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Tauranga Software Freedom Day 2011

Posted by Enabling e-Learning

When: 18 Sep 2011

Venue: St Mary's Catholic School, 11 Thirteenth Ave, Tauranga.

Fees: Free

Organiser: BOP Linux User Group

Contact: http://boplug.co.nz/sfd

Tauranga Software Freedom Day 2011. If you're in the area or know someone who might be interested, please feel free to forward/tweet/link from your website...

The BOP Linux User Group is running Software Freedom Day 2011 on Sunday September 18th 2011. This will be Tauranga's second annual Software Freedom Day, as part of a worldwide celebration of Free and Open Source Software (www.softwarefreedomday.org.)

The open day will promote free software and free software concepts to home, education, business and government computer users.

Supported by TechnologyWise, the BOP Linux User Group volunteers will show visitors the extent of Open Source software and its capabilities. A wide range of software will be demonstrated including areas such as audio-visual, astronomy, business, design, educational, games, genealogy, libraries, music, and programming.

The vision of Software Freedom Day is shared by TechnologyWise: "... to empower all people to freely connect, create and share in a digital world that is participatory, transparent, and sustainable".

The open day is free and everyone is welcome. It runs from 11-3pm on Sunday 18 September at St Mary's Catholic School, 11 Thirteenth Ave, Tauranga.

For information on presentations, talks and prize giveaways visit http://boplug.co.nz/sfd

We hope that you can join us - and also assist us to promote the event by sending this email to your members, friends, family or colleagues who may be interested.

For more information visit http://www.boplug.co.nz/sfd or call us at TechnologyWise on 07 571 1060.

Thank you for helping to spread the word about this event.

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