[Linux-aus] Software Freedom Day - Call for Volunteers!

Donna Benjamin donna at cc.com.au
Sat Aug 22 08:29:22 EST 2009

Howdy everyone!

Software Freedom Day is now less than a month away!

When? 11am - 4pm, Saturday 19 September
Where? Melbourne PC Club Rooms, 2nd Floor, Chadstone Place, Chadstone
Shopping Centre. (See Map at http://luv.asn.au/sfd)

Now, we need your help!

1. To help spread the word in the lead up to SFD at Chadstone. 
Download the A6 fliers, print 'em out and hand 'em round!

2. To come along and participate, talk to people, do software demos,
hand out balloons and software and help give directions.

3. To staff a community table and talk to people about Linux Australia
and about Linux, and Software Freedom in general.

Brianna Laugher has put together a very shiny program of talks and

  * Beginning programming with Python, Minh Nguyen
      * GIMP, Andrew Thornton
      *  How to move to open source, Daniel Jitnah
      * OpenOffice, Jessica Smith
      *  Introduction to distributed version control with Mercurial,
        Duana Stanley
      *  Demo/workshop: Installing Linux on your netbook, Wen Lin (BYO
      *  How to back up using Clonezilla, Wen Lin
      *  Build your own website with Drupal, Simon Hobbs

      * Introduction to Wordpress, Kathy Reid
      * Advanced Wordpress, Kathy Reid
      * Hands-on hardware hacking (Arduinos), Andy Gelme (limited
        places, may be a small cost for hardware)
      * Inkscape, Donna Benjamin 

Software Freedom Day 2009        http://www.softwarefreedomday.org/melb
A world wide celebration of 
Free and Open Source Software      Melbourne event at Melb PC Chadstone
and the community behind it.          11am - 4pm, Saturday 19 September

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