[plug] SAGE-AU Next meeting - Tuesday 1st April, 2008 - Rob Masters and the One Laptop Per Child laptop
blinken at gmail.com
Thu Mar 27 07:31:40 WST 2008
Below is the announcement for the next SAGE-AU meeting. I'll be
sending the Linux-related ones through on a more regular basis;
hopefully we can build up some links between the two groups.
---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Andrew Shugg <andrew.shugg at member.sage-au.org.au>
To: SAGE-AU WA List <sage-wa at sage-au.org.au>
Date: Wed, 26 Mar 2008 23:01:12 +0900
Subject: Next meeting - Tuesday 1st April, 2008 - Rob Masters and the
One Laptop Per Child laptop
It is with great pleasure that I announce that SAGE-AU member Rob
Masters will be presenting the April 2008 meeting. Yes, it's on April
Fool's Day, but it's after noon so the jokes don't count. Read on!
SAGE-AU Western Australian Chapter Meeting
- 1st April 2008 -
DATE: Tuesday April 1st, 2008
TIME: 6:00 PM (drinks), 6:30 PM (meeting)
VENUE: Moon and Sixpence British Pub
300 Murray St
.: AGENDA :.
[6:00pm] Meet for drinks and chat at "The Stables" in the rear of the
pub. The area is roped off with signage announcing the meeting.
[6:25pm] Migration to the Raine Room of the adjoining Comfort Inn.
[6:30pm] Welcome & Weekly War Stories.
[6:35pm] Meeting commences.
This month's topic is "The One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) laptop",
presented by Rob Masters.
This month, a warm welcome to SAGE-AU member Rob Masters. Rob will be
demonstrating the OLPC XO-1, the Linux-based laptop from the One
Laptop Per Child project. Tough and rugged, the laptops are designed
to be inexpensive, mobile, and accessible (easy to use) to young
children in developing nations. Join us for a fun evening!
http://laptop.org - official site
http://olpc.com - non affiliated website
http://olpc.org - squatters die die die
Rob Masters is a SAGE-AU member and works for Bunnings. We are sure
that lowest prices aren't just the beginning where Rob is concerned!
[7:30pm] Meeting close. Migration back to the pub for beer, soft
drinks, sandwiches, Q&A, and General Discussion of current IT issues.
.: DIRECTIONS :.
The Moon and Sixpence pub is located on Murray Street, Perth, between
Queen and William Streets. It is within easy walking distance of the
Busport, Wellington Street Bus Station or Perth Train Station. For
those who are driving, Murray Street is one-way (east, towards the
hills) with vehicle entry available from Milligan Street, the Freeway
and West Perth. Parking is available from one of several City of Perth
carparks located along Murray Street, as well as in bays on Murray
Street itself. Find your way there with Google Maps!
Or if that doesn't work, use the full URL below.
You can also check the menu and beers list at their website:
.: MAILING LIST DISCLAIMER :.
Please pass this message on to any other people that you know who might
be interested in attending - system administrators, technicians,
engineers, hobbyists, enthusiasts, etc. Everyone is welcome! Permission
to forward this message overrides the usual SAGE-AU mailing list
disclaimer or any other that may appear below.
On behalf of SAGE-AU, I look forward to seeing you at the April 2008
Andrew Shugg, SAGE-AU <andrew.shugg at member.sage-au.org.au>
Regional Co-ordinator, WA Chapter http://www.sage-au.org.au/rgwa.html
http://www.labyrinthdata.net.au - WA Backup, Web and VPS Hosting
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