[Baypiggies] Fwd: [OLPC-SF] [Fwd: [Grassroots-l] OLPC GrassCon Group Invitation]

Edward Cherlin echerlin at gmail.com
Mon Jun 23 08:40:49 CEST 2008


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From: Sameer Verma <sverma at sfsu.edu>
Date: Sun, Jun 22, 2008 at 9:21 AM
Subject: [OLPC-SF] [Fwd: [Grassroots-l] OLPC GrassCon Group Invitation]
To: "olpc-sf at lists.laptop.org" <olpc-sf at lists.laptop.org>



Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Information Systems
San Francisco State University
San Francisco CA 94132 USA

If there are any more groups that would like to participate in the
OLPC Grassroots Web Conference (GrassCon), please get in touch with us
as soon as possible.  For those of you who don't know about GrassCon,
I've copy/pasted the description from the site.  Thanks.
-Alex Keybl
GrassCon Coordinator

The OLPC Grassroots Web Conference was started to increase
communication between grassroots projects, as well as increase the
general visibility of OLPC projects around the world. This ranges from
software/hardware development to pilot programs and public awareness
campaigns. We want to hear about what's going on, from the mouths of
those involved.

The theme of this conference will be "From Code to Kids". Presenters
will be helping us trace the path of XO Sugar activities from software
development to getting the activities into the hands of children.

We will be holding the conference as a live streaming event with
participants from around the world. Conference goers will be able to
ask questions of presenters, and the entire conference will be
recorded and archived.

GrassCon will be held on July 19th at 10 AM EST. The time of the
conference has been decided upon to allow for the most participants
from around the world. Click here for time zone conversions.

Grassroots mailing list
Grassroots at lists.laptop.org

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Edward Cherlin
End Poverty at a Profit by teaching children business
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