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JAWUG AGM 2013

NOTICE OF MEETING : JAWUG AGM 2013

Dear Jawug Member

A year has passed since the last JAWUG AGM which mean it is time for MANCOM elections again.

The Mancom of JAWUG hereby gives notice of the annual general meeting which will be held on : Saturday 09th November 2013 from 10h00 At Nashua Mobile Head office (Recreational area see map on wiki)

Itinerary:

  • 10am-10:30am: arrival & introduction.
  • 10:30am-12pm: presentation from current Mancom.
  • 12am-1pm : Nominee presentation – committee nominees will introduce themselves.
  • 1pm-2pm : Voting counting, introducing new Mancom member.
  • 2:30 onwards: Braai & Festivities

Anyone that is not on the wug and is looking at joining Jawug is also very welcome to come and get a familiarity with the people and how things work on the wug.

Very often questions that are not easily answered on the wiki/forum/chat are easily resolved by asking and chatting in person.

So come join us for a fun day of chatting, eating, drinking and getting to know your wug and its’ members.

Nomination and Voting :
Nominations for the six positions on the JAWUG ManCom 2013-2014

All nominations must be proposed and seconded by someone other than the person being nominated. All nominations must be accepted by the person nominated.

Only valid members (membership fees paid) will be eligible to stand for election to ManCom and/or vote in the election.

the following positions are required by the constitution [Chairman, Secretary and Treasurer]

Duties of MANCOM Members
JAWUG MANCOM is an elected committee that is responsible for the administrative duties required for the running of JAWUG, this entails carrying out activities such as, but not limited to, Finance, regulatory compliance, management of JAWUG assets, membership management, Public relations, Holding regular in person meetings etc and the overall running of JAWUG as a formal entity as set out in the constitution.

JAWUG MANCOM does not by duty participate in the technical and network administration activities on the network, these activities are carried out by Core admins and the community. If however they feel they would like to be involved technically, nothing prevents them from doing so.

PLEASE KEEP THE FOLLOWING IN MIND WHEN NOMINATING OR ACCEPTING A NOMINATION.
If you are nominated and are considering acceptance of the nomination, please ensure that you have sufficient free time available to carry out the duties and responsibilities that comes part of being a committee member in the organization.

  • Please add your nomination to the table on the wiki pages below (only paid up members can nominate and be nominated).
  • Nominations close [01/11/2013].
  • JAWUG AGM will be held on Saturday the 10th November 2013 at the Nashua Mobile entertainment area.

JAWUG AGM Notice links and Nominations entries :
(internal wiki link)  http://172.16.106.172/mwiki/index.php/AGM_2013
(External wiki link)  http://wolfen.wtf.im:60027/mwiki/index.php/AGM_2013

If there are any queries please direct them to (mancom @ jawug.org.za),

Hope to see you all at the AGM!

Best Regards
Neil Govender / Vampyre (mancom @ jawug.org.za)
JAWUG Mancom Chairman

 

JAWUG General Wug Meet – 29 June 2013

Notice of Meeting : JAWUG General Wug Meet

Venue : 42 James Crescent, Midrand (KIND OF Map below)
Time : 10h00 for 11h00

Its wug meet time again !

Anyone that is not on the JAWUG or anyone who is looking at joining JAWUG is also very welcome to come and get familiar with the people and how things work on the JAWUG.

Very often questions that are not easily answered on the wiki/forum/chat are easily resolved by asking and chatting in person so come along to the JAWUG meet get involved! Wug meets are a great please to plan new High Sites, establish new connections, network and help grow your WUG. So come join us for a fun day of geek chatting, eating, drinking and getting to know your wug and its members.

We will be giving away some cool tech prizes so make sure your there on the day !

Itinerary:

  • 10am-10:30am: Arrival & introduction
  • 11:00am-13h00: presentation from Mancom Introduction and the year so far
  • Membership and Finance JAWUG AUP
  • Report by JAWUG Administration team and new projects.
  • Open floor members discussions
  • 13h30 onwards: Braai, Drinking & Festivities Raffle and Prize giving will be held during the braai/social.

What should you bring along ?

Nashua Mobile club house has awesome braai / fridge facilities so please bring the following :

  • Meat to braai & refreshments
  • Cutlery (plates/cups) Drinks and cooler boxes.
  • Bucks! There will be a raffle and prizes to be won, so bring a few $ with..

VENUE Address – 42 James Crescent, Midrand (KIND OF)
Google earth shot: http://i39.tinypic.com/nyzc43.png X Marks the spot If you want to get close, put that in your GPS. That is the head office address for Nashu mobile (NM). The actual entertainment area is immediately to the right (about 150m) off the main building (Uses a different entrance pic below).

JAWUG Mancom teams hopes to see you there !

Neil Govender (Vampyre)
Jawug – Chairman

JAWUG MUM Raffle 2013

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Raffle To Mikrotik MUM SA 2013

Hi guys

Welcome to a JAWUG Fund-raising event.

We wish to raise funds to support network upgrades on highsites, and we want to give you the opportunity to go to MuM..

Grand Prize: 1 (paid) ticket to Mikrotik MUM SA 2013 PLUS 1 exclusive JAWUG T-Shirt

2nd Prize: 1 (paid) ticket to Mikrotik MUM SA 2013

3rd Prize: 1 exclusive JAWUG T-Shirt

Entrance is: @ R20 per entry.

If you are a Jawug Paid member and you enter, then you will receive 1x extra entry on the cut off date (if you are a member ON that date).

The raffle will be running until 13h30 29 June 2013, where the members will then be identified and extra tickets allocated.

The winners will be announced on IRC/FB/Twitter/Google+ and here on the forum.

 

More info on the event:

MikroTik is happy to announce the second MikroTik User Meeting in South Africa (Johannesburg), July 26, 2013

Venue: Emperors Palace Hotel Casino Convention Resort, Johannesburg, South Africa

Link to more info…
What Attendees Will Learn

-Where and how MikroTik RouterOS is being used

-New plans for enterprise routing applications

-Innovative ideas and strategies

-New opportunities for MikroTik products and services
Payment

Payment method will be direct deposit into the Jawug Account.

NB: Make sure the reference number is your nick on wug.za.net, else we will gladly accept the random donation (not redeemable as entry).

Payments can be made into the JAWUG bank account: Banking Details: Standard Bank Account no: 427969530 Branch code: 016342

Please send payment reference to raffle /at/ wolfen.za.net

Any ticket not paid in full on or before the draw takes place will be exempted from winning any prize The judges descision is Final and no correspondence will be entered into.

JAWUG AGM 2012

NOTICE OF MEETING : JAWUG AGM 2012

Dear Jawug Member

A year has passed since the last JAWUG AGM which mean it is time for MANCOM elections again.

The Mancom of JAWUG hereby gives notice of the annual general meeting which will be held on : Saturday 3rd November 2012 from 10h00 At Nashua Mobile Head office (Recreational area see map on wiki)

Itinerary:

  • 10am-10:30am: arrival & introduction.
  • 10:30am-12am: presentation from current Mancom.
  • 12am-1pm : Nominee presentation – committee nominees will introduce themselves.
  • 1pm-2pm : Voting counting, introducing new Mancom member.
  • 2:30 onwards: Braai & Festivities

Anyone that is not on the wug and is looking at joining Jawug is also very welcome to come and get a familiarity with the people and how things work on the wug.

Very often questions that are not easily answered on the wiki/forum/chat are easily resolved by asking and chatting in person.

So come join us for a fun day of chatting, eating, drinking and getting to know your wug and its’ members.

Nomination and Voting :
Nominations for the six positions on the JAWUG ManCom 2012-2013

All nominations must be proposed and seconded by someone other than the person being nominated. All nominations must be accepted by the person nominated.

Only valid members (membership fees paid) will be eligible to stand for election to ManCom and/or vote in the election.

the following positions are required by the constitution [Chairman, Secretary and Treasurer]

Duties of MANCOM Members
JAWUG MANCOM is an elected committee that is responsible for the administrative duties required for the running of JAWUG, this entails carrying out activities such as, but not limited to, Finance, regulatory compliance, management of JAWUG assets, membership management, Public relations, Holding regular in person meetings etc and the overall running of JAWUG as a formal entity as set out in the constitution.

JAWUG MANCOM does not by duty participate in the technical and network administration activities on the network, these activities are carried out by Core admins and the community. If however they feel they would like to be involved technically, nothing prevents them from doing so.

PLEASE KEEP THE FOLLOWING IN MIND WHEN NOMINATING OR ACCEPTING A NOMINATION.
If you are nominated and are considering acceptance of the nomination, please ensure that you have sufficient free time available to carry out the duties and responsibilities that comes part of being a committee member in the organization.

  • Please add your nomination to the table on the wiki pages below (only paid up members can nominate and be nominated).
  • Nominations close [26/10/2012].
  • JAWUG AGM will be held on Saturday the 3rd November 2012 at the Nashua Mobile entertainment area.

JAWUG AGM Notice links and Nominations entries :
(internal wiki link)  http://172.16.106.172/mwiki/index.php/Nominations_2012
(External wiki link)  http://wugwiki.wtf.im/wiki/index.php/Nominations_2012

If there are any queries please direct them to (mancom @ jawug.org.za),

Hope to see you all at the AGM!

Best Regards
Neil Govender / Vampyre (mancom @ jawug.org.za)
JAWUG Mancom Chairman

JAWUG @ Software Freedom Day Jozi / PTA

JAWUG @ Software Freedom Day Jozi / PTA

Software freedom day  is a worldwide celebration of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS). Our goal in this celebration is to educate the worldwide public about the benefits of using high quality FOSS in education, in government, at home, and in business — in short, everywhere! The non-profit organization Software Freedom International coordinates SFD at a global level, providing support, giveaways and a point of collaboration, but volunteer teams around the world organize the local SFD events to impact their own communities.

Jawug will be present at Software free day event , so please drop by and come have a chat with the team.

Keynote :
Dr Adrian Tiplady – Manager of the South African SKA Site

lightening Talks on the day :

  • Open gov data    (Aslam Raffee)
  • Chisimba: opportunities for SA developers    (Derek Keats)
  • Smart cities    Bojan Ivanovic
  • Using open source and hardware to create a jukebox    (Kobus Wolvaardt)
  • Printrbot : build your own open hardware 3d printer    (Peter van der Walt)
  • Desktop Aquaponics : open hardware to turn fish food into vegetables    (Dennis Kriel)
  • Openstack    Johann Els (suse)
  • e-Breadboard : open source decision intelligence    (Marius Kruger)
  • Connecting to the Wug in 10 minutes    (JaWug Neil Govander)
  • Hardware for brewing – monitoring and control    (Carl Sandrock)
  • Bonding ADSL lines with open source software    (Tim Haak)
  • Drupal    (Willem)
  • Semantic    (Noto)
  • Alfresco and Liferay    (Mark Clark)
  • IPV6 tunnels    (Mark Clark)
  • Exploring open data using R     (Schalk Heunis)

Saturday, September 15, 2012 at 9:00 AM – Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:00 PM (CAT)
Johannesburg, South Africa

Venue : Wits university (Chamber of Mines Building)
1 Jan Smuts Avenue
Braamfontein
Johannesburg, Gauteng 2000
South Africa

Tickets are limited please book at : http://sfshd.eventbrite.com/

Hoping to see fellow wuggers supporting software freedom and Jawug at the event

New JAWUG Website

New Jawug Website launched,