Benefits & Perspectives + together be ready for the future, web 2.0 future
Internet = Future = Web 2.0 Web 2.0 people sharing and connecting = Conference 2.0 User Generated Content User Generated Conference learning discussing working having fun very personal human matters very social FUTURE multi choice, multi directional &
Concept BarCamp is a unique international conference for specialists in new media, blogging, podcasting, social networking, citizen journalism, web projects development, web 2.0 concept, open source software, mobile phone Internet connection, web design and everything else linked with listed above. It is organized by new media enthusiasts and volunteers that get together for the idea of promotion new technologies for the society development.
History & Experience
October 2007 – Kiev, Ukraine
February 2008 – Riga, Latvia
June 2008 – Vilnius, Lithuania
June 2008 – Tbilisi, Georgia
August 2008 – Moscow, Russia
August 2008 – Bishkek, K yr gyzstan
August 2008 – Baku, Azerbaijan
October 2008 – Kiev, Ukraine
December 2008 – Minsk, B e larus
February 2009 – Riga, Latvia
April 2009 – Almaty, Kazakhstan
Success story #1: Kiev
Blogcamp CIS and Baltics 2007 :
the first barcamp in Eastern Europe.
Kiev, October 2007
300 participants from Ukraine,
9 CIS and Baltics countries
Core audience – bloggers, internet and IT professionals; journalists, marketing and PR specialists.
Success story #1: Kiev
Blogcamp CIS and Baltics 2007:
800 reports in blogs
80 items in printed and online media
Sponsors: Open Society Institute , Internews , Transitions Online (TOL)
Media partners: Domashiy PC (Home PC), е-mobile, hi-Tech Pro, Internet UA
PR partner: PRP Ukraine
Success story #1: Kiev
the 2 blogcamp for CEE region
Kiev, October 2008
Registered users: 1976
821 participants from Ukraine, Azerbaijan,
Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Latvia,
Lithuania, Moldova, Netherlands, Norway,
Poland, USA, Russia, Uzbekistan and Estonia.
almost 29 sponsor logo on the site
Investor’s Day for ‘great IT minds’
socialeducational trainingscamps before&after
Success story #2: Riga
BarCamp Baltics 2008
Riga, February 2008
more than 500 people from 23 countries
Incubator of Ideas - 74 projects participated
BarCamp.lv website had more than 30,000 absolute unique visitors
from 75 to 95 presentations during a day
TOL, OSI came looking for brave web-projects
Success story #2: Riga
BarCamp Baltics 2009
from 500 to 600 specialists of various IT-science fields representing Baltic States and CIS, and Central and Western Europe and America.
participants are the leaders in the development of information technology, creators and owners of the websites that have a stable reader’s audience;
developers, designers, entrepreneurs, marketers, mass media employees and social relations specialists.
sessions of presentations, BarCamp Idol , panels, etc .
BarCamp Central Asia 2008: Bishkek
BarCamp Central Asia 2008
Bishkek, August 2008
300 bloggers, web-delevopers, programmers and journalists from Central Asia, CIS, Eastern Europe and Scandinavia
bloggers' reimbursement systems and media centers networks, mobile Internet development и Mobile 2.0 service, Wordpress and Drupal, Web 2.0 localization, video and photo blogging, video blogging in the US
working languages - Russian and English
OSI, Soros Youth Action Fund, HIVOS, etc.
BarCamp Central Asia 2009 Almaty. Kazakhstan 17-19 April, 2009
In Brief BarCamp Central Asia 2009 is the 2d open non-commercial educational international conference for New Media specialists. Founded in 2008, BarCamp Central Asia offers open and free barcamp-style event along with incubator of ideas, special events & panel discussions, Central Asian market orientation sessions + social added value. Location: Almaty, Kazakhstan Dates: 17–19 April, 2009
Open. BarCamp is an event organized by its participants in web 2.0 spirit. BarCamp initiative group made of volunteers and web-enthusiasts creates a platform, participants create a content. Everybody can change, upgrade, modify, debate, etc.
Informal. Fully informal spirit leads presentations, brainstorming sessions, master classes, round tables and other activities and stimulates deep involvement of all participants.
Interactive. No 'tourists' at BarCamp at all. If visiting, stay connected, express yourself and your opinion, commit, share, help, communicate and be involved in what’s going on in the BarCamp!
Number of participants: about 300-400 delegates
Regions: Central Asia, CIS, Eastern and Western Europe
Age: 2 2 + years (core audience)
Journalism & New Media
Blogging, pod- and videocasting, civil journalism
Internet, Media Law
Internet, IT, mobile technologies
Online projects development
Marketing and PR
Schedule First day • Foreign participants: arrival and lodging registration; • Free time/excursions executed by Almaty participants; • [un]Official opening of BarCamp, welcome drink in an informal atmosphere. Second day • Participants registration; • Official opening of the first day; • Press-conference of organizers of the BarCamp; • Simultaneous presentation sessions; • “ Thematic” Dinners
• Panel discussions;
• Innovation Incubator;
• Official closing ceremony of BarCamp;
• Departure of the participants
To stimulate the development of new media, journalism and IT projects in Central Asia;
To assist experience exchange ;
To strengthen the connections between participating specialists and participants;
To create the cooperation environment and common vision on development regionally and globally;
To ease the conditions for developing joint projects, including the international;
To brainstorm on implementing and cooperating in developing non-commercial projects in Central Asia (Creative Commons, Global Voices Online, Wikipedia, etc.);
To develop the citizen journalism and promote the idea of blogging and networking, etc.
Social Added Value
We believe all the knowledge and experience participants get during the event will help them in future:
in promoting themselves to get a better job,
in executing projects they are passionate about,
in exchanging experience and develop the field they are working in,
in gaining more knowledge and professional experience in the field,
in practicing foreign languages during the event,
in doing something as volunteers for the idea to make life/work/future in the region and world better.
Initiative Group the Core Sergey Sabanov , Voronezh, Russia Human rights activist , blogger , IT specialist , Drupal CMS specialist Int. Youth Rights Protection Action activist ( http :// yhrm.org ), informational service coordinator Co-founder of WS-Team (web specialist and human rights activists helping making sites for NGOs) BarCamp Central Asia 2009 site developer Yelena Jetpyspayeva, Almaty, Kazakhstan Journalist, blogger, creator, web-evangelist NewEurasia – Blogging Central Asia Managing Editor (Russian) BarCamp Central Asia 2008, 2009 organizer Inessa Shlapak, Almaty, Kazakhstan Journalist, blogger NewEurasia – Blogging Central Asia contributor BarCamp Central Asia 2009 organizer + barcamps’ teams; volunteers;
Ways of Cooperation
We are looking for supporters that are highly motivated and interested
in the same ideas of ‘better and interactive future’ promotion via
active participation and sharing the view and experience;
supporting active people of Kazakhstan & CA be able to come to the event;
supporting active and interesting people outside (CIS) come to the event
share the experience and teach the knowledge;
support the Ideas Incubator Incubator projects;
any other options would be just great!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!