[Olpc-philippines] Ubuntu Love Day, Aug 23
jgotangco at gmail.com
Thu Aug 7 09:30:12 EDT 2008
I'll send you a ticket shortly. No worries. The registration was meant
to control the number of people coming as the venue is a bit limited
and we just got it for free. Don't want to fill it up too much without
proper crowd control! :-)
On Thu, Aug 7, 2008 at 8:45 AM, Jojo Padilla <jojopadilla at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hi Jerome,
> This morning, I just received your invitation (details) to the Ubuntu Love
> Day. I would like to come, and want to register immediately. Unfortunately
> (and I am surprised that) tickets are all sold out. I am not from UP, but
> could I possibly come to the event without a ticket?
> - - - -
> Sun, 6 Jul 2008 21:43:44 -0700 (PDT)
> Hi Tim,
> Hi to OLPC Philippines.
> Your tag line "Praise Jesus Christ now and forever" catched my attention and
> I say "Amen".
> Allow me to introduce myself as a Christian worker since 1985, but currently
> employed as a development consultant for Knowledge Channel Foundation. I
> know a little bit about OLPC. As I browsed through the OLPC website and
> finding out that the cost of donating an XO laptop is only USD200, my
> curiosity brings me back to my dream of a better Philippine Education
> system. I think that could be possible via OLPC, starting at my own
> ministry. As a plan, I would like to help educate out-of-school pre-teen
> aged (6-12 y.o.) children (and tutor school children) in depressed, deprived
> and underprivileged communities. In Trece Martires, Cavite City – I have a
> 50-sqm facility that can open up as a tutorial/learning center in the middle
> of a young community established as a relocation area of squatters affected
> by railroad developments in Metro Manila. Elsewhere in MM, and in the
> provinces, my church network (the Christ the Living Stone Fellowship -
> headed by Bishop Dan Balais), has over 200 outreaches nationwide each
> ministering to at least 50-100 underprivileged children.
> I am not a Linux lover, though I am interested to learn if this would be
> necessary. In this regard, I would appreciate it if you could recommend any
> source: a book, an online training site or a crash-course from any school in
> As of now, I just would like to get in touch with you guys. I anticipate
> with thanks any update info that I could use to make these plans happen.
> Thank you.
> Jojo Padilla
> Knowledge Channel Foundation Inc
> 5F Benpres Bldg. Exchange Road. Ortigas Center
> Pasig City 1600
> Tel. (63 2) 910-3181 to 84
> Cel. (0917) 821-5590
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> 1. Ubuntu Love Day Manila 2008 OLPC track (Jerome Gotangco)
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> Date: Wed, 6 Aug 2008 00:23:10 +0800
> From: "Jerome Gotangco"
> Subject: [Olpc-philippines] Ubuntu Love Day Manila 2008 OLPC track
> To: olpc-philippines at lists.laptop.org
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> Hi everyone,
> Rowen has agreed to volunteer for a talk during the Ubuntu Love Day on
> August 23 at UP Diliman, Quezon City.
> If you're in Manila, please do join. Event and registration details below.
> The Ubuntu Philippines Local Community Team (Ubuntu-PH), in
> cooperation with the University of the Philippines Department of
> Computer Science and Engineering, invite you to a day of sharing
> experiences, learning, and meeting fellow enthusiasts involved in the
> hottest GNU/Linux distribution that hit mainstream computing - Ubuntu!
> Ubuntu Love Day Manila 2008 is a grassroots effort to spread the
> spirit of Ubuntu. On August 23, 2008, learn and interact with fellow
> Ubuntu enthusiasts on how you use Ubuntu in your everyday computing
> needs. We invited 6 resource persons to share their experiences with
> Ubuntu in different areas of interest:
> 1. The Ubuntu 30 day challenge - Aileen Apolo (Google)
> 2. Ubuntu on virtualization and integrating to a Windows Network - Wallen
> 3. Ubuntu: Saving lives (and then some) - Charo Nuguid
> 4. Choice is Good! Welcome to the Exciting, Productive and Wacky World
> of Ubuntu Derivatives - members of UP Linux Users' Group (UnPLUG)
> 5. Ubuntu and the OLPC XO-1 - Rowen Remis Iral (OLPCPH)
> 6. Kubuntu & KDE: Contributing to an International Software Project -
> Juan Carlos Torres (KDE Project)
> And the best part? Admission is free! But due to space restrictions,
> we are limiting this event to 50 participants. Please make sure to
> reserve a ticket and follow the instructions given to you upon
> reservation If you have reserved a ticket and for some unforeseen
> event you are not able to attend, please let us know so we can free up
> the ticket and give a chance to others who would like to attend.
> Limit 2 tickets per participant, first come, first served. Tickets
> have no cash value as this is a free event. If someone tries to sell
> you one, let us know.
> Register now at http://ubuntuloveday2008.eventbrite.com/
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