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[school-discuss] FW: (FWD) Re: Upcoming Open Source Expo

If there's anyone in the Regina area who would be interested in doing this,
please contact LOSURS directly and let us know when you do.

From: Roger Dingledine <arma@mit.edu>
To: dloss@seul.org
Subject: (FWD) Re: Upcoming Open Source Expo
Date: Sat, Jul 27, 2002, 3:50 PM

Doug -- want to convince some people to talk about Linux in education
here? :)

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From: Lyta Alexander <lyta@sk.sympatico.ca>
Date: Mon, 22 Jul 2002 07:54:23 -0600
To: arma@seul.org
Subject: Re: Upcoming Open Source Expo

think anyone from seul would want to come out here for this event?

On Sun, Jul 21, 2002 at 09:41:32PM -0600, Scott Wunsch wrote:
> Hey folks!  Some of you may recall talk of an installfest or Demo Day being
> planned for late September.  Well, we're starting to get moving on planning
> for this event, and it's shaping up to be something even bigger than either
> of those.
> We're looking at an event that would have a collection of display tables
> set up demonstrating different aspects of Linux and Open Source software, a
> variety of scheduled presentations, a Linux install area, and more.  We'd
> be looking at corporate sponsorship of the event (we already have
> significant interest from upper levels of IBM Canada in helping us out).
> But exactly how big this thing will be is going to be proportional to the
> level of interest within LOSURS in making this happen.  The late September
> date is about 60 days away, which is a fairly short timeframe if there are
> only a half dozen or so of us working it... but totally doable if we get a
> whole bunch of members contributing small amounts of time as needed.
> So, we're looking for people to help out.  Helping out can take many forms:
> even fifteen minutes of your time will be of great help.  We need people to
> do everything from calling potential sponsors to preparing demonstrations
> to lugging equipment around... not to mention keeping everybody else
> organised!
> If you're interested in giving us a hand or have useful ideas or contacts,
> you can log into the members area (see below) and add yourself to the expo
> mailing list.  After joining the list, I'd appreciate it if you'd send to
> the list a message indicating what you might be able to contribute.
> We'll be taking a look at the level of interest later this week to make
> decisions about how big this thing is going to be, so don't take too long
> in speaking up.
> If everybody joins in, this thing ought to be a lot of fun! :-)  It should
> also be an excellent opportunity to spread awareness of Linux and Open
> Source, not to mention making lots of good contacts.
>   The members area is located at <https://www.losurs.org/members/>.  Your
>   username is generally your first initial, followed by your full last
>   name (all lower case).  If you've forgotten your password, there's a
>   link to a password recovery form, which will email you a new password.
> -- 
> Scott Wunsch, B.Sc. (Hons)
> Core Working Group
> Linux/Open Source Users of Regina, Sask. (LOSURS)
> http://www.losurs.org/

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