You are cordially invited to the next event of the Eastern Cape Branch of the Southern African Online User Group (SAOUG)
Date: Friday, 16 May 2014
- Seminar Room M218 (enter through M214)
- MTL Building, 2nd floor
- Summerstrand Campus (North)
- Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
Cost: R 45 for paid-up members; R 100 for non-members
Cancellation fee: In case of “no-show” or cancellation of less than 7 days before the event, you will have to pay the full non-member price (i.e.: R100)
Please note: Corporate membership of SAOUG allows 3 non-members working at an institution to attend a meeting.
10:00 Registration and Coffee/Tea and biscuits
10:25 Welcome and introduction
10:30 “The librarian, the technology and the cloud…” – Talk by Prof Darelle van Greunen
About the talk: Tablets and e-books have all contributed to a worldwide fall in book sales. Now, they’re changing the way libraries work. How do we create e-libraries using the cloud? This talk will focus on what cloud computing is and how it impacts on libraries.
11:30 Coffee / Tea and scones
About the speaker: Prof Darelle van Greunen is a Professor in the School of ICT at NMMU. Her background is multi-disciplinary ranging from languages to psychology to computer science. The focus of her research is using ICT as an enabler in solving real-life problems. She then also considers the role of the human in engaging with technology to ensure a positive user experience.For catering purposes, RSVP by Monday 5 May 2014 (by 15:00) to Jean Thomas firstname.lastname@example.org
As parking on campus is limited, if you are travelling from off-campus to attend the meeting, please let me (email@example.com) know so that I can arrange reserved parking for you.
The invitation in PDF format: SAOUG invite Eastern Cape May 2014