K12 Open Minds Panel - Schools and LUG's
vceder at canterburyschool.org
Thu Aug 7 21:53:41 BST 2008
Actually the new location for Open Minds in downtown Indy means that $75
cab rides should not be a problem. Typical costs for transport from
the airport to downtown Indy are:
* $1.50 Public Transportation via IndyGo. Route 8 (via Washington
St.) offers airport to downtown service.
* $7 GreenLine Airport Downtown Express Shuttle via IndyGo
* $11 Share-A-Ride Limousine (Carey Indiana)
* $25 Taxi (average; range is $18-$25)
Matt Burkhardt wrote:
> PS - If you're flying into Indianapolis Airport - rent a car. The cab
> fare each way between the hotel and the airport was a whopping $75! I
> found out the hard way.....
> On Thu, 2008-08-07 at 12:04 -0400, Simón Ruiz wrote:
>> I'd just like to mention that when I went to this conference last
>> year, I got a chance to interact with all kinds of great people from
>> all over the world. We all came to share what our experience of using
>> Linux in schools has been like, and to learn from each other. We had
>> people from, I think, Japan, Germany, Canada, Spain, Norway,
>> Australia, and more. We even had some attendees come from an Indian
>> (Native American) nation.
>> I know it's easy for me to say since I'm only 3 hours away from
>> Indianapolis ;-) but the K-12 Open Minds Conference is definitely a
>> worth-while trip for anyone working with Free/Open Source Software in
>> the education field.
>> These events are a very powerful way to foster the spirit of community
>> on which projects like Ubuntu depend, giving us a chance to get
>> together, to get to know each other, and to cross-pollinate ideas.
>> I'd love to see some fellow Ubunteros there this year! :-D
>> I hope this finds you all having a beautiful day.
>> On Thu, Aug 7, 2008 at 10:31 AM, Vern Ceder <vceder at canterburyschool.org <mailto:vceder at canterburyschool.org>> wrote:
>> > Hi everyone,
>> > I know that the K12 Open Minds conference in Indianapolis this fall has
>> > already been announced on this list. (If you missed it, go to
>> > http://www.k12openminds.org to find out all about it).
>> > I'm looking to put together a panel discussion session on the
>> > interaction between schools using Linux and Linux Users Groups (and the
>> > wider FOSS community) - what should happen, what can go wrong, what both
>> > sides can offer and what they can gain, etc.
>> > If anyone on this list has any desire to be on such a panel or knows of
>> > someone, either on the school side or the LUG side that would be good
>> > for this discussion, please let me know off list.
>> > I have to admit right now that I'm not entirely sure of the logistics. I
>> > believe that panel participants can just attend the panel without
>> > registering, but attending other sessions and events at the conference
>> > require registration. And as a community event, we don't have the
>> > resources to pay for travel, etc, for participants.
>> > Thanks,
>> > Vern Ceder
>> > --
>> > This time for sure!
>> > -Bullwinkle J. Moose
>> > -----------------------------
>> > Vern Ceder, Director of Technology
>> > Canterbury School, 3210 Smith Road, Ft Wayne, IN 46804
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-Bullwinkle J. Moose
Vern Ceder, Director of Technology
Canterbury School, 3210 Smith Road, Ft Wayne, IN 46804
vceder at canterburyschool.org; 260-436-0746; FAX: 260-436-5137
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