[Melbourne-pm] Software Freedom Day - Call for Volunteers!
jarich at perltraining.com.au
Sat Aug 22 03:57:10 PDT 2009
Software Freedom Day is now less than a month away!
When? 11am - 4pm, Saturday 19 September
Where? Melbourne PC Club Rooms, 2nd Floor, Chadstone Place, Chadstone
Shopping Centre. (See Map at http://luv.asn.au/sfd)
Now, we need your help!
1. To help spread the word in the lead up to SFD at Chadstone.
Download the A6 fliers, print 'em out and hand 'em round!
2. To come along and participate, talk to people, do software demos,
hand out balloons and software and help give directions.
3. To staff a community table and talk to people about Open Source
Victoria and about Open Source for business and Software Freedom in general.
Brianna Laugher has put together a very shiny program of talks and
* Beginning programming with Python, Minh Nguyen
* GIMP, Andrew Thornton
* How to move to open source, Daniel Jitnah
* OpenOffice, Jessica Smith
* Introduction to distributed version control with Mercurial,
* Demo/workshop: Installing Linux on your netbook, Wen Lin (BYO
* How to back up using Clonezilla, Wen Lin
* Build your own website with Drupal, Simon Hobbs
* Introduction to Wordpress, Kathy Reid
* Advanced Wordpress, Kathy Reid
* Hands-on hardware hacking (Arduinos), Andy Gelme (limited
places, may be a small cost for hardware)
* Inkscape, Donna Benjamin
Software Freedom Day 2009 http://www.softwarefreedomday.org/melb
A world wide celebration of
Free and Open Source Software Melbourne event at Melb PC Chadstone
and the community behind it. 11am - 4pm, Saturday 19 September
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