
    • Maintain and expand community
    • Tea break
    • Team activity
    • Brainstorm topics for Sunday
  • 19:00 - Dinner at Ngon
    • Address: 18 Phan Boi Chan Street, Hoan Kiem Dist, Hanoi 100000
    • Phone: +84 90 324 69 63


  • 09:00 - Finish breakfast at hotel
  • 9:10 - Meet at the lobby and walk to the venue together if you want to join.
  • 09:30 - 12:30 Morning Session
    • Onboarding New Contributor
    • Be a Pontoon Power User
    • Community roles and responsibilities
    • Tea break
    • Team activity
  • 12:30-13:30 - Lunch
  • Afternoon Session
  • Tea Break
  • 17:00 Group picture
  • 18:30 - Cultural activity: Water Puppet Show
  • 20:00 - Dinner at Chusa
    • Address: 22 Au Trieu Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi 100000
    • Phone: +84 8 6683 6322


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