Wednesday, August 08, 2007

NZ Bloggers' Cafe at ULearn 07


Hey all you NZ edubloggers out there, want to put a face to the blog?  The NZ Bloggers Cafe is happening this year at ULearn 07.  Come along and engage with other bloggers in some lively debate about life, the universe and everything.  This would also be a great place for 'budding bloggers' to come and learn some tips and tricks from 'blooming bloggers'.  The cafe will be open during morning tea and lunch breaks so come along and join in the discussions. The venue will be advertised in the conference handbook and I am told there will be some aromatic coffee available!

We will need people to help man the cafe during these break times, the idea for the cafe is twofold.  The first is so that we can all get together and meet in person the minds we have been reading.  The second is to be of help to other bloggers just starting out and who would like some tips and tricks.  If you would like to help, please leave me a comment.

I would like to kick the cafe off with a targetted discussion during lunch on the first day of conference.  There has already been a suggestion of looking at the issues raised in the Karl Fisch presentations, if you have a topic you think would be a great one to get us started please also leave a comment.

I look forward to meeting my aggregator in person, there are some great bloggers in NZ and I'm sure there are some I haven't discovered yet.


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12 comments:

Moturoa said...

My hand is up!

It will be great to see each other and chat in REAL LIFE. I will have to get my hair done and a make-over. Maybe I can hire a body double!

Thanks for getting this off the ground.

I am going up to Auckland on Monday so will be well acclimatised by then!

Allanah

Ewan McIntosh said...

It's great news. I'm looking forward to meeting some more NZ bloggers for my aggregator - a lot of sense comes those parts ;-)

Rachel Boyd said...

You are fantastic Jane!

Thanks so much for all your efforts getting this off the ground, I'm really looking forwards to meeting everyone in person.

My hand is up for anything that needs doing :)

Cheers, Rachel

Fiona Grant said...

Hi Jane, yes I will be there and pleased to help out where ever I can. Thanks for the comment you left on my Second Life post...I will look out for you in SL.

See you @uLearn

Allanah said...

Paul Wilkinson can't be there in body but we can bring him via Skype.

Mrs.A said...

You've been tagged:

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Follow these rules:

First, the Rules:
1. Post these rules before you give your facts.
2. List 8 random facts about yourself.
3. At the end of your post, choose (tag) 8 people and list their names, linking to them.
4. Leave a comment on their blog, letting them know they’ve been tagged.

Take the game to NZ now!!

EdgeoftheSeat said...

Ah, now I am jealous! I had resigned myself to the fact that I could not attend ULearn this year, things are just to busy down here!

But now you have outdone yourself and arranged this, which I would love to attend. Maybe I can hook up digitally during a session?

Suzie Vesper said...

Hey there Jane,

You can count me in as well. :-) I will be the one with the red carnation...

Jane Nicholls said...

This is great! Looking forward to seeing everyone at ULearn. This is my fourth uLearn (and 3 Learning at Schools) so the idea of a Bloggers' Cafe has added the zing back into this ICT thing for me :)

Nigel Frater said...

Sounds great- looking forward to meeting you all.

Robyn Wills said...

Can't wait to meet all these great NZ bloggers that I have been reading over the last little while.
Is there a secret handshake I need to know? ;P
Robyn

Teaching Sagittarian said...

I will so be there - looking forward to meeting you (in RL) and many other fantastic NZ bloggers!