Press Release
Press Release

BarCampMilwaukee Returns

Annual unconference is back for another year.

By - Sep 8th, 2014 03:02 pm

Date & Time: October 4, 2014, 9a – 6p with bites and beverage following the event
Location: Bucketworks, 161 West Wisconsin Ave; Grand Ave Mall, 2nd floor above TJ Maxx
Incentives: First 100 attendees get free parking + post-event food & beverage + awesomeness!

BarCamp Milwaukee is the premier event for Milwaukeeans to learn, teach and imagine anything! Unlike a typical “conference” where the content is pre-determined, this revolutionary “unconference” allows participants to float from one session to another, and encourages the development of innovative ideas and spontaneous discussion. This event is open to anyone with an interest, an idea or a desire to learn and connect with other people. Since the first BarCamp in the US nine years ago, hundreds of BarCamps have been organized throughout the world. Participation is free. Please visit BarCampMilwaukee.org or call 414-301-1414 to register and for more information.

What do people teach and learn about at BarCamp MKE?

  • Civic Life Improving infrastructure, how to make our city smarter
  • Technology Raspberry Pi, 3D Printing/scanning, robotics, Ruby, Drupal, Javascript
  • Business Solutions for businesses, solutions for nonprofits, large and small
  • Education Programming, learning activities, student project opportunities
  • The Random Video gaming, Zombie Defense Preparation, lockpicking, sushi-making

Could I present something?

Yes! Presenting at Barcamp is a great way to get practice sharing your ideas in a collegial and friendly environment. Virtually any topic is welcome and we encourage you to share what you think is interesting.

Who are the people of and behind BarCamp MKE?

  • Attendees Creatives, technophiles, educators, activists, makers, DIYers, artists, musicians, foodies, geeks, nerds—anyone!
  • Produced by Bucketworks / bucketworks.org
  • Organizational partner Milwaukee Teacher SPAce / www.milwaukeeteacherspace.org
  • Sponsors Global Power Components, Milwaukee Public Theater, Report Exec, DK Systems

Education Track

The Milwaukee Teacher SPAce will be hosting their very own track for Barcamp that focuses on the world of education, so please invite educators of all stripes.

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