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BIL Conference Vancouver

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BIL is TED’s cousin and wherever the TED Conference goes, BIL follows. However, unlike TED’s exclusivity, BIL has a ‘pay what you can’ donation system and it also follows the very welcoming “unconference” model. What is an unconference? It’s a free-form conference where anyone can be a speaker and the schedule isn’t even created until […]

BarCamp Vancouver 2010

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Rather than post a typical event listing for BarCamp Vancouver I thought I would share my personal experience with this event. It has meant a great deal to me, as well as the Vancouver tech and social media community over the years. Many people have asked me how I got into blogging — how did […]

Day Blog from BarCamp Vancouver 2009

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BarCamp is an unconference that focuses on social media, technology, and community-building in the online or mobile realm. I know that’s kind of a mouth full but it’s the first style of social media conference I ever attended and I credit BarCamp 2006 for being the launching point of my blogging “career”. Today’s BarCamp is […]

BarCamp Vancouver 2009

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It’s that time of year again… it’s time for BarCamp. BarCamp actually has nothing to do with an actual “Bar” per se. It’s a social media, social networking, and open-format technology unconference. If you’ve become familiar with the Northern Voice Conference, it’s similar but on a smaller scale. For a full description of BarCamp and […]

WordCamp at BarCamp Giveaway

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I really enjoyed talking about all things WordPress during the morning and afternoon sessions of BarCamp that past weekend. I want to thank the BarCamp organizers for arranging such an amazing space for WordCamp and for allowing us to run this mini-camp in tandem. Also many thanks go to the presenters, along with Duane and […]

BarCampVancouver08 Day Blog

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Since I have done about 15 live blogs in the last week or so I’m not going to be liveblogging today’s sessions. However, I will be updating this post throughout the day with a day blog in order to take notes, jot down links, and share photos. 10:00am: Right now we’re just doing the schedule […]