News for April 2007
Just a reminder to all you Colorado Ubuntu Users don’t forget we are having a Feisty Fawn Release Party at the Falling Rock Tap House this coming Friday.
Where: Falling Rock Tap House
Day: Friday April 20, 2007
Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
- Planning for and discussing our presence at the TIE Conference.
- Discuss and choose several speakers from the group as requested by Jono for LoCoTeamSpeakers.
- Re-evaluate team activism and current projects.
General TIE Information:
Dates: June 19-22
Location: Copper Mountain Resort
The keynote is about the interactive web and students as teachers.
Conference opens with Keynote by Will Richardson A Web of
Connections: Why the Read/Write Web Changes Everything
Having the world of information at our fingertips on the Web was in
itself a powerful transformation, but being able to contribute our
own knowledge and ideas and collaborate in the construction of
content is even more powerful. In this environment, traditional ideas
about schooling and learning are challenged at every turn. We have
over a billion potential teachers, and we learn through the
conversations that this new Web facilitates more than the content
that is delivered to us. Information and knowledge is no longer
scarce, and neither are constant. In almost every way, this Web
changes the way we must think about our roles as educators and
learners in the 21st Century.
A technical, hands on gathering to define the features and
technical approach for the next version of Ubuntu (version 7.10, due in
Oct 2007). Intended audience is development contributors to Ubuntu
A one day community-led and community focused event. This is the
Ubuntu community at its best. Come listen, learn, contribute, and share
your Ubuntu experiences at this uniquely Ubuntu unconference!
The Ubuntu Education Summit will discuss issues which impact users
or stakeholders of Ubuntu products in the Education sector. The target
audience covers educators, decision-makers, government, developers and
anyone with an interest in the deployment of Ubuntu/Edubuntu/Kubuntu in
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