[Lab] Fwd: [OCLUG-Tech] Project Proposal

Andrew Plumb aplumb at gmail.com
Tue Aug 9 14:28:44 EDT 2011

This might be of interest to some of the folks on the lab list.


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> From: Teresa Baldwin <tnbaldwin at fosslc.org>
> Date: August 9, 2011 2:20:05 PM EDT
> To: linux at lists.oclug.on.ca
> Subject: [OCLUG-Tech] Project Proposal
> Hello OCLUG,
> I am Teresa Baldwin, the Community Manager of FOSSLC. We, along with
> Ottawa U IEEE Chapter, are putting on a open source programmer's
> conference on August 27th and an OpenStreetMap mapping party on the
> 28th. We are proud to announce that we are getting speakers like
> Richard Weait (OSM), Mike Shaver (Mozilla Foundation founder),
> Christopher "Monty" Montgomery (Ogg/Vorbis creator) and Richard
> Stallman (GNU, Free Software Foundation). More information can be
> found here: http://www.fosslc.org/drupal/sc2011
> The project that we'd like to propose is thus: we'd like to be able to
> bring in people that wouldn't otherwise be able to go to the
> conference. Students, unemployed, or underemployed, who would be
> helped by going to the conference and learning about the open source
> tools that are out there and what people are doing with them. We are
> looking to help cover our costs, as we are serving snacks, lunch and
> have an evening event at the NAC.
> If accepted for funding, we would offer a few gratis tickets to OCLUG.
> Thank you for your time.
> -- 
> Teresa Baldwin
> Community Manager, FOSSLC
> tnbaldwin at fosslc.org
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