WLRH Events

Barcamp Huntsville

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Saturday, August 23, 2014

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BarCamp Huntsville is a free, community driven, technology un-conference in its inaugural year and is scheduled for August 23rd from noon to 5pm in downtown Huntsville. The event will take place at three locations, The Vibe Downtown, Humphrey’s Bar and Grill, and Below the Radar. Attendees will check in at the Vibe Downtown before heading off to the sessions. Two 25 minute sessions will run congruently at Humphrey’s Bar and Grill and Below the Radar between 1pm and 4pm. Attendees will be free to walk between the locations, which are in the Arts and Entertainment district, to the sessions that interest them, connect with other attendees to start conversations, and to enjoy local food and beverage in downtown Huntsville. For the inaugural year, there are 12 local speakers that will speak and there will be an hour at Humphrey’s Bar and Grill where anyone can speak for 5 minutes in a public lightning talk. For information about the event, speakers, and sessions; to register and to download the events mobile app for IOS and Android, visit www.barcamphuntsville.org. Scheduled Sessions: • Chris Garner Biometrics: Using Your Body for Fun and Profit 1:00 pm – 1:25 pm at Humphrey’s Bar and Grill • Dutch Diver Gamification Huntsville 1:00 pm – 1:25 pm at Below the Radar • Joe Kutner Is Sitting the New Smoking? 1:30 pm – 1:55 pm at Below the Radar • Jacob Birmingham A QRcode Innovation 1:30 pm – 1:55 pm at Humphrey’s Bar and Grill • Lance Gilbreath Impact of technology and media on a community 2:00 pm – 2:25 pm at Humphrey’s Bar and Grill • Antonio Montoya To build a fire: Lighting-up the cloud-based startup ecosystem in Huntsville 2:00 pm – 2:25 pm at Below the Radar • Paul Coggin Bending & Twisting Networks 2:30 pm – 2:55 pm at Humphrey’s Bar and Grill • Matt Bynum Demystifying Software Defined Networking 2:30 pm – 2:55 pm at Bar and Grill • Libby Webb Using Social Media to create community and grow a local business 3:00 pm – 3:25 pm at Below the Radar • Dan Nagle HTML5 Game Development and Distribution 3:00 pm – 3:25 pm at Humphrey’s Bar and Grill • Tollie Williams Spies Among Us 3:30 pm – 3:55 pm at Below the Radar • Don Wilcher Rapid Development of Wearable Tech Devices 3:30 pm – 3:55 pm at Humphrey’s Bar and Grill

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