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SahanaCamp and Sahana Conference @ IOTX, Colombo, Sri Lanka

The Sahana Software Foundation is holding a number of events in parallel with the Indian Ocean Tsunami 10th (abbreviated as IOTX) Anniversary convention in Colombo Sri Lanka.The IOTX satellite events around Sahana activities are:

SahanaCamp IOTX

Wednesday 18th June @Virtusa, Orion City IT Park, Colombo The SahanaCamp will be a participatory workshop on the use of Disaster Management Information Systems with a focus on the Sahana Open Source Disaster Management Information System which is used throughout the world by both the International Red Cross and United Nations. As a SahanaCamp participants you will:

  • Be introduced to real-world Sahana disaster management solutions
  • Get hands on experience using Sahana to manage information and make decisions in a disaster simulation.
  • Analyse of how disaster management information systems could be used in your organisation

SahanaCamp is aimed at people working for a disaster management agencies and organizations or those involved in disaster management research. The Sahana Software Foundation has delivered [(http://sahanafoundation.org/programs/sahanacamp/ SahanaCamp workshops] in India, Vietnam, Lisbon, USA and Taiwan. They are opportunities to connect with other regional experts and share from the international experience of the Sahana Team.

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Sahana Conference

Friday 20th - Sunday 22nd June 2014 @ WSO2, Colombo, @University of Colombo School Computing and @Virtusa, Orion City IT Park, Colombo The Sahana Conference will combine the Sahana Software Foundation’s Annual General Meeting with community lead BarCamp sessions and social activities. This will be a is an time for member of the Sahana community to gathering together to collaborate, sharing experiences & ideas and plan ways to improve Sahana.

The Social activities will involve an exciting boat safari through the breathtaking marshlands of the Madu River, a tour of cinnamon production, which originated in Sri Lanka and a zoo where you will have the chance to meet ‘Doctor Fish’ that nibble at ankles and to pet and a live baby crocodiles!

Friday 20th June Morning 9am-12pm Annual General Meeting - Presentations WSO2
Afternoon 1pm-5pm Social Event Madu River - Ahungalla
Evening 7pm Group Dinner TBD
Saturday 21st June Morning 9am-12pm Sahana Keynote + Panel @ ISCRAM University of Colombo School Computing
Afternoon 1pm-5pm BarCamp Sessions WSO2
Evening 7pm Group Dinner TBD
Sunday 22nd June Morning 9am-12pm Annual General Meeting Virtusa
Afternoon 1pm-5pm BarCamp Sessions / Board Meeting Virtusa

Annual General Meeting - Presentations

Presentations from the officers of the Sahana Software Foundation on the activities of the past year.

Social Event

Social outing to enjoy some local attraction in Sri Lanka as a group

BarCamp Sessions

Opportunity for all members of the Sahana Community to give a presentation or lead a discussion, exercise or coding session.

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