[Linux-aus] OLPC talk in Sydney - 16th May

Pia Waugh greebo at pipka.org
Thu May 8 23:32:08 UTC 2008

Hi all,

thought this might be of interest.


One Laptop per Child - Empowering children and communities

Barry Vercoe from the One Laptop per Child (OLPC) project will be giving a
talk about the project on Friday the 16th May. Barry will talk about
projects he has been involved in, successes around the world and some of the
plans for the region. There will be OLPC laptops on display for
demonstration and some information on how you can get involved in the
project locally. Barry is also a board member of the newly formed OLPC
Australia which will be focusing on the needs of children in Australia and
the region, including the Pacific Islands.

Date:  Friday the 16th May
Place: Mitchell Theatre, Sydney Mechanics School of Arts, 280 Pitt Street,
Time:  6.00pm - 7.00pm
Cost:  Free

Please RSVP to pia.waugh at olpc.org.au for catering purposes. Some
refreshments will be available.


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