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6th OLPC NL meeting 13th December 2008

  • When: 13th December 2008 11;00 till 15:00 (max 16:00h)
  • Where: DWARS, Oude Gracht 229, 3511 NJ Utrecht (map) (public transport) [1]
  • Agenda:

This is an agenda in progress. Please add topics you would like to have discussed at our meeting.

Presentation of foundation "Meters maken voor Millennium", OLPC projects in Russia, Mongolia and Nepal. By Harrie Vollaard File:MMvMOLPCNL13122008.ppt

Presentation of foundation "OpenWijs.nl", OLPC projects in the Netherlands and Nicaragua. By Frits Hoff

Presentation of Sogos, OLPC proposals in Suriname / Moodle. By Pieter van der Hijden.

Presentation of OLPC proposal in Tanzania. By Reinier Heeres

Not confirmed yet: presentation of "MartenVijn.nl": Dutch repaircentre, small OLPC project in Leiden. By Marten Vijn

Discussion about OLPC, what is good, what needs to be improved? Who can help?

If there is time left: developments in Netbooks (Classmate 2, EEE pc's, XO 2 etc)

Zaterdag 13 december a.s. om 11:00u is er een informatiebijeenkomst voor iedereen die geïnteresseerd is in OLPC in Nederland en Vlaanderen. De bijeenkomst vindt plaats aan de Oude Gracht 229 in Utrecht. Een ideale gelegenheid om meer te leren over het concept OLPC, de laptop XO, de software Sugar, de toepassing in Nederland / Vlaanderen en ontwikkelingslanden etc. In Nederland zijn 5 organisaties actief met OLPC. Op 13 december zijn er een aantal presentaties over de ervaringen van dit project in het afgelopen jaar. Aan het woord komen: Stichting OpenWijs.nl met projecten in Maastricht en Rama (Nicaragua), de stichting Meters maken voor Millennium met projecten in Rusland, Mongolië, India en Nepal, Marten Vijn met projecten en het reparatiecentrum in Leiden, Reinier Heres met een project in Tanzania en Sofos die actief is in Suriname.

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5th OLPC NL meeting 19th April 2008

  • When: 19th April 2008 11;00 till 16:00
  • Where: Orionocodreef 7-9 Utrecht (map) [2] (public transport) [3]
  • Agenda:
  • Who's coming:

Techmeeting 28 Mar 2008

  • Informal meeting with no agenda about tech on olpc
  • When 28 Mar 2008 20:30 - 23:00
  • Where at Marten's home: Scholtenstraat 13 2313 GK Leiden map
  • Who tech people....
  • What to bring:
    • cake/cookies
    • notebooks / XS / XO



4th OLPC NL meeting 15 Mar 2008

  • When: Saturday, March 15th 2008, starting at 2 pm
  • Where: 'Canvas op de 7e' (Horeca & Exhibitions), Wibautstraat 150 (oude Volkskrant gebouw), Amsterdam; take the elevator to the 7th floor.
  • Getting there: I won't even start about parking your car in Amsterdam... but the Metro station Wibautstraat is basically in front of the building (btw, all metro lines from central station will stop at Wibautstraat).
  • Available infrastructure at the location: fast and free wireless, a beamer, enough comfty seats, an open bar and a spectacular view.
  • Agenda:

This is an agenda in progress. Please add topics you would like to have discussed at our meeting.

  1. Selforganisation of OLPC NL grassroots (vereniging), define goals and ways to work together. Make a decision on it. In advance: discussion on the mailinglist. Bine 06:09, 8 March 2008 (EST)
  2. Setup of workgroups/interestgroups and suggestions on projects for grassroots. Bine 06:09, 8 March 2008 (EST)
  3. Setup of our online presence/communications, incl. clear definitions of ownership, licence, etc. Bine 06:09, 8 March 2008 (EST)
  4. Presentations of enthusiasts on ideas, projects, etc.
  5. Sitting together in interestgroups and have some good discussions and some fun coding going on (suggestion: at least 2 hours reserved for that). Bine 06:09, 8 March 2008 (EST)
  6. Marten preso about piloting (ideas and plans) slides


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Techmeeting 14 Mar 2008

  • Informal meeting with no agenda about tech on olpc
  • When 14 Mar 2008 20:30 - 23:00
  • Where at Marten's home: Scholtenstraat 13 2313 GK Leiden map
  • Who tech people....
  • What to bring:
    • cake/cookies
    • notebooks / XS / XO


Structuremeeting 05 Mar 2008

  • Informal meeting with agenda about structure on olpc
  • When 05 Mar 2008 20:30 - 23:00
  • Who active people.... Please, limited place, so mail me in front
  • What to bring:
    • cake/cookies


3rd OLPC NL meeting: 16 Feb 2008 in Leiden!

  • When: Saturday, Februari 16th 2008, starting at 2 pm to latest 6 pm (we'll find a place to eat together around 6, for whoever is still there and hungry then)
  • Where:Marinus Van de Lubbe zaal, Koppenhinksteeg 2, 2312 HX Leiden
  • Getting there: map
  • Internet: 3000/512 Kb/s on wifi and a switch
  • Bar: coffee and tea are free (limited), other drink are available at the bar.
  • Beamer: for presentations a beamer is available.
  • Donations: There be a "pot" to leave donations. The money will be spend on organizing this kind of meetings.

Like always, everyone is welcome to join our 'gezellige knutselmiddag'. We hope to be again a colorful mix of people from various backgrounds like information technology, electro technology, education, media, non-profit organizations, international business, politics, to name just a few. Please add yourself to the list below to give us an indication of how many people we'll be. We are promoting this meeting again just P2P, therefore forward the invitation to all people you think might also be interested in the idea is much appreciated. Thank you!

Agenda:

Name Topic(s) Presentation or Discussion Approx. time Slides
Eric Short discussion about forum and website promotion olpc-nl, use OX-sugar on Ubuntu laptop - test yourself =;) .. Sorry everyone, the flu 'killed' me ! 00
Marten Building sugar on Ubuntu. The slides are here. Presentation to group 20-30
ewoud bras special interest groups 30-50?

Coming:

Name Topic(s) Confirmation
Marten Vijn tech / network / community / schools in Leiden certain
Gerard Mourits network / community / schools / organizational issues certain
Sabine Hengeveld-Auer OLPC-NL grassrooting - the usual ;) certain
Ed Kikkert tech / network / community certain
Bastiaan Bakker OLPC-NL, OLPC-Europe, Translations, Dutch OLPC Pilot(?) very likely
Eric Oosterbaan olpc.be, website promotion, Engineering - Ubuntu demo Sugar very likely
Harrie Vollaard Project Making Miles for Millennium, visiting OLPC Projects in Asia) certain
Reinier Heeres Sugar etc. certain
ewoud bras certain
Frits Hoff Organisation / Dutch pilots certain
Just Vecht - Linux user, interested in OLPC from the start. very likely
Urso Wieske Will come alone. Information Technology. certain


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IRC Brainstorming-Session on Sponsoring Jan 26th 2008, 20:30h

If you are interested in joining the IRC brainstorming-session on sponsoring of our expenses, please join channel #olpc-nl on the FreeNode IRC server on Saturday at 20:29h CET. Bine 16:38, 24 January 2008 (EST)
Please list points you'd like to discuss in advance (and leave your stamp by typing 4 time '~') here:


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Hands-on Workshop Jan 25th 2008 in Leiden

  • Goal setting up sugar (development setup) with sugarjhbuilder
  • When Jan 25th 2008 20:00 - 23:00
  • Where at Marten's home: Scholtenstraat 13 2313 GK Leiden map
  • Who People who want build sugar on linux, max 5 people so register!
  • What to bring:
  • registered (max 5):
  • Tip for use of sugar on Ubuntu: Use the latest OS ( 7.10 or more ) then sugar will run OK. Regards Eric


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2nd OLPC NL meeting: 19 Jan 2008 in Delft!

Promotion Poster
  • When: Saturday, January 19th 2008, starting at 2 pm to latest 6 pm (we'll find a place to eat together around 6, for whoever is still there and hungry then)
  • Where: Mensenvereniging Wolbodo (Sociëteit NOVUM), Verwersdijk 102, 2611 NK Delft
  • Getting there: directions; it's about a 10 minute walk from the trainstation Delft; parking is best possible at the Paardenmarkt, along Phoenixstraat (below the tracks) or in the parking garages Phoenixstraat or Zuidpoort
  • Available infrastructure at the location: a beamer, a bar and hopefully a wireless router that works ;) and, most important: A number of XOs will be available for playing around.



  • Agenda:

This is an agenda in progress. If you like to do a presentation on what you've been working on or introduce ideas, please add your topic here. For the rest we will sit together in interest-groups, playing and brainstroming. Bine 14:48, 10 January 2008 (EST)

Name Topic(s) Presentation or Discussion Approx. time Slides
Sabine Short introduction OLPC/XO for newbies Presentation to group 30
Reinier Heeres Software development for XO Presentation to group 30 File:Sugar getting started.pdf
Frits Hoff Benchmarking the XO with ASUS EEE, Classmate, Everex Cloudbook, etc Presentation to group 30
Sabine Workgroups within our grassroots / structuring ourselves Discussion in group 30
Sabine Dutch Pilot ideas Discussion in group 30



  • Who's coming:

Like always, everyone is welcome to join our 'gezellige knutselmiddag'. We hope to be again a colorful mix of people from various backgrounds like information technology, electro technology, education, media, non-profit organizations, international business, politics, to name just a few. Please add yourself to the list below to give us an indication of how many people we'll be. We are promoting this meeting again just P2P, therefore forward the invitation to all people you think might also be interested in the idea is much appreciated. Thank you! Bine 14:48, 10 January 2008 (EST)

Name Topic(s) Confirmation
Marten Vijn Kobus Marten: tech/network/community, Kobus: hardware testing, random key generation confirmed
Gerard Mourits tech/network/community certain
Bastiaan Bakker OLPC-NL, OLPC-Europe, Translations, Dutch OLPC Pilot(?) certain
Reinier Heeres Sugar, Calculate, Read certain
Eric Oosterbaan olpc.be(nl), Promotion XO at dental exhibition , Technical engineering depend on job-planning
Sjoerd Simons Telepathy certain
Sabine Hengeveld-Auer OLPC-NL, Communications, Translations, Dutch OLPC Pilot(?), barmaid and cleaning lady Wolbodo that day certain
Pascal Scheffers Health content, Translations, some coding certain
Fabienne Kulakowski certain
Ewoud Bras Will bring partner and perhaps our puppy. Am interested in ideas, pilot, promotion & education methods. certain
Frits Hoff OLPC-NL, OLPC-Europe, Dutch OLPC Pilot, open educational resources, benchmark (with ASUS EEE, Classmate, Everex Cloudbook, etc) G1G1. My son Floris (age 15) will come to test the XO, in comparison with the EEE. certain

More information on the meeting to come (via wiki and our mailinglist (registration: http://lists.lo-res.org/mailman/listinfo/olpc-nl). Bine 15:10, 10 January 2008 (EST)

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1st OLPC NL meeting: 15 Dec 2007 in Amsterdam!

Our very first gathering will be

  • When: Saturday, December 15th 2007, starting at 2 pm
  • Where: 'Canvas op de 7e' (Horeca & Exhibitions), Wibautstraat 150 (oude Volkskrant gebouw), Amsterdam; take the elevator to the 7th floor.
  • Getting there: I won't even start about parking your car in Amsterdam... but the Metro station Wibautstraat is basically in front of the building (btw, all metro lines from central station will stop at Wibautstraat).
  • Available infrastructure at the location: fast and free wireless, a beamer, enough comfty seats, an open bar and a spectacular view.
  • Agenda:

This is an agenda in progress. Please add topics you would like to have discussed at our first meeting. Bine 15:26, 2 December 2007 (EST)

  1. Short general introduction of OLPC, XO, Sugar
  2. Short introduction OLPC-NL incl. discussion (how to organize ourselves, etc)
  3. We are looking for people who want to demonstrate what they have been working on. Please add yourself to the list incl. name, contact, title of presentaion, estimated time needed for presentation): We know that lockwood (activity game) and others are planning on demonstrations. Bine 10:27, 9 December 2007 (EST)
  4. Hopefully a video livestream with the European grassroots meeting that is taking place at the same time in Vienna
  5. Sitting together and exchanging ideas - gezellig, gewoon.
  • Who's coming:
    • Sabine Hengeveld-Auer - certain.
    • Bastiaan Bakker - certain. will bring one XO borrowed from Reinier. Bastiaan 09:50, 10 December 2007 (EST)
    • Carlo Smouter - certain (presentation ~20min, me,my project, my thoughts about olpc-nl)
    • Sjoerd Simons - will bring two XO B4s, Bastiaan 21:50, 5 December 2007 (EST)
    • Arline Blanker - maybe, after 17:00 (since that's pretty late in the afternoon, we'll see how many people are still there - if not enough, Arline will hold the presentation at our next meeting in January. Bine 11:01, 9 December 2007 (EST)). Arline will present the G1G1 project her foundation Suri-Bridge is planning for Suriname. Bastiaan 22:55, 5 December 2007 (EST)
    • Vesna Manojlovic - maybe
    • Pascal+Maja - will bring one B4 (+Kleuter+peuter)
    • bas
    • Gawin
    • Frits Hoff - certain (benchmark with EEE / presentation ~20min, me, my work, my thoughts about olpc-nl)
    • Rop Gonggrijp
    • ewoud bras - certain but later.
    • Wouter Tebbens - certain (will catch a plane at 19:00, but very pleased to join the meet!)
    • Gerard Mourits

More information on the meeting to come (via wiki, and our new mailinglist (registration: http://lists.lo-res.org/mailman/listinfo/olpc-nl). Bine 18:37, 30 November 2007 (EST)

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