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* George Hunt, NYC - [https://docs.google.com/document/pub?id=1dnhU2F6EntepVXTgN8QpkME8fZVUuPjcCoMUfAVKbcc XS Community Edition]
* George Hunt, NYC - [https://docs.google.com/document/pub?id=1dnhU2F6EntepVXTgN8QpkME8fZVUuPjcCoMUfAVKbcc XS Community Edition]
* Giulia D'Amico? - OLPC [http://one.laptop.org/about/people/giulia-damico VP of Business Development]
* Giulia D'Amico? - OLPC [http://one.laptop.org/about/people/giulia-damico VP of Business Development]
* Grant Bowman - [http://olpcSF.org OLPC SF]
* Janissa Balcomb - [http://olpc2010-lesotho.blogspot.com/ Lesotho]
* Janissa Balcomb - [http://olpc2010-lesotho.blogspot.com/ Lesotho]
* Jennifer Martino - [http://www.olpccanada.com/blog/ OLPC Canada] [http://twitter.com/olpccanada Director]
* Jennifer Martino - [http://www.olpccanada.com/blog/ OLPC Canada] [http://twitter.com/olpccanada Director]

Revision as of 17:49, 16 September 2012

SugarCamp++ will be Mon Oct 22 to Wed Oct 24 in San Francisco, immediately following OLPC SF's global community summit: http://olpcSF.org/summit

Presenting an opportunity for all to begin real hacking & implementation of the tech/learning/organizational ideas exchanged over the weekend summit

Please join & help strengthen collaborative global education! Inspired by the rapidly-approaching dream of Sugar 1.0 and the XO-4.

We strongly welcome new participants. Read up on ongoing projects, think about volunteering with Sugar Labs and OLPC, open your imagination to what open-learning-for-all might become -- and put yourself on the map :)



Please add project topics below if you will give them legs :)

  • XOrduino, Curricular Arcs, Streamlined Teacher Training
  • School Server Community Edition (hassle-free ICDL, Yes We Khan, lessons learned from Oct 19-21 demo classroom @ SFSU? etc)
  • Sugar 0.98 & 1.0 and what lies beyond (vs Windows 8 releasing Fri Oct 26 ;)
  • Hackers Without Borders, Feedback from Small/Medium-sized Deployments, NewCo, ALEARN
  • Documentation within Sugar; Video Tutorials; Books/Histories of OLPC/Sugar
  • Power Infrastructure: developing countries' schools need what??

Relevant SF Communities


Please add your name if you will come & contribute to the future of Sugar/OLPC or similar -- include 2 words about your preferred project:



San Francisco State University
835 Market St, 5th Floor (go downtown, NOT main campus!)
San Francisco, CA 94103

In a modern classroom (or possibly 2!) Oct 22-24, most business hours and possibly Mon/Tue early evenings. Nearby pubs will be well-used evenings too.

Cost will be kept to an absolute minimum (possibly free, thanks to the amazing generosity of SFSU) with reliable Wifi included -- lunch/dinner available for purchase downstairs at the large Food Court.

Note the weekend's Oct 19-21 Community Summit itself (structured talks/demos/panels etc, you don't want to miss!) typically costs about $40/person to pay for room rental, supplies etc. That price would be an order of magnitude higher if it weren't for the astonishing volunteer efforts of the http://olpcSF.org community.


San Francisco is not cheap, but great hostels are available if you book them early. Please write to the olpc-sf@lists.laptop.org public mailing list for tips, so you can get to know & stay nearby others: http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/olpc-sf


Most welcome (register & click Edit above!) & also here: http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Talk:Sugarcamp_SF_2012

Please also join the olpc-sf public mailing list if you'd like to volunteer making this event an important if not historic contribution to global collaborative learning, thanks! You may also write privately to Adam Holt if you prefer: holt @ laptop.org

Ride Board

Drivers and Passengers: Post your ride information here.

  • Driver: Janissa Balcomb, traveling from Wayan, Idaho. Room for 1 passenger comfortably, 2 if one has short legs. Leaving Idaho Thu Oct 18, Returning ?Wed (or Thu) Oct 24 (or 25). Main route will be via I-80 thru Elko, Reno & Sacramento. Will probably camp overnight partway.