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Stockholm University is hosting the 2nd European Regional Sakai Conference in early May 2009.


The program is now available.

Invitation to the 2nd European Sakai Conference, (4)-5-6 May 2009

Stockholm University is proud to invite you to the 2nd European Sakai Conference, to be held in Stockholm May 5-6 2009.  On May 4th there is also a Programmer's café for developers that are new to Sakai.

Sakai, being a collaboration and learning platform, mainly in higher education, has matured in just a few years. A strong community stand behind the project and with over a hundred institutions and commercial affiliates around the world, the project has proven to deliver a constantly improving concept with a learning and teaching platform, a portfolio suite and other collaboration tools.

The main focus of the present conference will be at different aspects of implementation, focused on newcomers interested in Sakai, head of IT departments, developers but also university teachers. There will be parallel tracks including an introduction to Sakai, presentations on specific Sakai tools, user support, implementation as so on.

You will find more information in the more printer friendly invitation:

In English



Conference dates are May 5-6th 2009, with a pre-conference workshop for programmers on May 4th.

We start on May 5th 2009 with lunch. In the evening there will be a social event. Wednesday May 6th will be a full day.

Also see the program

The conference is held at Frescati, the main campus of Stockholm University, north of Stockholm.
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Directions to get to the university

We will be in Aula Magna on the campus area, just minutes away from the subway exit/entrance. We have access to one auditorium (room for about 500 ppl) and three meeting rooms for parallell sessions.


Proposals are sent to the email address . We're looking forward to proposals on implementing Sakai, localisation, Bologna, etc. The proposals should be less than 200 words and sent in before March 31st.


Contact person and conference co-ordinator in Stockholm is Magnus Tagesson, IT educational developer at the Section for IT and media, Stockholm University,, +46 816 2044, cell phone +46 70649 2902.


No special hotel fees for the conference applies, we suggest one of the following booking sites:

Number of attendees

60-70 people will attend the conference.

Organizing committee

Phillipe Alves, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie
Frank Benneker - Amsterdam University
Raúl E. Mengod López - Polytechnic University of Valencia
Ulf Olsson - Stockholm University
Angelica Risquez - University of Limerick
Robert Sherratt - Hull University
Magnus Tagesson - Stockholm University


Sessions by call of proposals and by invitation.

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