Electronic Networks - Building Community 5th Community Networking Conference: 3-5 July, 2002, Melbourne http://ccnr.net/2002/ Why attend? ----------- The confence has just featured in the Age and Sydney Morning Herald and is a must is a must for anyone who is interested in enriching communities through accessible electronic networking. Previous conferences have been a feature of the electronic community networking landscape in Australia since 1996. There will be 70 presentations by Australian and international speakers; preconference workshops; panel sessions; keynotes; and social events. Presentations at the conference include advocacy and political action; ageing; community building, education, learning, and community networking; disability; digital divide; government networks for the community; indigenous and minority networking; library networking; public policy; theory and small business; and technical issues. Where will be conference be held? --------------------------------- The conference will be at Monash University Caulfield Campus, Melbourne, Australia, hosted by the Centre for Community Networking Research and the Conference Advisory Committee. Most activities will take place in Building K on campus, to the right of Building N on map. Also refer to map 68 (reference F1) in the Melways street directory. There is also information on the registration page about getting to the conference by public transport (recommended). Conference Program & Registration --------------------------------- Please refer to the preliminary program and registration page for information. Discounted registrations are available before May 22. Conference Organisation ----------------------- The Conference is being organised by the Centre for Community Networking Research (CCNR), a centre of the Enterprise Information Research Group, Monash University, the Conference Advisory Committee, and it is associated with the Global Community Networking alliance - see www.globalcn2001.org. Direct phone and registration inquires to Mediawise, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org 61 3 9818 6339 (John Myers), Fax + 61 3 9818 8575. 40 Morang Road Hawthorn, Victoria, 3122 Australia. Preconference workshops Preconference professional development workshops with a focus on the needs of community organisations will be held on the morning of Wednesday 3 July at the Conference Venue. They require separate registration. * Workshop 1: Funding, Developing, and Implementing a Community Network Program (Ourcommunity.com.au & Infoxchange). * Workshop 2: Web Accessibility for Community Organisations (Vision Australia Foundation). * Workshop 3: Alberto Escudero-Pascual, IT-universitetet & Kungl Tekniska Högskolan/ Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden: Nora Wireless: Using open standards for community networking. This is being rescheduled for Wednesday afternoon and will take up two workshop sessions Information Sponsors -------- Major Sponsors * Commonwealth Department of Family and Community Services * Multimedia Victoria, State Government of Victoria * National Office for the Information Economy * TAFE Frontiers Sponsors * Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University * Infoxchange * OurCommunity.Com.au * Telstra Consumer Consultative Council * Vision Australia Foundation * Vicnet 17 June, 2002. ========== HURIDOCS-Tech listserv ========== Send mail intended for the list to <email@example.com>. Archives of the list can be found at: http://www.hrea.org/lists/huridocs-tech/markup/maillist.php To subscribe to the list, send a message to <firstname.lastname@example.org>, with the following text in the message: subscribe huridocs-tech To unsubscribe from the list, send a message to <email@example.com>, with the following text in the message: unsubscribe huridocs-tech If you have problems (un)subscribing, contact <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
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