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  • n. Plural form of unconference.


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  • I do not believe “one factor spurring the growth of unconferences is their ability to tap the smarts of the people who usually sit mute in the audience.”

    Scripting News for 5/9/2007 « Scripting News Annex

  • A long time fan of "unconferences" -- unstructured and self-organized gatherings like Foo Camp and Bar Camp -- Huffman wanted this one to be similar, but less focused on technology and more on art and social issues.

    Informal Conference Borrows TED's Big Ideas, Not Its Pretense

  • The current product development process, that focuses on a few supposed geniuses and ignores the intelligence that’s in the user’s minds, same as with unconferences, is about to run its course much as the old style conference can’t possibly compete with one that involves the brains of the people formerly known as the audience.

    Scripting News for 8/3/2006 « Scripting News Annex

  • While this includes the idea of unconferences as a primary venue for peer to peer learning, it encompasses more then this singular idea for real time human gatherings.

    BrainJams: Boundary Spanners in the Commons...

  • The structure is based on "unconferences" such as foocamp or barcamp, where presentations and discussions form in response to participants 'interests and projects.

    MAKE Magazine

  • Geek Girl Boot Camps are full-day technology "unconferences" for women, taught by women, of all ages and knowledge levels where you can find workshops on everything to do with computers and the Internet!


  • Perhaps in response to a glut of rigidly programmed tech conferences, the BarCamp concept took off from 2008 to 2009 here, spawning "unconferences" on subjects like iPhone app development, nonprofits and social media. - Highschool

  • Sometimes they took new forms, such as feminist blogs, websites, Twitter campaigns, Ladyfest festivals or 'unconferences'.

    Red Pepper

  • These user-generated "unconferences" work best when people use their blogs etc. to share some thoughts ahead of time.

    Old is the New New

  • IdentityWoman. net, founder of She's Geeky and the facilitator for this event, has designed and facilitated over 60 "unconferences" and will guide the whole group through the process.

    Feed of Eventbrite Events


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