Its time for a One Laptop Per Child & Sugar Labs Community Summit in New York City. Key community members from OLPC, Sugar Labs, the OLPC Learning Club are converging in the Big Apple to re-catalyze the NYC-area community and touch off regular meetings again. Time, location and agenda details:
Saturday November 21; 1 - 4PM
The Church of St Mary the Virgin
3rd Floor Meeting Room, Mission House
133 West 46th Street (between 6th and 7th Avenues)
[ Google Map, Church web site ]
The formal presentation will include highlights of OLPC and Sugar Labs, like:
- OLPC's brand new XO 1.5 B2 Laptop
- Summary account of the 1 Million XO Laptops now shipped around the world
- Previews of upcoming Sugar Learning software
- Some directly personal explanations of our movement's strongly maturing "volunteer ladder".
- Come see some actual books written by our Community!
- Participate and strategize around OLPC and Sugar's unheralded successes
- Local Projects, and long-term forward path.
Please join us and spread the word if you're interested in impacting education worldwide. More information about the summit can be found on the wiki page. There is also a collection of promotional graphics, Meetup event listing and email list. So you have no excuse not to be there.