[Ubuntu Chicago] BARcamp Chicago 2010 August 21-22nd

Hometown Graphics hometowngraphics at comcast.net
Fri Aug 20 01:32:43 BST 2010

did you get the banner ok 

is that what you were wanting?


On Mon, 2010-07-26 at 11:48 -0500, Kevin Harriss wrote:
> What: The best technology unconference in Chicago  http://barcampchicago.com/
> When: Saturday August 21st @ 10am - Sunday August 22nd 7pm
> Where: 215 W. Ohio St. Chicago IL 60654  http://tinyurl.com/barcampchi2010
> This August, Chicago will host its 5th annual BARcamp Conference. Come
> to BARcamp Chicago 2010 to learn from and mingle with Chicago's most
> talented and innovative computer and technology enthusiasts in an
> impromptu, informal setting.  BARcamp Chicago is an un-conference,
> meaning event participants are the people who run the event, give the
> presentations and host the various activities throughout the weekend.
> Here is what we have lined up for you:
> - Many talks and demos concerning a wide range of technology topics
> - Socialize with Chicago's top technology enthusiasts
> - A drunken panel discussion
> - Geeky/technology related movies that run all night
> - Free food and drink
> - BARcompany - Start a business over the weekend
> - Random other activities
> Guests from a multitude of backgrounds will be in attendance,
> including programmers, developers, engineers, tech students,
> open-source advocates, entrepreneurs and business professionals.
> Participants are encouraged to share, learn and break off into smaller
> focus groups, brainstorm and collaborate on any project or idea.
> Professional networking is highly recommended.
> Words really cannot describe this event! Take a look at the videos and
> pictures linked from our website:  http://barcampchicago.com/
> BARcompany
> Returning to BARcamp this year is BARcompany, which challenges small
> groups of participants to come up with an idea and create a company
> around it in about a day's time. The resulting companies and ideas are
> presented at the end of the weekend to the conference attendees and to
> a panel of judges made up of local, influential people in the
> technology community. The team who organizes the best company has a
> chance to win prizes which may include server hosting for the
> developed web application, co-working space and possibly even some
> start up capital.
> More Information
> The event is expected to draw several hundred attendees and is free
> and open to the public.  The majority of talks and activities will be
> between the hours of 10 AM and 7 PM each day. Complimentary food and
> beverages will be provided as well as activities on Saturday night
> through Sunday morning.

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