Conferences

List of FLOSS/FOSS and Education Conferences where Ubuntu in Education might want to present/exhibit.

Conference Name

Link to Site

Audience

Attendance #s

Date/Location

Recommended Approach/Notes

EDUCAUSE

http://www.educause.edu/E2010

Higher Ed/University decision makers

3500 attendees/over 200 exhibitors

Oct. 12 - 15 Anaheim, CA/Oct. 13 - 15 online

The conference for University CIOs and IT Leaders

OLE - Open Learning Exchange

http://2010assembly.ole.org/

Open Learning for Africa

"a social benefit organization committed to achieving Quality Universal Basic Education by 2015"

Oct. 11 - 15, 2010 Rwanda

??

FIE - Frontiers in Education

http://fie-conference.org/fie2010/

"Frontiers in Education is the premier conference for educational innovation and research in engineering and computing."

??

October 27 - 30, Arlington, VA

Researchers in Technology in Education

Open Source world Conference

http://www.opensourceworldconference.com/malaga10/?q=en

IT & Education professionals

8000

Oct. 27- 28, Malaga, Spain

"The Open Source World Conference (OSWC) is probably the most important European event related to open source technologies"

OpenEd

http://openedconference.org/2010/

Open Educators

??

Nov. 2 - 4, 2010 Barcelona, Spain

??

Mozilla Drumbeat Festival

http://www.drumbeat.org/festival

"Mozilla's 2010 Drumbeat Festival will gather teachers, learners and technologists from around the world who are at the heart of this revolution"

??

Nov. 3 - 5, 2010 Barcelona, Spain

Limited # of travel scholarships available

Big Ideas Fest

http://www.bigideasfest.org/2010

TED like event for education visionaries

hundreds, sponsored by ISKME.org

Dec. 5 - 8, 2010, Half Moon Bay, CA

Greg deKoenigsberg, former RHer and Teaching Open Source group sent this out to the TOS list

ISTE

http://www.isteconference.org/2011/

Technology Educators & innovators

several thousand

June 27 - 30, 2011, Philadelphia

Well known international organisation and conference. Participation call open 9/15/2010 and closes 10/13/2010

MassCUE

http://www.masscue.org

Technology Educators and Superintendents

~1200

October 27 -28, 2010, Gillette Stadium, Foxboro, MA

Massachusetts Computer Using Educators and Mass Supts. Co-sponsors

TCEA

http://www.tcea2011.org/

Texas Computer Educators, all levels teachers, IT, CIO, Administrators

10,000

Feb 7 - 11, 2011, Austin, TX

TX Loco can help staff a table/booth

POSSCON

http://posscon.org/

General Linux IT audience

hundreds?

March 23 - 25, 2010

Loco Team booth/table?

NCCE

http://www.ncce.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1135&Itemid=302

NW K12 Teachers and Administrators

~2,000(?)

Portland, OR. March 1-4, 2011

They already tend to have an open source stream.

Past Conferences

Conference Name

Link to Site

Audience

Attendance #s

Date/Location

Recommended Approach/Notes

FOSSED

http://www.fossed.com/

K-12 Educators

300?

July 7- 9, 2010

Formerly the NE Linux Fest

Education/Conferences (last edited 2010-11-22 19:02:39 by rippls)