They hold monthly meetings of a non-technical nature on a range of intersting issues.
This month Ian Forrester from the BBC is to talk about "BBC Backstage".
Our next meeting will be on Tuesday 22nd July, 2008. Ian Forrester
will introduce us to BBC Backstage. BBC Backstage is a developer
network for the public in which the BBC opens its doors to as much
data and content as possible. Now in its third year, Backstage is
changing to reflect the changes in the landscape and placement in
Ian Forrester, the head of Backstage, will explain some of the changes
and outline some the big topics which Backstage are tackling ahead of
the rest of the BBC and its unclear future in its new home of Salford
The meeting will take place at 19:00 in the Manchester Digital
Development Agency on Portland Street. Access is via the doorbells at
the entrance. Wheelchair access via the lift is available to the left
of the main entrance.
MDDA provide complimentary Fair Trade tea and coffee.
Manchester Digital Development Agency (MDDA)
Lower Ground Floor
117-119 Portland Street
Directions are available on the MDDA web site:
General information about Manchester Free Software meetings can be found
on our web site:
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