WordCamp UK – an unconference for users and fans of WordPress – takes place in Birmingham on the 19th and 20th of July. It looks like it should be a good event with support from Automattic (developers of WordPress) and some pretty innovative UK users of the (more than a) blog software. After dissapointingly realising…… Continue reading WordCamp UK
I’ve read a few interesting bits and pieces the last week or two about events again so I thought I’d just put together a quick post covering them. Tony at Crowdvine has written an interesting post on the Crowdvine blog about adding an unconference element to an existing event which is something I think is…… Continue reading Events 2.0 roundup..
A spate of almost aimless Googling and browsing yesterday (it started with a purpose but sometimes I just get swept away with the journey and forget about the destination!) brought me eventually to a new education based, web 2.0ish, start-up based in Bristol – Beanbag Learning. Now this alone was enough to pique my curiousity…… Continue reading Beanbag for Bristol..
This morning I signed up for the much anticipated (well by me!) Bathcamp 2008 and as soon as I had clicked submit I started to give a little thought to what the hell I’d be able to contribute to the event (in true Barcamp style – everyone contributes something, somehow). When Bathcamp was initially discussed…… Continue reading Reaching out to the real world..
As I mentioned before once or twice (!) I have a real interested in using the tools and attitudes of the social web (previously known as web 2.0 or social media in my posts – decided I like social web as a term for now!) to enhance face-to-face events. This can take many forms from…… Continue reading more events 2.0 thoughts..