The free technology-oriented conference is known as an “unconference”
Entry is free but a registration is required. The topics for BarCamp Harrisburg 2014 are set by the participants and include tracks on web and learning technologies, mobile application development, cyber security and coding.
Register online at http://www.barcamphbg.org (http://www.barcamphbg.org/)
Make plans to arrive around 9-10 am, have breakfast, network, and post topics you would like to discuss on a schedule board (we’ll have markers and a whiteboard available to post topics). Following a brief kick-off meeting with the entire group, the day will consist of sessions broken down into 45-minute blocks. Sessions can be discussions, workshops, or presentation--
BarCamp Harrisburg is organized by Hauck Interactive and Harrisburg University of Science and Technology.
Past sessions at BarCamp Harrisburg have included building a site using the Gaia Flash Framework; Flash vs. HTML5; Social Media; Open source content management systems; Developing Desktop Applications using AIR; Developing Android Applications;
The first BarCamp took place in 2005, and since that time BarCamps have been held in over 350 cities all over the world. BarCamp originated as a response to Foo Camp, which was an invitation-only conference. Both conferences are a play on the terms foo, bar, and foobar, which are common placeholder/
Harrisburg University is located at 326 Market Street in Harrisburg. Parking is available in the Standard Parking Authority operated garage accessible via Fourth Street. Cost for parking in the garage is $7.00 for 0-2 hours. Kiosk for parking accepts cash only. More information on parking rates and directions to the University are found online at http://www.harrisburgu.net/
You can literally take planes, trains and automobiles to BarCamp Harrisburg. The University’s location in downtown Harrisburg is near Interstates 83 and 81 and the Pennsylvania Turnpike, making it an easy drive to the University from any of Pennsylvania’