Intel Classmate PC
Speaker: Sulamita Garcia
An Intel powered classmate PC is a small, mobile learning assistant and educational solution that Intel specially developed for students in emerging markets. It's a rugged learning device designed to provide affordable, collaborative learning environments.
A classmate PC has been designed as a "tool to think and learn with" with the aim of transforming education. Toward this goal, Intel has devised a platform that meets the needs and goals of different players, namely, students, teachers, parents, school staff, and policymakers, while addressing the pedagogical, technological, social, and physical requirements of school environments.
Sulamita Garcia is Latin America Linux Strategic Program Manager at Intel. She is responsible for creating and maintaining a comprehensive LAR Linux strategy that takes into account all aspects of the Linux environment, including key elements around the community, government, standards, and vendors. She holds major Linux certifications: LPI level 2 and RHCE. She is also responsible for the Linuxchix Brazil, one of the major and most active chapters of Linuxchix International. She has worked for several years in Linux integration, security and development, and wrote several technical papers about high availability, load balancing and Slackware.