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New Meetup: OneWebDay Celebration - Washington Sq. Park

From: Joly M.
Sent on: Monday, September 21, 2009 2:20 PM
If you want to volunteer please show up by 11.30!

Announcing a new Meetup for Internet Society - NY Chapter (ISOC-NY)!

What: OneWebDay Celebration - Washington Sq. Park

When: September 22,[masked]:00 PM

Where: (A location has not been chosen yet.)

Tuesday, September 22: 12-2pm
OneWebDay Celebration in Washington Square Park
Where: Holley Plaza, Washington Square Park NYC (just west of the fountain)
Medhi Saharkhiz, a member of Where is My Vote, will speak on the situation in Iran and the role the internet has played in allowing voices to be heard.
Hon Gale A. Brewer, New York City Council member, and Chair of the Technology in Government Committee, will speak on her views regarding the role the web will play in New York's future.

Phil Ashlock, of The Open Planning Project will speak on the open government effort in NYC: people working with technology and civic institutions to help make the functions of the city more transparent and participatory. Also:
NYPIRG will be releasing their report, A Public Interest Internet Agenda.
NYCwireless will be hosting a BREAKOUT session BREAKOUT is a month long festival (Sep 17 - Oct 16) that aims to return creative work back to the streets of New York. BREAKOUT will provide tools and processes for working together - free wireless access, portable furniture, collaboration software, and more!
Aeroplane Pageant - up and coming New York indie rock

* This event will be webcast.
* Free OneWebDay T-shirt for first 20 volunteers

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