[UKUUG-Announce] OpenTech 5th July - new sessions announced!

Sam Smith - Opentech 2008 sams at ukuug.org
Mon Jun 23 00:38:08 BST 2008




     * Ticket reservations now open - Please Redistribute Freely *

                        Open Tech 2008
                   sponsored by BT Osmosoft

         Saturday July 5th - ULU, Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HY
             http://www.ukuug.org/events/opentech2008/

    Open Tech 2008, from UKUUG and friends, is an informal
    one-day conference about technology, society and low-
    carbon living, featuring Open Source ways of working and
    technologies that anyone can have a go at.

    You can pre-register your ticket now at
          www.ukuug.org/events/opentech2008/registration
    to allow you to jump the queue and pay your fiver on the door.
    The last two times we did this, we sold out in advance, so you
    are strongly advised to pre-register.

    New announcements:
      * No2ID and Open Rights Group: State of the Nation
      * Here's the UK EFF
      * Power to the People - One year one from the Power of
        Information Report

    With 3 concurrent sessions, the line-up also features:
      * mySociety - WhatDoTheyKnow.com launch, and other goodies
      * Ben Laurie and friends on network security
      * Danny O'Brien's Living on the Edge
      * AMEE, and Open Source Solar Heating
      * Saving money and reducing carbon through Green IT
      * Getting people involved with online media


    Totalling 60 talks across 3 sessions covering 9 hours, there's
    plenty in the programme for everyone including Rembrandt, Pr0n and
    Robot Monkeys, and all that's just in one session!

    The full schedule is at
          www.ukuug.org/events/opentech2008/schedule

    You can pre-register your ticket now at
          www.ukuug.org/events/opentech2008/registration
    to allow you to jump the queue and pay your fiver on the door.
    The last two times we did this, we sold out in advance, so you
    are strongly advised to pre-register.


    * Further information *

    Sign up for your tickets online, and tick the box to hear from us, or
    just send an email to join uf
          opentech-info-subscribe at lists.ukuug.org

    (your address will only be used to contact you about OpenTech and
    will not be passed onto third parties).

    - or you can email opentech at ukuug.org if you've any other questions.


    We're also looking for volunteers to help out on the day.
    In return for free early entry and our eternal gratitude,
    we're in need of a few people to show up a bit earlier
    and help us set the venue up. If you're interested, or
    have random other questions, email us on opentech at ukuug.org


                           Open Tech 2008

         Saturday July 5th - ULU, Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HY
             http://www.ukuug.org/events/opentech2008/

    Final programme may be subject to alteration. Thanks for reading!



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