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This one day Education Mini-conference will focus on educational uses of Free and Open Source initiatives used around the world including tools for teaching and school management.

It will provide talks and workshops directly useful to educators, administrators and those interested in supporting education initiatives and/or influencing their direction and uptake.

We are currently calling for presentations: Submit your proposal here

You can email Tabitha if you require further information.

Call for proposals

In completing the proposal submission you will be asked to provide: your name and contact details, biography, proposal title and abstract, and preferred talk/workshop time (5-45 minutes). If your proposal has any special setup requirements please advise this also.
Note: If you choose to let LCA record your talk (not required, but preferred), it will be released under a Creative Commons license.

Submit your proposal

The Schedule

Speakers and structure specifics are yet to be defined. The basic break up of the day is as follows:

Times Duration Detail
09:00 - 10:00 60 Welcome and/or Keynote
10:00 - 10:30 30 Morning Tea
10:30 - 12:15 125 Session 1 (may be multiple speakers)
12:15 - 13:30 75 Lunch
13:30 - 15:15 125 Session 2 (may be multiple speakers)
15:15 - 15:45 30 Afternoon Tea
15:45 - 17:30 125 Session 3 (may be multiple speakers)

Titles of the Miniconf Presenters' papers

To be defined. Contact Tabithaif you would like to get involved.

First accepted presentation: One Laptop Per Child and Sugar Labs: Why you should care about Linux and education and what people in the region are doing about it Overview of OLPC in the region (Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific), Sugar Labs, OLPC Friends, deployments coming up and community support and development Target: People interested in getting involved or learning about a not for profit humanitarian education project

Miniconf Presenters' biographies

To be defined. Contact Tabitha if you would like to get involved.

Miniconf Presenters' slides and handouts

Watch this space for slides and handouts released under a Creative Commons licence