[HOT] [off-topic] HOT Participating in Open Source Day at Grace Hopper
kate at maploser.com
Wed Jun 1 15:34:30 BST 2011
As an FYI I responded to Leslie. Of course all of you are welcome to as well.
On Tue, May 31, 2011 at 4:30 PM, Leslie Hawthorn <leslie at osuosl.org> wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> Apologies if this message is off-topic - pointers in the right
> direction much appreciated. I have been lurking for awhile but this
> message is my first post.
> I am working with a volunteer team to create the first ever Open
> Source Day at the upcoming Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in
> Computing Conference.  On the final day of the conference,
> Saturday, 12 November 2011, we are inviting several humanitarian
> focused open source projects to send mentors and work with the
> attendees on coding projects as part of our Codeathon for Humanity. We
> would like to invite the Humanitarian Open Street Map team to
> participate if there's interest on your side. We are particularly
> interested in having HOT/OSM join us due to the conference attendees'
> interest in geo-related programming.
> To get an idea of what the Codeathon for Humanity will be like, you
> can take a look at information from last year's codeathon, which was
> only a four hour event with one project involved, the Sahana Software
> Foundation.  The Codeaathon for Humanity mailing list archives may
> also be useful. 
> Our goals for this year's Codeathon include:
> - introducing more people to using/programming open source software
> - give our attendees the opportunity to learn and collaborate together
> - help the humanitarian project participants recruit new contributors
> If you would be interested in participating, please contact me to
> follow up. In either case, thank you for all of your hard work for
> those in the greatest need through HOT.
>  - http://gracehopper.org
>  - http://gracehopper.org/2010/conference/open-source-track/#session6
> and http://eden.sahanafoundation.org/wiki/GHC2010
>  - http://groups.google.com/group/codeathon-for-humanity
> Leslie Hawthorn
> Open Source Outreach Manager
> Oregon State University Open Source Lab
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> HOT at openstreetmap.org
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