AW: [sw-l] the mini-conference or seminar in Brussels

Stefan Wöhrmann stefanwoehrmann at GEBAERDENSCHRIFT.DE
Fri Feb 11 16:23:10 UTC 2005

Hi - dear friends -

Well I am back behind the scenes and thank you so much for your phone calls
and the wonderful messages to the list!

Stefan ;-)

-----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
Von: owner-sw-l at
[mailto:owner-sw-l at] Im Auftrag von Valerie Sutton
Gesendet: Mittwoch, 9. Februar 2005 22:02
An: sw-l at
Betreff: Re: [sw-l] the mini-conference or seminar in Brussels

SignWriting List
February 9, 2005

Dear SW List members, Shane, Kathleen and everyone -
I just telephoned Stefan Woehrmann in Germany and we had a great
conversation...I heard about the wonderful visit from teachers from
Belgium!! smile...

Stefan tells me that right after the teachers left, his computer broke
down, and he has now taken his computer to the computer hospital, and
it will be gone two days before he gets it back! So Stefan has not even
read this message I am sorry to say, or I am sure he would answer it

Here in the US we have videophones now, but I do not know if you have
those in Europe?...I don't believe Stefan owns a videophone anyway, so
the only alternative I have is to write to you privately to give you
Stefan's home voice phone number, and maybe someone can call him to ask
him the questions below?... I will write to you privately with his
voice phone number...Thanks for organizing this!

Val ;-)


On Feb 9, 2005, at 12:24 PM, Shane Gilchrist Ó hEorpa wrote:

> Everyone,
> We agreed that we will have the mini-conference/seminar on signwriting
> right
> after the ICED2005 - but we haven't decided whether it will be in
> Maastricht
> or Brussels.
> ========
> ========
> 1. rooms free and available to use
> 2. the school we will be at use SignWriting - excellent for us to
> learn etc
> 3. things will be at our OWN pace
> 4. the focus will be on SignWriting - not on Deaf Education or whatever
> 5. the chance to wind down (after the intense stressful ICED mtg)
> ==========
> ==========
> 1. easy for some people
> 2. where can we find a free room?
> 3. if room available, need to pay extra
> 4. no real sign writing material available
> Kathleen and I need to know your opinions right now.
> It is important to ensure that signwriting will be used and popular in
> Europe - if we don't do anything right now about it, it will fall
> apart due
> to lack of support or unity among the signwriting supporters in Europe.
> Let me know,
> Shane Gilchrist Ó hEorpa

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