Thursday, October 20, 2005

Western PA Linux Users Group

Western PA Linux Users Group will be hosting a Special Event - Double Header were we will feature two talks: "Soap" and "Linux for Non-profits."

Meeting: Saturday October 22, 2005 from 10 am to 3 pm at Carnegie Mellon University, Newell Simon Hall 1507. This meeting is free and open to the general public. No RSVP required.

Maps and Directions page

Please note that our phone number is currently 412 268 7564. If you've never been here before make sure you print out the directions!

"Soap" Speaker: Bill Moran
"Linux for Non-profits" Speaker: Mike O'Connor
Host: Beth Lynn Eicher

Soap Talk Abstract:
"SOAP, commonly referred to as "web services", is one of the current buzzwords right now. I'll cut through the buzz and give a overview of what SOAP really is and what can be done with it. In the second half I'll present some example of how SOAP can be used to allow different systems to inter operate."

Linux for Non-Profits:
Mike will discuss how to sell Linux to a small non-profit such as a church.

* Doors will open at 10am to NSH 1507
* Coffee and Donut Hour 10am-11am
* Soap talk, part 1 11am-Noon
* Geeks Eating Pizza Noon-ish - 12:30pm
* Soap talk, part 2 12:30-1pm
* Break 1pm-1:15pm
* Linux for Non-profits 1:15pm-1:45pm
* General Socialization 1:45pm-2:45pm
* Cleanup and adjournment 2:45pm-3pm

Upcoming Events:
Saturday November 5 10am-2pm Annual Membership Meeting CMU NSH 1507
Saturday November 12 10am-5pm Installfest CMU NSH 1507

1 comment:

Mark Rauterkus said...

I went to the meeting. Nice time. Good info.