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Ubuntu Education Summit : UES 2007 Boston

  • When

    • 28 October 2007 : Sunday
  • Where

    • Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  • Event Summary

    • The Ubuntu Education Summit will discuss issues which impact users or stakeholders of Ubuntu products in the Education sector.
  • Event Audience

    • The target audience covers educators, decision-makers, government, developers, community managers and anyone with an interest in the deployment of Ubuntu/Edubuntu/Kubuntu or related open source platforms in education settings.
  • Event Schedule

  • Event Attendees

  • Meeting Overview

  • Event Contact

Ubuntu Education Summit : Overview

We will bring together significant education users and stakeholders who:

  • currently make use of Ubuntu software under various academic and education support scenarios and who wish to use the conference to:

    • present success stories and share learning experiences with others
    • share deployment and usage issues around open source software in education
    • meet with other users or stakeholders and strengthen our communities
    • influence our future product features and directions
    • discuss training and support options


  • are planning to adopt Ubuntu software as their platform of choice in education projects or institutions and who wish to:

    • discuss issues affecting their decision to move onto open source software
    • network with existing open source users or stakeholders to guide deployment plans
    • investigate training and support options


  • are involved with open source software and education, regardless of their linux distribution, who wish to:

    • network with our organisation and users
    • broaden and strengthen the various communities sharing a common vision for open source software in education

Streams / Tracks

Under development

Follow On Events

Ubuntu Developers Summit - UDS 2007

  • 27 October - 2 November 2007
  • Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  • A technical, hands on gathering to define the features and technical approach for the next version of Ubuntu (version 8.04, due in April 2008). Intended audience is development contributors to Ubuntu
  • [http://wiki.ubuntu.com/UDS-Boston Event Event Overview : wiki ]

  • [https://launchpad.net/sprints/uds-boston-2007 Meeting Overview & Specifications : Launchpad ]

Comments and Suggestions

Comments and suggestions are welcomed, both from within the Ubuntu community, as well as from other interested parties.

We will also be willing to answer questions around:

  • the event location
  • accommodation options

Richard Weideman

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