[Air-l] Making Links 2006 - Early birds close soon

Marcus Foth m.foth at qut.edu.au
Tue Oct 17 21:00:13 PDT 2006

Colleagues, forwarding the email below FYI on behalf of the  
conference committee.
cheers, marcus

Making Links 2006: Technology for Social Action and Community Building,
Tuesday 14th and Wednesday 15th of November
NSW Teachers Federation Conference Centre in Sydney
Register now - last opportunity for reduced early bird rates!

Don’t miss out on the discounted registration fees for this great  
event. Early birds close Friday 20th October. At the non-profit rate  
of $260 for a two day event, or $140 for one day, it’s a bargain!

Building on the popularity and success of last year’s conference,  
organisers have put together program that is diverse, thought  
provoking and informative.

Targeting people working in IT, multimedia, web development and the  
wider not-for-profit & community sectors, presentations include:
Introductions to website design using open source content management  
system Joomla and commercial product Dreamweaver
Lessons learned from an online auction and other fundraising suggestions
Implementing RSS feeds and other audio on your website
Learning Indigenous languages using the wide reach of the internet
A panel discussion on VOIP – telephone calls via the internet
Case studies of how IT is used to connect people and services in  
rural and remote areas
Projects to engage seniors with IT
Strategies for managing community directories
Online Campaigning
Youth multimedia and film projects…and much more

View the draft program and abstracts online at www.makinglinks.org.au

Multimedia fair and Conference Dinner

A not-to-be-missed feature of Making Links 2006 will be the  
multimedia display fair in the afternoon and evening of the 14th  
November. All registrations include entry to this event and to the  
night-market style conference dinner, even if you only register for  
one day.

For further information about the conference, contact Jill Sergeant  
on 02 8568 1106.

Making Links 2006 is organised by:
Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations (AFAO),
CommunIT a CISA Project,
Information and Cultural Exchange,
Infoxchange Australia,
TRI Community Exchange

Jill Sergeant
Website Officer
Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations (AFAO)
PO Box 51 King St Newtown NSW 2042
Ph: 02 8568 1106
Fax: 02 9557 9867
Switchboard:  02 9557 9399

Dr Marcus Foth
Australian Postdoctoral Fellow

Institute for Creative Industries and Innovation
Queensland University of Technology (CRICOS No. 00213J)
Creative Industries Precinct, Brisbane QLD 4059, Australia
Phone +61 7 313 x88772 - Fax x88195 - Room Z6-511
m.foth at qut.edu.au - http://www.vrolik.de/


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