Who? What? Where?
|What||The Sixth Annual Jasig (First Apereo, jointly with Sakai) Unconference on the Polytechnic campus of Arizona State University in Mesa, Arizona|
|Dates||January 14-16, 2013 2 1/2 days of sessions;
January 16-17, 2013 1 1/2 days of developer/implementer collaboration
|Place||The Start Up Labs, Technology Center at Arizona State University / Polytechnic|
Unconference Sessions (Mon-Wed):
There is no fee for the Unconference Developer Collaboration (Wed-Thu).
|Accommodations||DoubleTree Gilbert is offering a discounted rate of $129 per night, including wireless. Registration will be by individuals, using group code "JAS". Registration deadline for the reduced rate HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO JANUARY 4th. Unconference Hotel|
|Meals||Lunch is provided for Monday - Thursday, along with coffee service and snacks during the day. Breakfast and Dinner are on your own.|
ASU Poly Campus is approximately 30 minutes from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, or 5 minutes from Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport. For Ground Transportation from the airport, you can rent a car, sign up for the SuperShuttle, or arrange with your colleagues to take an ExecuCar car service (where there's only one stop - yours). To make car service reservations, http://www.supershuttle.com/Locations/PHXAirportShuttlePhoenix.aspx
|Things to Do||For details on things to do during/between/before/after the Unconference, check the Jasig wiki page about the Unconference for more details.|
|Change in Plans?||Registration is fully transferrable right up to the date of the event. Registration can be cancelled and refunded up to the early registration deadline (Dec 14th).|
"An unconference is a conference where the content of the sessions is driven and created by the participants, generally day-by-day during the course of the event, rather than by a single organizer, or small group of organizers, in advance."
Jasig and Sakai have always been about people coming together to share and learn in an open environment, and this is what an "unconference" is all about. The unconference format fits very well with our community values and goals. This January event is our sixth Unconference and will provide both spontaneous and planned opportunities to collaborate on all Jasig and Sakai community initiatives as well as initiatives from other community open source communities as well. Mark your calendar, make plans to join us and register as soon as registration opens up!
What are we going to do?!
The Jasig-Sakai Unconference consists of multiple face to face sessions occurring throughout the day. Some sessions may have more formal presentations, most sessions involve heavy interaction with the audience as a whole. The list of topics, presenters and facilitators is very dynamic and the final schedule will be determined in real-time, interactively with the attendees. Topics will likely include:
- Project updates, roadmap planning, and implementer/developer collaboration on a wide range of community projects: Bedework, CAS, OpenRegistry, Portlets, Sakai CLE, Sakai OAE, Student Success Plan (SSP), uMobile, uPortal, Grouper, Shibboleth, etc.
- Sessions on Identity & Access Management, Mobile devices, development tools/techniques, and other general areas of technical interest
- Discussions around Teaching & Learning, Openness and Open Source (2/3/98 Project), and the Jasig/Sakai merger into Apereo
- Professional networking and community building
OK, I'm interested! What do I do next?
Get registered here, make your travel arrangements, and get ready for some great collaboration.
A discounted registration fee is available for attendees from institutions that are members of Jasig or Sakai. See the community announcement for the discount code, or contact Patty Gertz, Jasig Executive Director, or Ian Dolphin, Sakai Executive Director, to get the discount code.
More details and planning about the entire event are available in the Jasig Wiki.
See you at the Unconference!
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When & Where
The Startup Labs, Technology Center, Arizona State University - Polytechnic Campus
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Arizona State University - Polytechnic Campus
Monday, January 14, 2013 at 8:00 AM - Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 5:00 PM (MST)
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