Today’s news is a Call for Papers for what looks like an interesting conference in Sydney this November:

Putting Technology to Work in the Community Sector
Sydney, 14th – 15th November 2005

A conference for community and non-government workers will show it’s
not only corporate giants and dotcoms that can successfully harness
the power of the World Wide Web.

Representatives from community agencies and NGOs around the country
will come together in Sydney in November to share their experiences
of employing information and communication technologies (ICTs) for
community building and improved service delivery.

Making Links 2005 – “Putting technology to work in the community
sector”‘ will be held on 14 and 15 November 2005 at the University of
Technology Sydney (UTS). Participating NGO and community workers will
gain an understanding of the application of ICTs in community work,
as well as the fundamental tools for website development.

Call for papers Papers are invited from community sector or NGO
workers with ICT successes – or lessons – to share within the themes:
NGOs and IT;
Community Building and Social Capital;
Web Development; and
hands-on technical workshops.
Registrations: Open 27 July 2005