Spotlight Event: BarCampMelbourne – Melbourne BarCamp

NOTE: While this is a free event, you must register at to participate! Described as “an intense event with discussions, demos and interaction from attendees”, anyone is welcome to come along for free. Everyone is asked to participate by giving a presentation or leading a discussion, essentially forcing the sharing of ideas and knowledge.

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Open Source Open Day –

As part of the International Linux conference, there will be an “Open Source Open Day” that will showcase a wide variety of Open Source projects. We’ve already listed on, however this is a totally free event, and something we thought people would like to know about.

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) Evangelist Mike Culver in Melbourne

Amazon Web Services Evangelist, Mike Culver will be presenting at separate events in Melbourne during late February. Mike will be talking about Amazon Web Services (AWS), which gives developers access to an array of web services exposed by

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Luke Wroblewski on Designing for Web 2.0

Noted U.S. user interface designer, Luke Wroblewski will present at the first CHISIG Victoria meeting for 2008. How can visual design enhance user experience when your audience might be coming from a browser, an RSS feed, or a widget? How does visual design communicate your brand when your brand is created daily by your community?

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