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DCampSouth is this Saturday June 2, 2007! May 29, 2007

Posted by Lee Cherry in Uncategorized.
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Time: 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Date: June 2nd, 2007
Place: School of Communication Arts, Raleigh, NC [ Directions ]

DCampSouth, the unconference for everyone interested in design and user experience, is this Saturday!

DCAMP SOUTH

Now, with more folksonomy!
* DCampSouth is opening with a keynote by Thomas Vander Wal! We’re very excited that Thomas has agree to kick things off for us — Thomas is an expert on the interaction of people and information, and is particularly interested in social tagging and information re-use.

* DCamp is all about great discussions, and anyone can start one. We’re going to invite everyone who attends to propose a session and add it to the schedule on Saturday morning. No PowerPoints are necessary, and you don’t even have to prepare any material to propose a discussion.

* DCampSouth is FREE!

What’s a Bar Camp?

A BarCamp is an unconference where people interested in a wide range of technologies 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 pitches sessions the morning of the BarCamp. 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!

There’s lots more info on the DCampSouth wiki, so be sure to stop by and check it out. You can find a schedule for the day, proposed session ideas, directions and more… http://dcampsouth.pbwiki.com

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1. Chris Owens - May 30, 2007

Wow, this looks great! Count me in.

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