Poughkeepsie Chapter of the Association For Computing Machinery aaa ccccccc mmmmm mmmmm a a cc cc mm mm mm mm aa aa cc c mm mm mm mm aaaaaaaaa cc mm mmm mm aa aa cc c mm m mm MEETING NOTICE aa aa cc cc mm mm aa aa cccccccc mm mm Program: Distributing the Future: the hows, whys and benefits of being a tech volunteer Speaker: Sean Dague About the topic: Sean Dague will be sharing his experiences stepping into the role of technology volunteer for the Poughkeepsie Farm Project. Over the last 3 years he's helped that organization launch a new Drupal based website, streamline communication based on the new website, and is in the process of simplifying and consolodating internal information systems around CiviCRM. This talk will be about that journey, lots of considerations made along the way, and what it means to give back at a level that completely transforms a non-profit organization. About the Speaker Sean Dague (http://dague.net) is an Open Source Software Engineer at IBM's Linux Technology Center. He's the president and founder of the Mid Hudson Linux and Open Source Users Group, the current president of the Mid-Hudson Astronomical Association, and key technology volunteer for the Poughkeepsie Farm Project. When: 7:30 pm, Monday, April 23, 2012 Where: Ulrich Room, Dyson Hall, Marist College Directions: Building 6 on the map at www.marist.edu/welcome/map.html Parking: Please park on the east side of Route 9, in the lot to the southeast of Dyson Hall. Cost: Free and open to the public Dinner: 6 pm, Palace Diner, 845.473.1576 Map and menu: www.thepalacediner.com All are welcome to join us for dinner. We thank Marist College for hosting the chapter's meetings. Refreshments are served after the meeting. For further information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 845.522.1971. P - L - E - A - S - E P - O - S - TSite Map. This page is available on the web at http://pok.acm.org.