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BarCampSignal

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BarCampSignal :: Friday and Saturday, April 11-12th, 2008 :: Carrboro Arts Center/Cat's Cradle


 

SIGN UP

 

If you're planning to attend BarCampSignal, sign up now by clicking "edit" above and adding your name directly to the list of attendees below. If you want to present, add your session to the list below.

 

It's all laid back, and it's all good.

 

INTRODUCTION

 

A Bar Camp is an "un-conference" where people interested in a wide range of issues come together to teach and learn. Unfamiliar with the un-conference format? Here's the idea in a nutshell. Rather than having scheduled speakers, everyone usually pitches sessions the morning of the Bar Camp. are deviating from this practice this year and starting things up late afternoon. Those sessions are put on a schedule, and lots of little groups form for intense group learning. Everyone is expected to teach, to talk, to participate. Yeah, it's different from a regular conference - but it works!

 

BarCampSignal will be held in conjunction with Signalfest, the Southeast Electronic Music Festival. We are attempting something completely new with music conference workshops. We want to blend the standard Q&A process with the collaborative magic of Bar Camp. You have say as an Artist/Producer, Promoter, or a Fan on how we put this festival and future festivals together.

 

ATTENDEES

 

If you're planning on attending BarCampSignal, edit this page and add your name below.

 

Only the participants below are GUARANTEED placement. Attendance is limited to 400.

 

  1. Greg De Koenigsberg, BarCampSignal co-organizer
  2. Uzoma Nwosu, BarCampSignal co-organizer
  3. Kirsten Wright, BarCampSignal attendee

 

LOCATION

 

Friday @ Carrboro Artscenter, 7pm, 300 E Main St, Carrboro

 

Saturday @ Cat's Cradle, 4pm until 7pm (or until the dialoque dissapates), 300 E Main St, Carrboro

 

 

 

SPONSORS

 

Brought to you by Red Hat. We believe in the Digital Commons.

 

SESSIONS

 

Friday

 

Red Bull Music Academy Info Session in conjunction with SignalFest '08 featuring:

DJ Babu (Beat Junkies/Dilated Peoples)

DJ Rhettmatic (Beat Junkies/Visionaries)

D-Styles (Beat Junkies/Invisibl Skratch Piklz)

 

Saturday

 

Session ideas below. NOTE: you do not need to sign up for a session here to give a session. All sessions are officially pitched the morning of the event, and anyone is welcome to pitch their ideas. The session ideas below are just that: ideas and possibilities. BTW, the Cradle has wireless.

 

*Receptors - 8-bit music demonstration. Learn how to hack your nintendo to make music.

 

*Hip Hop production forum with Kev Brown & Oddiesee - Kev's bringing his MPC to demonstrate classic hip hop production

 

*A Forum for the Commons hosted by GDK -.A candid discussion about why Trent Reznor is giving away his music and why you should to.

 

*Then Creative commons pledge -.Artists,Musicians, and any creative types participate in the pledging that they will license at least one piece of work under a creative commons license.

 

*Rivendell Demonstration - John Brier demos free radio station software. Now you can start a radio station out of your living room!

 

*Audacity Demonstration.-tba

 

*Mixxx Demonstration.-tba

 

SCHEDULE

 

The following schedule is preliminary. At a BarCamp, the final schedule isn't set until the day of BarCamp itself. We will go through the schedule above and then move onto the suggested sessions. Feel free to bring equipment to participate.