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.
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!
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
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;