Posts Tagged ‘barcamp glasgow’

Camping seems to be the latest rage at the moment. Of course, we’re not talking about outdoor camping (it might be a little cold for that … even during the summer) but the user-generated unconferences. Barcamps, if you’re not familiar with the concept, are conferences without a pre-planned agenda and relies on the participants to give talks or chair discussions on particular topics. These unconferences can be great places to engage with people on similar topics in a format that’s much more accessible than traditional talks with Q&As.

If you’re intrigued as to where to pitch your tent (oh dear, I can hear the pun police sirens) then here are your upcoming choices for the next two weeks: (more…)

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If you haven’t heard, Barcamp Glasgow is being run on 18th June! This year, Barcamp is being held in conjuction with Interactive Scotland and will feature a list of high profile speakers from STV, RealTime Worlds, Mediacom, Spotify, Facebook (TBC), Scotsman.com, Dog, Line, Whitespace, Innovation Digital, Spider Online, New Media Corp, Wildfire, w00tonomy, ISO Design, University of Abertay and the Scottish Government, with music from those cools chaps at Radio Magnetic.

The event is free to attend with no sign ups. Hashtag is #BarcampGlasgow. Details are:

Friday, 18th June, 4.30pm – 8.30pm, at STV (Pacific Quay)

In addition, Startupcafe are leading an ‘Ignite’ style session from 7.30pm to 8.30pm.

We have 10 slots for inspiring people to share their expertise/passion/story – and we want to hear from you! We think that there is (more…)

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