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And here's a more official announcement.


----- Forwarded message from Daniel Schwartz <daniel@danielschwartz.com> -----

Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2007 18:43:01 -0700
From: "Daniel Schwartz" <daniel@danielschwartz.com>
Subject: [sprint] FLOSS Usability Sprint V: Nov2- Nov4 @ Google - Call for Participation
To: sprint@flossusability.org
Reply-To: sprint@flossusability.org


We are pleased to announce that the next and fifth FLOSS Usability Sprint
will take place at the Google Campus in Mountain View, CA from Friday Nov
2nd through Sunday Nov 4th !! You are receiving this email because you have
been involved with FLOSS Usability in the past and we do want you to come
back so we can have another very productive and fun event!

This time around, we are in the process of organizing to do some usability
testing previous to the sprint for some projects thanks to the Oracle
Applications UX Team and Mozilla is inviting us for Happy Hour after each
hard day of usability!

-We are looking for user experience professionals (user interface design,
interaction design, usability engineering, etc..) to participate. Register
to apply!

- We still have opening for projects so please submit your projects for
consideration! If know of someone with a great open source project but it
needs usability work, please forward this email on and let's get them
registered to apply!

There are many ways to get involved for this next sprint! When registering,
please mention which of the following you can contribute to:

- User Experience/Usability Design
- Recruiting User Experience/Usability participants
- Vetting User Experience/Usability participants
- Recruit or bring a project to the sprint event
- Helping to organize the post event Happy Hours
- Helping to setup/breakdown for the day
- Help with press related matters
- Help start student mentoring track with OpenUsability.org

To Register to Apply:
Go to http://www.flossusability.org <http://www.flossusabilty.org/> and
click on 'Call for Participants'


Go directly to the form http://tinyurl.com/2qvd5k.

Spread the word of FLOSS!
Even if you can/cannot attend, please do help in spreading the word!

~ Forward this email! If you have colleagues and friends who would like to
participate, we would appreciate if you can please pass on this and ask them
to submit the information below.
~ Blog about FLOSS Usability Sprint V and how much fun, learning and
positive contributions occurred at the last event!
~ Post on open source forums
~ Link to  <http://www.flossusability.org>http://www.flossusability.org/from
your website!

Feel free to email us too! info@flossusability.org

Thank you for your time and we look forward to another great sprint and to
having you and great projects there!


FLOSS Usability Sprint V Team

----- End forwarded message -----

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