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SilverlightDevCampChicago

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Thanks to everyone that attended on Saturday! It was a great time. I hope everyone found it educational and entertaining.

-kevin

 

SilverlightDevCamp Chicago 2007

 

 

 

Lighting up the web.

 

 


 

Details

 

DateSeptember 28-29, 2007 (Friday night until Saturday afternoon) event on Upcoming
TimeFriday (09/28): 7pm-10pm / Saturday (09/29): 11am-5pm / Possible Happy Hour afterwards - Location TBD
Location Clarity Consulting 1 N Franklin St   Suite 3400   Chicago, IL 60606

If you are planning to attend in-person, please visit the SilverlightDevCampChicagoAttendees page and add your name and contact info.

Facebook EventRSVP thru Facebook here

 

About

 

SilverlightDevCampChicago is an upcoming gathering, inspired by BarCamp, to build Silverlight  applications, It's organized by volunteers & Silverlight enthusiasts, with attendance free to all. It's the same weekend as Adobe MAX, but Adobe MAX costs $1,495. This is free to attend. Plus you can help plan it or lead sessions with a simple edit of the event wiki page.

 

While similar to iPhoneDevCamp this event is focused on a singular technology, we'd like offer some diverse sessions like using PHP to generate Silverlight content, IronRuby/IronPython & the DLR or Moonlight on Linux.

 

Attendees will include web designers, developers, testers, all working together over the weekend to build Silverlight applications, share experiences, ask questions, and push the limits of web application design. If you're interested in Silverlight, but haven't had time to learn, this is your chance to get up to speed. Plus you'll be able network with other developers in the Chicago area who are interested in Silverlight.wino kredyt mieszkaniowy sprzedam mieszkanie sprzedam bilet

 

In the barcamp spirit, this is a community event driven by developers around the area. If you have ideas for topics or you want to show off some Silverlight applications you've built, please add it to SilverlightDevCampChicagoSessions

 

Contact

 

If you have any questions, are interested in sponsoring the event, or would like to present a session, contact: silverlightdevcamp@gmail.com

 

Updates

 

2007-08-21 (KM): Just started planning the event. If you're interested in helping out, email silverlightdevcamp@gmail.com

 

Schedule and Sessions

 

  • Friday, September 28, 2007, 7pm-10pm: Happy hour(s), discussion of the event, networking, foosball tournament
  • Saturday, September 29, 2007, 11am-5pm: Kickoff, presentations, development, non-virtual social networking

 

Friday night

 

7:00pm - 7:30pm Welcome, registration, get settled
7:30pm - 8:00pm Keynote
8:00pm - 10:00pm Session planning, happy hour, networking, games

 

Saturday

 

The sessions are now being tracked at SilverlightDevCampChicagoSessions feel free to add your notes to each individual session page.

 

Raffles & Prizes

 

All attendees are eligible to win cool prizes. Everyone will have at least 1 chance to win, but the more you contribute by helping others / leading sessions the more raffle tickets you'll get!

 

Some of the prizes donated so far are:

 

Resources

 

 

Please visit SilverlightDevCampLinks for Silverlight resources and links.

 

Coverage

 

Please visit SilverlightDevCampChicagoCoverage to see a listing of blog entries, articles, and podcasts concerning SilverlightDevCampChicago.

 

Sponsors

 

We are actively seeking additional sponsors to help cover amenities. All sponsors will be thanked during the kickoff and will have their logos printed on the sponsors banner assuming there is a sponsor banner to print. Sponsoring a BarCamp event is not about lead generation, it's more like a donation - you're supporting the effort by supporting the attendees.

 

Meal sponsors: Developers need to eat/drink. The better the meal, the better the code.

 

Awards sponsors: We are looking for more some awards sponsors. Awards should somehow tie into Silverlight development

 

Please contact silverlightdevcamp@gmail.com if you are interested in being a sponsor.

 

 

 

 

Transportation, Parking, and Lodging

 

We are not able to provide transportation or lodging for the event. Attendees will need to make their own arrangements.

 

Public Transportation: Check routes and schedules.

 

Parking: TBD

 

What to Bring

 

 

Organizers

 

936 hours weeks from inception to execution. Can we do it? I feel good about the chances.

 

Roles: (Anything TBD will be filled by Kevin Marshall who is probably equally unqualified to do any of them)

 

MC: Kevin Marshall / Ryan Powers

Sponsorships: TBD

Logistics and press: TBD

Evangelism, presentations and so forth: TBD

Facilities: Clarity Consulting

 

 

  • feel free to assign yourself a task that you think needs doin'

 

For more information on BarCamp roles, please visit the Building Block Roles for BarCamp page.

 

Attendees

 

If you are planning to attend in-person, please visit the SilverlightDevCampChicagoAttendees page and add your name and contact info.

 

 

PARTICIPATION: The event will only as good as the people participating. Everyone knows something that others probably don't, so please show up and your knowledge / experience.

 

Internet Access

 

Wired Connection

 

*Plug in your laptop (don't forget to bring an ethernet cable)

 

 

Wireless Connection

 

*SSID: CCGuest

*WEP KEY: Cl@rityGuest1 (Note: This is the 1st / default key)