"Best do-it-yourself conference"

As a complete surprise BarCamp was named the “Best do-it-yourself conference” in Toronto by Now Magazine:



BarCamp was created in response to Tim O’Reilly’s ultra-exclusive FooCamp, and Toronto was quick to jump on the bandwagon. Billed as ‘un-conferences,’ these community-driven events for local tech geeks require participation from all attendees. BarCamp has several spinoffs, including the monthly DemoCamp where six presenters have 15 minutes to wow the crowd with their latest innovations.

Congratulations all around to everyone involved in the BarCamp community here in Toronto. For those interested in checking out the next BarCamp watch the Toronto BarCamp site for the next event to be announced. (I suspect it’d be sometime early next year – in the meantime be sure to come check out one of the DemoCamp events which happen every month).

A nod of congratulations to to the guys in Ottawa who held their first DemoCamp Ottawa this week – from the blog posts I’ve seen it sounds like it was a success. I believe they’ve got a second one scheduled for November already as well.

(BarCamp story Via David Crow)

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