Random Hacks of Kindness

Join Random Hacks of Kindness Melbourne at the start of June with other experts in design and development and volunteers with a range of skills in software development and design. The goal of the get together is to produce open source solutions to development problems with a focus on disaster risk, major crisis (like bushfires, floods and earthquakes) and the challenges of climate change.

RHoK events give the community an opportunity to sprint on projects but the community continues to collaborate around the year. If this sounds like something you want to get involved in then visit the link below for more information and show the world what the Aussie developer community can do.

Date: 4th – 5th June 2011
Location: Location: Swinburne University, Advanced Technologies Centre, 427-451 Burwood Road, Hawthorn, Melbourne.

For more information visit: http://www.rhok.org/event/melbourne

Australasian Fundraising Forum 2011

At the Australasian Fundraising Forum 2011 you’ll mix with other top flight fundraisers and thought leaders and learn strategies and tactics to take your skills to new heights. The focus of the conference will be around donor acquisition, donor retention/development, digital marketing/fundraising and integration.

Date: 1st – 2nd September 2011
Location: Dockside Convention Centre, Cockle Bay, Sydney

For more information visit: http://www.fpmagazine.com.au/client_images/990391.pdf

Girl Geek Sydney Dinner

The girl geeks at Google have organised an evening of networking, lightning talks and gaming with a keynote from Mary Gardiner from the Ada Initiative. Limited spots available so check out the link below for more details.

Date: 30th June 2011
Location: Google Sydney, Level 5, 48 Pirrama Road, Pyrmont, Sydney

For more information visit: http://www.girlgeeksydney.com/2011/05/girl-geek-dinner-30th-june-2011/

IAB Australia OBA Forum

Online Behavioral Advertising (OBA) is one of the most recent, exciting technologies to emergefrom the online advertising industry. However, lack of education, media coverage of some of the more alarmist views has resulted in alot of public debate about the rights and privacy of consumers. The Australian Advertising Digital Alliance (ADAA) of which IAB Australia is a founding member, recently published the Australian Best Practice Guideline for OBA and the consumer website www.youronlinechoices.com.au.

Join this informative session and hear directly from four of the key contributors to both these self-regulatory initiatives.

Date: 31st May 2011
Location: Level 9, 469 La Trobe St, Melbourne

For more information visit: http://www.iabaustralia.com.au/index.php?/events/item/iab_australia_oba_forum2

Breakfast Seminar: How to Easily Protect and Back Up Virtual Environments

Due to frustration around the cost, complexity and capability of current backup solutions many organisations are looking for an alternaive. There is also the continued rapid growth of virtualisation which adds an extra layer of complexity.

Join Quest Software’s virtualisation specialist, Byron Watson for this complimentary breakfast seminar. Learn proven techniques to protect and recover data in your virtual environment. Also find out about some simple tricks to significantly reduce backup time and costs.

  • Brisbane – 7th June 2011
  • Sydney – 8th June 2011
  • Canberra – 9th June 2011
  • Melbourne – 16th June 2011

For more information visit: http://www.quest.com/events/ListDetails.aspx?ContentID=14009