I'll be leading the discussion at the World Bank this Thursday with a presentation by Vital Wave Consulting on their recent TCO calculations for low-cost computing models (both lab- and 1:1 computing approaches).
Come by or watch the event live online! (rsvp below).
A World Bank ICT and Education Community of Interest Discussion (EduTech), in
collaboration with the World Bank e-Development Thematic Group, infoDev and the
Technology Salon invite you to a seminar/live webcast:
How much does it really cost to introduce and sustain computers in schools?
Total Cost of Ownership (TCO): A Study of Models of Affordable Computing for
Schools in Developing Countries
11am - 12:30pm (Washington DC time)
6 November 2008
The seminar will be streamed live and recorded for on demand viewing.
LIVE WEBCAST: http://www.worldbank.org/edevelopment/live
Some more information about the background of TCO calculations on the OLPC at OLPCNews.com, as well as a discussion on different models.