Tagged: unconferenz

Civic hacking to fuel Unconferenz on Saturday

On Saturday, the 9th annual Unconferenz will be held at the Neil Blaisdell Center. While the grassroots vibe and dynamic, open program of the very first one in 2008 still makes up the event’s core, there are a lot of bold new ideas taking shape this year. Yes, the Unconferenz still resists the...

Unconferenz Set for Saturday at Iolani

The Unconferenz is a conference that avoids the worst parts of conferences. There are no Powerpoint lectures. No “keynote speakers” to dominate the agenda, no “panel discussions” stuffed with hapless representatives from corporate sponsors, and no fixed topics that were set by people who barely want to be there. But there are...

Unconferenz Ahoy!

Unconferenz Ahoy!

Hawaii will host its first “unconference” tomorrow at JAIMS in Hawaii Kai. Dubbed “Unconferenz,” it’s the brainchild of digital wonderer Burt Lum, no stranger to bringing people together under the Bytemarks banner. An “unconference” is a conference where the content of the sessions is created and managed by the participants....