Wellington, New Zealand
World Plone Day is a worldwide event to promote and educate the worldwide public about the benefits of using Plone in education, government, ngos, and in business. Emerge Technology and The Treasury will host this FREE event for the Wellington area on April 28, 2010 at the New Zealand Treasury's offices.
Tim Knapp of Emerge Technology will talk about the upcoming Plone 4 release, a number of other presenters will present on how they've been able to utilise Plone in their organisations including a presentation regarding the use of multimedia in Plone and a case study on the ease of setting up custom content types in Plone.
Videos from the event are available here: http://duffyd.blip.tv/posts.
April 28th, 2010, 12:00-3:00pm.
Level 5, The Treasury, 1 The Terrace,
Wellington, New Zealand
Programme subject to change without notice. All times are approximate
Welcome - Tim Knapp (Emerge Technology)
Plone in Government - Dylan Jay (PretaWeb)
The New South Wales Government have been successfully using a shared hosting implementation of Plone to save on costs and maximise on their technology investments. Dylan Jay will present on the platform they implemented for the NSW Government and the resultant benefits of this shared hosting approach.
What's New in Plone 4 - Tim Knapp (Emerge Technology)
What new features to look forward to in Plone 4 and why you should be interested in these new features.
Plone in Business - Richard Shea (The Cuba Group)
A presentation regarding some of the specific features Plone has that would be of interest to business users.
Rapid Application Development in Plone - Paul Roe (TheVirtual)
A case study regarding how a fairly complex learning system was developed in Plone by way of a tool that takes a UML diagram and converts it into working code.
Making the Most of Plone's Content Types - Dan Jacka (Signify)
Dan Jacka will walk us through configuring the content types in a Plone site - controlling which are addable where, experimenting with sub-types, etc. Smart use of these features can greatly simplify how a content creator/editor works with a Plone site.
Multimedia in Plone - Andy Nicholson (Infinite Recursion)
Andy is an active contributor to the Plumi project, a distribution of Plone specifically designed for rich multimedia sites. He will discuss some of the different multimedia options available for Plone today.
Plone in the Enterprise - Darryl Dixon (FMIT)
Some details regarding how Plone is being used in a high-availability, high-traffic environment and also how it integrates with other enterprise services.
Giveaways, business networking and refreshments.
All those registering for the event go into the draw to win 1 of 3 eBooks courtesy of O'Reilly.
Too, there are only a total of 40 spaces available for the event so register today so as not to miss out!
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All registered attendees will also go into the draw for a couple of World Plone Day T-shirts.
Tim Knapp, 021-156-6405.
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