We are pleased to share the following announcement from Google and the UK Unix & Open Systems User Group (UKUUG) :-
As part of Google’s ongoing commitment to encouraging women to excel in computing and technology, UKUUG has announced the 2009 Google UKUUG Student/Developer Conference Grant to encourage more female computer scientists to attend and participate in the UKUUG 2009 Conference, 24-26 March, London.
UKUUG encourages all UK-based student/developer female computer scientists interested in Large Installation Systems Administration (LISA) to apply.
Two people will be chosen from the applicant pool to each receive a 500 GBP grant to go towards registration for the conference, the conference dinner, travel and accommodation. Your delegate fee, dinner ticket and accommodation will be paid automatically from the grant. Travel costs must be claimed back separately after the event.
The UKUUG LISA conference will be held in London at the Park Crescent Conference Centre from 24th to 26th March 2009 and is a must-attend event for system and network administrators. As well as the technical talks, the conference provides a friendly environment for members to meet, learn, and enjoy lively debate on a host of subjects.
Please visit the UKUUG site
to learn more about how to apply for one of the two bursary places. Applications close Wednesday, 11th February 2009.
Alternative Concession Entry
In addition to the above grant, there are limited UKUUG concession places available to female students, for example. Please email office at the domain ukuug.org to discuss such alternative options to attend the conference.