[kde-edu]: SCALE 6x Gears Up
jeremy at scitools.com
Fri Sep 14 17:45:53 CEST 2007
On Friday 14 September 2007 07:01:11 Jos Poortvliet wrote:
> Anyone picking this up? It's a bit far for me ;-)
> They seem to be looking for an edu person... who's interested?
I live in Southern Utah, so LA is not too far, but last I heard jharris of
KStars was nearer. ;-)
> On 9/10/07, Gareth J. Greenaway <g at socallinuxexpo.org> wrote:
> > The Sixth Annual SoCal Linux Expo will be February 8th-10th, 2008. It
> > will again be at the Westin LAX. SCALE has reserved more of the hotel
> > resources for SCALE 6X which will help address some of the seminar
> > crowding issues that arose during S5X (success is a nice problem to
> > have).
> > Over the last two SCALEs, the Expo has expanded to included specialized
> > conferences on the Friday prior to SCALE. The Expo will "expand upon the
> > expansion" for SCALE 6x: the Women in Open Source conference will return
> > for its second year; the health care conference, now knows as DOHCS –
> > Demonstrating Open Source Health Care Systems, returns for a second
> > time. Last year DOHCS was a single track. For SCALE 6X, DOHCS splits
> > into two tracks, a technical track and a business track.
> > And newly added for SCALE 6X is a Friday conference on education: "Open
> > Source in Education" which focuses on opportunities for Open Source in
> > the field of education .
> > If you have any experience in any of the above-mentioned areas, please
> > consider sharing it with the Open Source community at SCALE: the calls
> > for papers for SCALE and for the Friday conferences can be found here:
> > http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/scale6x/conference-info/calls-for-papers/
> > <http://www.socallinuxexpo.com/scale6x/conference-info/calls-for-papers/>
> > All of the calls are now open for submittals. For SCALE 4X and 5X the
> > speaker slots filled rapidly; we anticipate the same for SCALE 6X. So if
> > you're considering speaking, don't delay submitting your proposal.
> > Submittal info for each conference can be found on their respective CFP
> > pages.
> > If your organization is considering a booth on the SCALE Expo floor, be
> > advised that we no more booths than last year, and last year they went
> > quickly. If you want to ensure that you have a booth reserved, apply for
> > one NOW. If you're a non-profit group, complete the application form at
> > http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/scale6x/documents/scale6x_dotORG_applicatio
> >n.pdf and send it to gareth at socallinuxexpo.org
> > The second SCALE IRC chat will be September 16th , at 7:00 pm PST. It
> > will be held in the #scale-chat channel of OFTC (irc.oftc.net). If you
> > have questions or comments about SCALE, feel free to join us.
> > SCALE 6X looks to be even better than S5X; mark your calendar – be in
> > Los Angeles February 8th-10th , 2008!
> > --
> > Gareth J. Greenaway | g at socallinuxexpo.org
> > Voice - 877-831-2569 x130
> > Southern California Linux Expo
> > http://www.socallinuxexpo.org
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