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BarCampVermont

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BarCamp Vermont 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. This is a free (both gratis and libre) event.

 

The goal is to bring together local software developers, web designers, web developers, students, graphic designers, illustrators, educators, marketers, entrepreneurs, and more to learn from one-another. Whoever comes are the right people and the agenda is up to you! Topics may include:

 

  • web application frameworks
  • web design and standards
  • eCommerce
  • Linux on the desktop
  • free and open source software in education
  • mobile technology
  • presence, instant messaging (IM), and VoIP
  • Software as a Service (SaS)
  • technology & marketing
  • startup & business ideas - share your idea and get feedback
  • ideas on increasing Vermont's status as a technology and creative center
  • (please help add to and refine this list!)

 

Event details

 

When

 

If you can volunteer a meeting space, please post it here or on the mailing list!

 

Where

 

Once we have a meeting space, we can decide on dates and times.

 

Where to stay?

 

  • add suggestion here...

 

Sponsors

 

If you want to sponsor, please post here or on the mailing list! In-kind donations are preferred over cash. The biggest thing needed right now is a venue. The ideal venue will have full internet access (no ports blocked, no firewalls, no traffic shaping etc.) and be accessible. The size of the venue needed will depend on the number of participants, but the bigger the better! If you are local business in the tech or creative industry with a large space then this is an excellent opportunity to connect with local talent.

 

Budget

 

The hope is that all event needs can be handled through in-kind donations. All incoming donations (whether cash or in-kind) and outgoing expenses will be posted here for transparency.

 

  • Incoming donations (cash, in-kind)
  • Outgoing expenses

 

Schedule

 

Day 1

 

  • Morning

 

  • Lunch

 

  • Afternoon

 

  • Dinner

 

  • Evening/Party

 

Day 2

 

  • etc.

 

Proposed Sessions

 

  • Network Intro: How to configure your Mac/Windows/Linux computer to use the network.
  • S5 Intro: How to use S5 to put your presentation slides onto the Web.
  • add your proposed session...

 

Topics I would like to hear about

 

  • add a topic...

 

Planners

 

 

Volunteers

 

 

We'll need volunteers for all sorts of tasks. Here are some specific roles that we need a volunteer for (see Ten Steps to Organizing a Barcamp for a description of each role):

 

  • Sponsor Wrangler
  • Food Czar
  • T-shirt Master
  • Wi-Fi Guru

 

Participants (aka Campers)

 

 

Task List

(please cross out when it's done)

 

Marketing

 

  • create marketing strategy
  • create identity (logo, t-shirt design, etc.)
  • create BarCamp Vermont website (a very simple page has been setup for now)
  • publish in event calendars
  • create blog badges
  • create banner ads (if in marketing strategy)
  • get advertising sponsors (if advertising ends up in the marketing strategy)

 

Organizing

 

 

Tech

 

  • Wifi
  • Photo
  • Video
  • Audio
  • Streaming or Stickam or Skype

 

Non-tech

 

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Coffee/Tea

 

Items

 

We'll need several items, large and small, for the event. Please note if you can provider or lend any of these:

 

  • Projectors
  • White Boards
  • Dry erase markers
  • Tables and chairs
  • Lanyards and badges (preprinted for those who enrolled)

 

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

Please use the tag barcampvermont for content related to this event.

 

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