[ok-cam-announce] Cambridge Open Knowledge Meetup: 7pm 13th February 2008 at Emmanuel College
francis at flourish.org
Tue Jan 29 12:36:51 GMT 2008
I've made a Facebook event too, so you can all easily think of more
people to invite!
On Tue, Jan 29, 2008 at 11:36:21AM +0000, Rufus Pollock wrote:
> Dear All,
> After a slight fallow period the Cambridge Copynights are being reborn
> in a new, and slightly more formal, guise as "Cambridge Open Knowledge
> Meetups". The first of these is scheduled for Wednesday 13th of February
> at Emmanuel College (more details below). Hope to see you there and
> please circulate this announcement to any lists of individuals you think
> would be interested.
> Rufus Pollock and Francis Irving
> ## Cambridge Open Knowledge Meetup
> when: Wednesday 13th February 2008, 1900-2100
> where: Harrods Room, Emmanuel College, Cambridge
> ### More Information
> Are you interested in the social, legal and technological issues related
> to Open Knowledge? Ever wondered about how things like "Open Access" and
> "Open Source" could be relevant to you. If so come along to the
> "Cambridge Open Knowledge Meetup" to hear updates about recent
> developments, discuss and debate the problems and potential of open
> approaches to knowledge creation.
> The focus at these events is on open discussion though we do start out
> with some (brief) presentations. At this first event we'll be hearing from:
> * Rufus Pollock, Emmanuel College and the Open Knowledge Foundation - on
> discovering and installing open knowledge packages using CKAN.
> * Francis Irving of PublicWhip.org and mySociety - on freeing Government
> data, and travel-time maps.
> * Jim Downing of the Unilever Cambridge Centre for Molecular Informatics
> - on Open Source and Open Acces in Chemistry.
> Generally, we're pretty open about the programme so if you'd like to
> give a brief talk or update on something you've been working on or
> thinking about please just write to us and we can try and slot you in.
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