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[Fsuk-manchester] Reminder: 16 Aug: Hacklabs, Free Culture, & (Autonomou
[Fsuk-manchester] Reminder: 16 Aug: Hacklabs, Free Culture, & (Autonomous) Distributed Networks
Mon, 15 Aug 2011 20:56:29 +0100
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It is tomorrow (Tuesday) at 7pm.
On 08/08/11 08:57, Llewyn Máire wrote:
> * Talk: Hacklabs, Free Culture, & (Autonomous) Distributed Networks
> * Speaker: Victoria Sinclair, ArcSpace
> * Location: Madlab. (Manchester Digital Laboratory).
> * Address: 36-40 Edge Street, Manchester. M4 1HN.
> "(Between Thomas St and the Craft Centre, opposite A Bar Called Common)"
> * Date: Tuesday, 16th August 2011 (3rd Tuesday of the month)
> * Start time: 19:00
> * Finish time: 20:30
> Recently returning from hacktivist work in South America, Victoria
> Sinclair will present a talk on the free software & free culture
> movements in global hacklabs.
> The talk will include a short film on the Pontos de Culturas network and
> the plans for several other hacklabs around Brasil.
> Additionally, a discussion will be lead on how partnerships can be
> created between Manchester and hacklabs in other countries.
> For those interested in (participating/attending/just finding out more
> about) the forthcoming hackademia festival, attendance is highly
> The event will include a Q&A session, discussion and then lively debate
> in the pub afterwards.
> Victoria Sinclair is a member of ArcSpace, and is the key organizer in
> the forthcoming hackademia festival in Manchester.
> The meeting will take place at the usual time, 7pm, at Madlab on Edge
> Street in the Northern Quarter. "(Between Thomas St and the Craft
> Centre, opposite A Bar Called Common)". The venue provides wifi. The
> talk is followed by an informal discussion in the bar opposite (A Place
> Called Common <http://www.aplacecalledcommon.co.uk/>).
> Parking: Around the venue there are parking meter bays that become zero
> cost after 6pm on Tuesday but get full up. There are paid parking lots
> around the venue, the light blue P in this OpenStreetMap centred on Madlab
> A lot of them, perhaps all, are are owned by NCP
> <http://www.ncp.co.uk/>. If you can't decide otherwise then park in
> Manchester Arndale <http://www.manchesterarndale.com/directions.aspx>.
> Public Transport: Manchester Victoria (MCV) train station, Shudehill
> tram station and Manchester Piccadilly bus station are all fairly close
> to Madlab, see OpenStreetMap centred on Madlab
> Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) train station and Manchester Central Coach
> Station are not too far either.
> Further details at <http://libreplanet.org/wiki/Manchester/2011-08-16>.
> More Information
> General information about Manchester Free Software meetings can be found
> on our website.
> * http://libreplanet.org/wiki/Manchester/Meetings
> * http://libreplanet.org/wiki/Manchester/2011-08-16
> If you would like five minutes to tell us about something, please
> contact us at <address@hidden>.
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