[IAEP] [Grassroots-l] OLPC-SF Community Summit and Turtle Art Day

Sameer Verma sverma at sfsu.edu
Fri Oct 17 23:23:59 EDT 2014

We plan on broadcasting some of the sessions from Saturday and Sunday.
You can follow these along at

The approx. schedule (Pacific time) is:

10AM - 10:50AM State of Sugar (Walter Bender)
11AM - 11: 50AM How to build Sugar activities (Gonzalo Odiard)
12PM -12:45 Fix-it Session (Alex Kleider, Nina Stawski, Hilary Naylor)

Lunch 12:45PM to 2PM

2:00PM - 2:45PM Lightning talks: project updates in 5 minutes each.
Jamaica, India, Tanzania, Australia, Madagascar, and more
2:50PM- 3:35PM Analytics in Nepal and Australia (Sameer Verma, Martin Abente)
3:40PM - 4:25PM RACHEL and solar power (Bruce Baikie)


On Thu, Oct 16, 2014 at 12:07 AM, Aaron Borden <adborden at live.com> wrote:
> Great news! We're excited to announce that Turtle Art Day[1] will be
> held in conjunction with this year's Community Summit[2] this weekend!
> Our summit will be focused on the intersection of education and
> technology. We'll discuss what's going on in the One Laptop Per Child
> universe, as well as what other education outreach communities are doing
> globally. The goal is to get folks together to discuss problems,
> collaborate, and find solutions together.
> If you're not familiar with Turtle Art, it's an application where
> students create art through programming. Turtle Art Day is a worldwide
> event happening throughout the month of October. Turtle Artists are
> coming together to teach each other and learn together. OLPC-SF is proud
> to be working with Sugar Labs[3] to put together this event here in San
> Francisco. It represents the exploration of new spaces and media for
> learning beyond online, beyond OLPC. We hope you all will be able to
> attend. Please see the event page for details.
> Saturday October 18th
> OLPC-SF Community Summit
> Sunday October 19th
> Turtle Art Day
> San Francisco State University
> 1600 Holloway Avenue
> Business Building room 202
> San Francisco, CA 94132
> [1] http://www.olpcsf.org/TurtleArtDay2014
> [2] http://www.olpcsf.org/CommunitySummit2014
> [3] http://www.sugarlabs.org/
> [4] http://communitysummit2014.eventbrite.com
> --
> Aaron Borden
> Human and Hacker
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Sameer Verma, Ph.D.
Professor, Information Systems
San Francisco State University

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