One month to go today! Confirmed AdaCamp Melbourne attendees include:
- Alex “Skud” Bayley, founder of the Save Aussie Music archiving project, open source technologist, free culture advocate, and expert in Internet technologies and social media.
- Sky Croeser, Curtin University researcher into social movements and control of information, board member of Electronic Frontiers Australia, and a member of the organising collective of the Bluestocking Institute for Global Peace and Justice.
- Viv “tigtog” Smythe, prominent Australian feminist and political blogger, and founder of the Hoyden About Town and Gagging For It projects.
- Pia Waugh, adviser to Senator Kate Lundy, co-developer of the Public Sphere” consultation methodology and director of the first GovCamp event in Canberra.
- Lisa Dempster, director of the Emerging Writers Festival, and digital publishing advocate.
- Selena Deckelmann, open source developer, major contributor to PostgreSQL and founder of the Open Source Bridge conference among several others.
AdaCamp is an event that brings together people interested in issues facing women in open technology and culture, to share their experiences and develop ways to support and promote women in these fields. If this sounds exciting to you, apply today! Applications close very shortly.
Note to applicants: we have not yet finished reviewing all applications, so you may not yet have heard the result of your application. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any concerns.