Re: [greenstone-users] Unesco asian regional training workshop on greenstone

From Michael Dewsnip
DateTue, 30 Sep 2003 13:20:51 +1200
Subject Re: [greenstone-users] Unesco asian regional training workshop on greenstone
In-Reply-To (3F73B618-5080701-asti-dost-gov-ph)
Hello Ivy,

Thank you for your interest in Greenstone training. I don't believe we've
actually had much to do with the workshops run up until now -- they have
been organised and funded by UNESCO (we don't have the resources to do
them on our own). Although three people from the NZDL project will be
running the upcoming workshop in Fiji in November, other workshops have
been run by staff from the National Centre for Science Information, Indian
Institute of Science, Bangalore, India.

I would recommend that you get in contact with your national UNESCO office
and express an interest in organising a Greenstone workshop in the
Philippines. If you like, I might be able to put you in contact with the
person who is overseeing the Fiji workshop.

Alternatively, if your department/organization is willing to organise and
fund a Greenstone workshop in your area, we might be able to run it
(depending on what other commitments we have). We would require our air
travel and basic accomodation to be paid for, and if you're feeling
generous, a donation towards our research costs would be appreciated.

Regards,

Michael

Ivy Cabeza wrote:

> I would like to inquire if you will conduct another training similar to
> this one. We in the philippines would like to be trained in using
> greenstone software. I understand that this is first in the series of
> workshops on greenstone. May i ask the upcoming workshop schedules and
> their locations? We hope you'll conduct a training here in the
> philippines within the year.
>
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