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BarCampCapeTown

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BarCamp Cape Town 2010

What's The Big Idea?

Woot! BarCamp Cape Town is coming, again!

BarCamp is an ad-hoc gathering born from the desire for people to share and learn in an open environment. It is an intense event with discussions, demos, and interaction from attendees.

Everyone is encouraged to present anything that they feel other geeks would find interesting. Have a look at the first BarCamp in Cape Town for the varied topics (and the funky logo):

 

http://barcamp.org/BarCampCapeTown06 

 

Get involved

Seriously, you have to be involved, if we don't get support then its not going to happen.

Do one of these now!

When

Thinking early 2010, maybe towards the end of Jan?

 

Sponsors

BarCamp is a great place to get some visibility (and link love) by sponsoring all/part of the event.

Projector, White Boards, Screen: Huddlemind

Pitching in something: Attract I.T.

 

Capacity

Space WILL be limited. Sorry guys, it needs to be small and intimate. Details will follow once we have a venue.

 

Duration

Would like it to be 2 days, but that's up for debate.

 

Planners

Volunteers 

 

Participants (aka Campers)

  • Name, email address, url

 

 

Task List

These are the sort of things we would like to see sponsored or helped with

(please -cross out- when it's done)

Tech

Wifi -> not negotiable (Will check UWC availability)

Bandwidth -> same (Will check UWC availability)

PA system -> same (Will check UWC availability)

Photographer -> Charl Fourie charl [at] anotherphotographer dot co dot za, http:/www.anotherphotographer.co.za (Will gladly document the event, and will make an event submission on http://www.demotix.com/)

Video -> same

a Freedom Toaster -> cool if we can organise

Streaming or Stickam or Skype -> not too fussed about this

Power leads and powerstrips -> a real pain, there is never enough

 

Non-tech

a venue -> crucial (Will check UWC availability)

wine (!) -> depends on the time of day obviously, last time lots where left over but makes nice gifts

t-shirts -> nice to have

coffee -> decent stuff, but will probably be filter only for practicality reasons

food/snacks -> i suggest we make this BYO

chairs and tables -> tables are nice

a logo -> we have this already, will need to speak to Damien and Mark about how useable the files are that we have up on Flickr, seem to be large enough

Breakfast -> nah, people tend to not want

Lunch -> super important

 

Tags for twitter, flickr, delicious, ma.gnolia, technorati etc.

Please use the tag #BarCampCapeTown for content related to this event