Archive for the category "meetup"

Launch Party Vancouver 5 in Photos

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last night between my interview and the Less Than Jake concert, John and I headed over to Launch Party Vancouver 5 for some schmoozing, networking, and all out good times. As I’m currently sitting in the Phoenix airport waiting for my flight to Vegas for Blog World Expo all of my energy from 3 hours […]

Monday's Third Tuesday Live Blog with David Jones

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

In town for an event tomorrow night, David Jones of Hill and Knowlton will be speaking to the Third Tuesday crowd in Vancouver tonight. We hear the horror stories of fake blogs, spam pitches and general ignorance of the social media community by PR practitioners who leap into the online space without first understanding what […]

Net Squared Live Blog: Save the World with Drupal

Comments 11 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This month’s Net Tuesday meetup will be taking place tonight at Workspace in Gastown. The theme is “How Drupal can help you save the world” and the event will feature talks from Boris Mann (BootupLabs), Scott Nelson and Karianne Blank (FearlessCity.ca), and Phillip Djwa (Agentic). More information is also available on the Facebook event. My […]

The True Meaning of BarCamp

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Over the last few weeks I’ve had several people ask me, “what exactly is BarCamp?” Photo credit: Lloyd Budd on Flickr Contrary to what the name might suggest we’re not all going to be learning how to mix drinks unlike the topics at the more literally named VinoCamp, TransitCamp, or MobileCamp. BarCamp is an ad-hoc […]

National Digital Media Day 2008 Save the Date

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Photo Credit: Boris Mann on Flickr On September 25th digital media producers and enthusiasts will get together for 24 hours of collaboration and celebration of the medium. An annual day to raise the profile of the digital media industry and celebrate the dynamic work taking place in this sector. In Canada, a massive cross-country event […]

VinoCamp Vancouver This August

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Camp in the social media realm is basically a code name for a get together, an unconference, or impromtu meetups with likeminded individuals. At least that’s my explanation for all the DemoCamps, BarCamps, DrunkCamps, NerdCamps out there. The latest to hit Vancouver is VinoCamp, a one-day celebration of the finest vintage and grapey beverages around. […]