[UKUUG-Announce] UKUUG - OpenTech Update

Jane Morrison office at ukuug.org
Mon Apr 18 10:21:23 BST 2011

Hey All,

Opentech Schedule: http://ukuug.org/opentech/schedule
Opentech Registration: http://ukuug.org/opentech/registration

The updated programme is now up (typos and all, I'm sure
you'll find them). Wiith a couple of talks remaining to be
confirmed. Dorkbot are now on the schedule - yay! - and
itoWorld will be talking about some of their really nice
animations and visualisations, and how they build them.
There are a load of WDMMG/OKFN friendly talks across the

If you've not booked your ticket yet, you can do so in about 30
seconds right now. If you have, why not remind your friends
about #opentech on facebook or twitter (you know two of them
will have forgotten :)

If you're not sure whether you've booked a ticket, everyone
who has (and isn't speaking) just got a very similar email
to this, but with a different subject line and above
paragraph :)

   one of your friendly OpenTech Organisers :)

   * Ticket reservations now open - Please Redistribute Freely *

                        OpenTech 2011

       Saturday 21st May - ULU, Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HY

   OpenTech 2011, from UKUUG and friends,
   Saturday 21st May
   ULU, Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HY

   Tickets only: Donation
   Students Free Entry

   Welcome to OpenTech 2011.

   40 talks across 3 tracks over 7 hours, which hope to challenge, inspire or
   talk about something that makes you want to get involved. OpenTech 2011
   includes a manifesto, the law, makerhood, Kung Fu, money and the 
   and with plenty of time to talk in the bar after sessions which challenge,
   inspire or talk about something that makes you want to help how you can. 
   last two times we have sold out in advance, so you are strongly advised to

   This year's line up features...
        * Liberties, Foxes and Journalists - Chris Atkins
        * 0-35000 in 6 weeks: The Science is Vital Campaign
        * Where Does My Money Go goes global
        * itoWorld Visualisations
        * Google Refine - what and why
        * Sukey
        * OpenStreetMap
        * Visualising Big Data - itoWorld
        * Mozilla - more than just Firefox
        * SEO Kung Fu (it's not what you think)
        * Watching the Press
        * Open Hardware
        * PoliceStateUK
        * the law - new project
        * Bletchley Park Updates
        * Open Rights Group
        * and much, much more besides

   Along with talks from Dorkbot, Sandbag, scraperwiki, Bill Thompson,
   Tim Ireland, DorkBot, the Tactical Technology Collective and more

   The full schedule is at

   Brought to you by UKUUG and friends.

   Tickets are paid for on the door; but you should pre-register yours online 

   One thing we're doing this year is giving everyone related
   to OpenTech the chance to post their projects on a page,
   and say what help they need. Offline or on, whether you're
   after tech people or just more helpers, you can ask the
   OpenTech community to help out what matters to you:

   Final programme may be subject to alteration. OpenTech is a
   not for profit event open to everyone so please help spread
   the word online and offline. Thanks for reading!

   Saturday 21st May- ULU, Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HY

   When signing up for your tickets online, why not tick the
   box to hear a little more from us, or just send an email to
   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.

    Saturday 21st May - ULU, Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HY


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


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