I was very active around ’96 with local italian computer group and I organized several conferences and workshops.This both for the company I worked for at that time: for Sun Microsystems:
and also to organization I cooperated with to develop the Bird of Father idea within i2u (Italian Unix User Association) in mid 90s conferences.
The serate conviviali with Elserino PIOL in AICA:
and the preliminary Ecommerce exits for Assinform:
All these ideas to promote the knowledge sharing, a good example is the Wishes project.