Friday, January 18, 2008

Fwd: BarCamp Scotland 2008 Invitation

fyi - these BarCamp events have a very good reputation.

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From: Renata Samulnik <>
Date: Jan 18, 2008 10:21 AM
Subject: BarCamp Scotland 2008 Invitation
To: undisclosed-recipients

You are invited to the 2nd annual BarCamp Scotland, to be held in the
School of Informatics on February 2nd, and in ACE on February 1st. Last
year we had over 200 attendees from all over the Country. We encourage
you to come and participate by presenting either your projects,
research, interests or leading a discussion group. Sign up to do so the
ay of the event.

*BarCamp 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. Participants drive
the event. Its free & open to all. You can sign up to come along on this
page. *


BarCamp Scotland will be held on Saturday
the 2nd of February 2008 from 10.00 to 21.00 GMT in the Concourse of the
Appleton Tower at the School of Informatics at the University of
Edinburgh in Edinburgh, Scotland.

The night before on Friday, the 1st of February, BarCampScotland
will be launch with a cocktail party and presentations on "Digital Arts,
Sound Design and Media" in the Alison House in the School of
Architecture at the University of
Edinburgh in Edinburgh, Scotland. BarCamp Scotland will start at 18.00
on Friday and end at 21.00.

Friday night will be "Digital Arts and Media"; Saturday's theme will be
"Web 2.0, Social Networking (Facebook especially), The Intersection of
Arts and Informatics, The Intersection of Cleantech and Information
Technology, Mobile applications, Open Innnovation, Software as a
Service, Consumer robotics applications, Educational Software,
eLearning, Web 3.0 and Virtual Worlds and Environments".

Partly sponsored by the European Union through ERDF funding


Renata Samulnik - Secretary
Level 8 - Room 8.16
Commercialisation Suite
School of Informatics
Appleton Tower
Phone: 0131 650 9992

Clarke Ching