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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. Participants drive the event. Its free & open to all. You can sign up to come along on this page.


To edit this page: password is c4mp



BarCamp Scotland will be held on Saturday the 2nd of February 2008 from 10.00 to 21.00 GMT in the Concourse of the Appleton Tower at the School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh in Edinburgh, Scotland.


The night before on Friday, the 1st of February, BarCampScotland will be launch with a cocktail party and presentations on "Digital Arts, Sound Design and Media" in the Alison House in the School of Architecture at the University of Edinburgh in Edinburgh, Scotland. BarCamp Scotland will start at 18.00 on Friday and end at 21.00. wino kredyt mieszkaniowy sprzedam mieszkanie sprzedam bilet


Friday night will be "Digital Arts and Media"; Saturday's theme will be "Web 2.0, Social Networking (Facebook especially), The Intersection of Arts and Informatics, The Intersection of Cleantech and Information Technology, Mobile applications, Open Innnovation, Software as a Service, Consumer robotics applications, Educational Software, eLearning, Web 3.0 and Virtual Worlds and Environments".



Partly sponsored by the European Union through ERDF funding


Geo :

Alison House: 55° 56' 46 N, 3° 11' 11 W

Appleton Tower: 55° 56' 40 N, 3° 11' 13 W

King's Buildings: 55° 55' 18 N, 3° 10' 34 W


Event tags:

barcampscotland2008, barcampscotland, barcamp, upcomingevent409655


Media Sharing and Tags

Upload all photos to Flickr , all presentations to Slideshare, all videos to Youtube; use the tags BarCampScotland2008 and BarCamp.


Opening Remarks

Watch the opening session and attendees introduction

Streamed and archived via Qik, by Ewan Spence



Flickr: The BarCampScotland Pool. Quicklink to some photos from BarCamp Scotland 2008 & 2007.



Food, Drink & Accommodation

Food and drink provide during the event (sponsors - this is your chance to make a mark!)


Accommodation - got a room available or looking for somewhere to stay? Craigs List Edinburgh



Event details


  • Friday 1 February 2008, 18.00-22.00 (flexible), ALISON HOUSE - main room, School of Architecture, Art and Planning, University of Edinburgh
  • Saturday 2 February 2008, 10am-6pm (flexible), APPLETON TOWER - Concourse, School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh
  • Cost: free
  • NEWLY, RENOVATED LOCATION: APPLETON TOWER - Concourse , School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh, Central Campus, George Square, 11 Crichton Street, EH8 9LE on Saturday.
  • How to get there: Map; The Appleton Tower is located on George Square at the Central Campus of the University of Edinburgh. Look for a massive building under construction -- that is the NEW School of Informatics, otherwise known as the Forum. Appleton Tower sits right next to it (to the south). Enter Appleton Tower from the Crichton Street side. The Concourse (main Lobby) is on the 1st Floor.
  • Please be forewarned that there is little parking in the area, so we highly recommend public transportation. Waverley Station in Edinburgh is just a 10 minute walk away, and many bus routes serve the area.
  • What to bring: Laptop, extra powerstrips, some idea what you would like to share / talk about, an open mind





You can sign up here (by editing this wiki - click 'edit page' above, password is c4mp) and/or at Up Coming, if you're into that. Someone'll catch the duplication and make sure it all fits together!







Please help make this come together. Add your sponsorship or offering below.


  • www.skyscanner.net very keen to help out with sponsorship - please contact me: kirsten@skyscanner.net
  • XCalibre (FlexiScale) are happy to considering sponsoring if anything is left outstanding, drop us an e-mail.
  • Tony Black can offer podcasting/audio recording services if anyone wishes. mail me



Many thanks to



for their generous support and especially for providing the space, wifi, chair rental, and food and beverage at the end of the event!


These organizations deserve a special thanks for helping to spread the word of the event:






Add links to blog postings here: