nSynergy SharePoint Showcase 2009: Empower – Improve – Perform

This exclusive one day event will take place in NSW, VIC and ACT during the month of October. Business executives will obtain insight into maximising efficiency and obtain the highest level of ROI using SharePoint.

Where: Sydney
When: 2 October 2009

Where: Melbourne
When: 6 October 2009

Where: Canberra
When: 14 October 2009

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Open Query training days for MySQL (Brisbane, Sydney)

Open Query has courses available for people and organisations who are looking to learn more about MySQL and related Open Source tools. Our courses help you gain skills on how these products work, where they are best used, and how to manipulate them to suit your needs.

Where: Brisbane
When: 1-2 September
Further Information: openquery.com/training/brisbane

Where: Sydney
When: 7-9 September
Further Information: openquery.com/training/sydney

Melbourne Python Users Group Tuesday 8th September

Where: Melbourne, Horse Bazaar, 397 Little Lonsdale Street.
When: 8 September, 6.30pm

The next meeting of the Melbourne Python Users Group will be on Tuesday the 8th of September starting at 6:30pm at Horse Bazaar. We’ll have use of the projector and time for several short presentations or lightning talks.

Further Information: wiki.python.org/moin/MelbournePUG

Using Social Networking to Building Personal Networks for Young Adults with Cancer

Finding the Other 5%: Understanding the Role of Social Networking Technologies in Building Personal Networks for Young Adults with Cancer.

Where: University of Melbourne, IDEA Lab, Level 4, 111 Barry Street, Carlton.
When: 28 August 2009, 3.00 – 4.00 pm

Presenter: Shawn Ashkanasy, Interaction Design Group, University of Melbourne

Abstract:
In this paper, we explore the ways in which young adults with cancer (aged 17-24) build support networks through computer mediated personal networks.

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Government 2.0 Taskforce – Road Show to all capitals

Where: Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Darwin, Hobart
When: See dates below.

On the 22 June 2009 the Minister for Finance and Deregulation, the Hon. Lindsay Tanner MP and the Special Minister of State, Senator Joe Ludwig, announced the formation of a Taskforce (http://gov2.net.au/) to investigate how the Australian Government can use new ‘Web 2.0’ approaches to expand the uses of Commonwealth information and improve the way government consults and engages with citizens.

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