Setting your own agenda at Sydney BarCamp

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Early on Saturday morning, at the BarCamp Sydney conference, a group of people crowded around the conference scheduling board. Most wore jeans and t-shirts, and all nursed take-away coffee. “Who’s speaking first?” asked one of them. “No one so far – why don’t you give a talk?” asked another. A young man carrying a laptop wrote his name and subject matter on an oversized Post-It note and stuck it on the scheduling board. “There – I’ll give the first talk,” he said.

BarCamp is an informal conference covering all aspects of the IT industry. It differs from most conferences in its philosophy towards content. Rather than scheduling keynote and industry speakers, all audience members are invited to speak on any subject they desire. At the beginning of each day, ...

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