[Herts] FYI: [Lonix] Linux Desktop talk 26 Sept 2007

nicolas nicolas at jetblackjelly.com
Tue Sep 18 13:48:22 BST 2007

-----Original Message-----
From: Tushar Joshi [mailto:tjoshi at lonix.org.uk] 
Sent: Tuesday, September 18, 2007 1:11 PM
To: Lonix General
Subject: [Lonix] Linux Desktop talk 26 Sept 2007

UKUUG and Gold Sponsor Member Novell invite the Linux and
Open Source community, and other interested parties to an evening talk:

TIME: 6:45pm for a 7:00pm start
DATE: Wednesday 26th  September 2007
VENUE: University College London, Cruciform Building
(Lecture Theatre  2), Gower Street, London, WC1E 6AE.

More information at the UKUUG website:
Michael Meeks - Distinguished Engineer at Novell
"The Linux Desktop, present and future"
A light-hearted look at the desktop, from past to present, to Novell's
role, and vision. Michael will prod some of the new toys coming into
the desktop, from promising technologies to curvaceous applications,
and meditate on the wonders of our new on-line world.

Michael will shamelessly plug whatever project is interesting today,
and attempt to wildly extrapolate the near future, for people's
amusement - to rob Gascoigne: "I never predict anything, and I never

Michael is a Christian and enthusiastic believer in Free software. He
much enjoys working for Novell where as a member of the Desktop
research team  he has worked on desktop infrastructure and applications,
particularly the CORBA, Bonobo, Nautilus and accessibility, amongst
other interesting things.

He now works full time leading the OpenOffice.org team. Prior to this
he worked for Quantel gaining expertise in real time AV editing and
playback achieved with high performance focused hardware / software

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