[Melbourne-pm] ANNOUNCE: Barcamp Geelong 9/July/2011
alecclews at gmail.com
Tue Jun 14 03:45:24 PDT 2011
SATURDAY 9th JULY, GEELONG
BarCampGeelong 2011 is happening from 9am to 5pm on Saturday 9th July,
2011 at Deakin University's Geelong Waterfront Campus in central Geelong
- a short walk from Geelong's main train station.
Please save the date in your diary and plan to attend.
BarCampGeelong exists to support the grassroots technology community in
and around Geelong and Victoria by providing a laid-back, informal
environment for knowledge sharing, open discussion and networking. Jeans
and t-shirts, lots of gadgets and geek talk will be the order of the
day. More details at http://barcampgeelong.org/
WHAT IS A BARCAMP?
"They are open, participatory workshop-events, whose content is provided
Come along to learn and teach others.
See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BarCamp for more details
WHAT CAN I EXPECT?
What is on the program? That will depend on the participants, who can
propose and vote on presentations before the conference. The schedule is
finalised on the first morning of the conference. Suggested topics
include hardware and hardware hacking, networking, programming,
development tools and methodologies, business issues,... you name it- if
it's technical, it's likely to be at BarCampGeelong! .... The list will
totally depend on offers from participants.
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?
BarCampGeelong attendance is $10 to help cover costs and there are
limited places due to the size of facilities. Registrations are now open
BarCampGeelong is made possible by very generous sponsors - so far we
have Deakin University, Linux Australia and Duxtel on board.
If you or your company would like to help sponsor BarCampGeelong we can
do help get your message and promotional material in the conference
AWESOME! WHAT DO I HAVE TO DO NEXT?
1. Book the date in your diary
2. Follow @BarCampGeelong on Twitter or Identi.ca or email
info at barcampgeelong.org for more information
3. Think about how you will participate in the day - such as through
giving a presentation, a lightning talk or leading a discussion
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