[UKUUG-Announce] UKUUG announces - OpenTech 2009 - 4th July
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Mon Feb 9 11:34:52 GMT 2009
Open Tech 2009 - 4th July
from UKUUG and friends. Sponsored by 4IP
Open Tech 2009 is an informal, low cost, one-day conference
on slightly different approaches to technology, democracy
and community. Thanks to 4IP for sponsoring the event.
*What do we need?*
- Proposals from people who want to give a presentation, run a panel,
organise a tutorial, or run a demo of something new and interesting
on something that they think matters or getting people to help.
- Publicity - please blog this announcement, write a newspaper article,
forward to mailing lists, and tell your friends!
What topics do we hope to cover?
- Mashups, open data and security
- Disaster politics and technology
- Future of media distribution
- Community engagement
- Democracy 2.0
- Highlights, lowlights and lessons learnt
- Long term thinking on big problems and massive opportunities
- Tutorials & Workshops - share what you know
- If you've got an interesting proposal that doesn't fit into any of
the categories above, please send it in anyway!
What have we already got talks or sessions about?
- ID, surveillance and data-sharing
- international disaster management technologies
We're still looking for lots more talks on all our
topics, so if you want to offer something, we're waiting
to hear your ideas.
*How do I submit a proposal?*
- Online form via http://www.ukuug.org/events/opentech2009/offer
- Deadline for submissions is midnight on Saturday 1st May 2009
*Can I buy or reserve a ticket to the event?*
- Register at http://www.ukuug.org/events/opentech2009/list
and we'll email you nearer the time with more information
*Any other questions?*
Read the Submission page or email opentech at ukuug.org
More information at http://www.ukuug.org/events/opentech2009/
-- the OpenTech 2009 organisers
* please forward to anyone you think might be interested. *
* www.ukuug.org/events/opentech2009 *
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