[Linux-aus] Grant request: BarCampCanberra
stewart at linux.org.au
Tue Mar 25 01:35:02 EST 2008
We'll put it on the agenda for this week's meeting - but I imagine the
first question to come up would be: what's the $400 for? Are there
specific things needed (signs, food etc)? What are the costs of these
items? Basically, a very draft budget can help.
On Wed, 2008-03-19 at 22:15 +1100, Simon Pascal Klein wrote:
> Date: Wednesday 19, March 2008.
> Project Name: BarCampCanberra
> Aim of Project: To hold Canberra's very first BarCamp at the
> Australian National University on the 19th of April (2008). Although
> we want to keep the conference a green day (little to no paper), we're
> still hoping to provide conference t-shirts from Cafepress, water to
> attendees and most importantly wireless Internet access given the
> strong web focus of the conference.
> Background: BarCamp is a worldwide string of conferences, or
> "unconferences" whereby the organisers, typically referred to as
> "unorganisers" only plan the venue, vittles and drinks (if any),
> Internet access and streams. However the content of the conference is
> completely determined by its attendees, who organise slots, topics and
> presentation style, all focussed heavily on web technologies.
> BarCamps have run all across the globe with great success, and have
> recently started running more commonly in Australia (particularly in
> Melbourne and Sydney).
> For more information please see http://www.barcamp.org/ and http://www.barcamp.org/BarCampCanberra/
> Person Responsible for Request: Simon Pascal Klein
> Request: $400 dollars to aid in covering conference expenses.
> Note that BarCampCanberra is a non-profit event; in the event that we
> find ourselves with any left-over funds we will choose a charity or
> free software project to donate any such funds to.
> Simon Pascal Klein
> Concept designer
> (w) http://klepas.org
> (e) klepas at klepas.org
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> linux-aus at lists.linux.org.au
Stewart Smith (stewart at linux.org.au)
President, Linux Australia (http://www.linux.org.au/)
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