[kwlug-disc] Fwd: Announcing SocialTechCampToronto Saturday Oct 23rd

Khalid Baheyeldin kb at 2bits.com
Mon Oct 11 00:19:24 EDT 2010


I was invited to speak at this event. The topic is something that many of
the  KWLUG people have heard before (maybe 2008?)

Open Source for Fun and Profit.

On Sun, Oct 10, 2010 at 2:03 AM, Richard Weait <richard at weait.com> wrote:

> FYI.
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: ushnishsengupta <ushnish.sengupta at gmail.com>
> Date: Sat, Oct 9, 2010 at 10:45 PM
> Subject: [WestTLUG] Announcing SocialTechCampToronto Saturday Oct 23rd
> To: WestTLUG at yahoogroups.ca
>
>
>
>
> Event: SocialTechCampToronto
>
> Date: Saturday Oct 23rd
>
> Time: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
>
> Location:OISE (Ontario Institute for Studies in Education) Building
> 252 Bloor Street West
> 7th Floor
> Toronto, Ontario M5S 1V6
> (on top of St. George subway station)
>
> Format: Presentations 9 am-12:30 pm, Breakout groups 1:30 pm to 5:00
> pm
> The Breakout groups will be formed in a BarCamp style "unconference"
> where the topics are determined by the people present.
>
> There are a number of Social Technology projects underway in the
> Greater Toronto Area as well as a number of individuals who are
> working on international Social Technology projects.  All of these
> projects have an Open Source component.  In conjunction with Open
> Source Week Toronto, we will hold an event which will enable dialogue
> and collaboration between projects and individuals.
>
> We welcome any proposals on the following topics and related topics:
> 1) Providing computers to nonprofits
> 2) Setting up computer centres in low income apartment complexes
> 3) Providing Linux Ubuntu desktops and training to individuals
> 4) Public access hot spots in public spaces such as parks
> 5) Free wireless networks
> 6) International projects such as the World Computer Exchange, and One
> Laptop Per Child.
> 7) Design for people with disabilities
>
> Add your topics at:
> http://barcamp.org/w/page/SocialTechCampToronto
>
> Please register at:
> http://stcu.freegeektoronto.org/
> This is a free event!
>
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