The following are upcoming events related to WordPress and Blogging, as well as some interesting web technologies conferences and events.
Unless otherwise listed ($$), these events are free or very inexpensive. For more information on these events, contact the hosts. For more information on WordPress and blogging events in general, or to contribute to this list, check out my WordPress Events page.
Upcoming WordPress Events – March 2007
March 3-4 – Madison, Wisconsin
BarCampMadison is for anyone interested in technology and creativity in an informal atmosphere. Currently, program sessions include Perl, community education, Drupal, web accessibility, social networking, entrepreneurship, java web services, and other tech programs.
March 3-4 – Australia
BarCampAdelaide will be at Moana Pioneers Memorial Hall, Nashwauk Cres Moana, and will feature top web technology topics.
March 4 – Denmark
WordPress DK Meetup members will meet and discuss all things WordPress 2.1, hot new plugins and design tips, and more.
March 9-11 – Austin, Texas
BarCampAustin will be held during the SXSW tech conference in Austin, Texas, and will feature a lot of web tech and social networking programs. One of the top WordPress gurus, Andy Skelton will be there representing Automattic and WordPress.
March 11 – Austin, Texas
SXSW BlogNetworkCamp will feature blog tech for bloggers in this bloggers get-together in assocation with the SXSW conference.
March 16 – San Francisco
WordPress Meetup in San Francisco will be at the Chaat Cafe and everyone will be talking about WordPress 2.1.
March 17 – New York
NYC WordPress Meetup will cover new developments with WordPress, Habari, and blogging CMS technology, along with other WordPress related techniques.
March 17 – Philadelphia
Philadelphia WordPress Meetup will meet to discuss new techniques and news about WordPress before the Philadelphia Weblogger Meetup immediately afterwards.
March 17-18 – MIT, Cambridge, Massachussetts
BarCamp Boston 2 will feature participants from blogs and social networking sites.
March 19-21 – New York
AJAX World Conference will cover everything and anything about the hottest scripting technology on the web. $$$
March 22-23 – New York City
BlogHer offers “How to succeed in a social media world” and is open to men and women bloggers, especially those in the blogging industry. $$$$
March 24 – Houston, Texas
WordPress Meetup in Houston is part of their regular monthly meetings featuring WordPress topics and news.
March 24 – San Francisco
San Francisco WordPress March Meetup is the monthly meeting of WordPress users and abusers.
March 24 – Zurich, Switzerland
BlogCampSwitzerland is the European conference exclusively for bloggers. The all day event is free.
March 26 – 28 – Boulder, Colorado
International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media is an academic conference on blogging and other online social media. $$$
March 31 – Ottawa, Canada
BarCampOttawa3 is a get together for the “tech/geek community” covering web technologies, blogging, technology trends, Internet applications, and who knows.
Sneak Peek on Future WordPress, Blogging, and Web Technologies Events
May 1-4 – Amsterdam
ApacheCon Europe 2007 brings together experts in Apache and related scripting languages, projects, and programs such as Apache HTTP Server, PERL, SML, Java, Python, PHP, and Ruby. $$
May 3 – Portland, Oregon
WebVisions 2007 at the Oregon Convention Center featuring “the rockstars of design, user experience and business strategy” on the web. $$
May 8-12 – Banff, Alberta, Canada
16th Annual International World Wide Web Conference brings together web professionals and developers from around the world, including representatives of the web standards groups and associations. $$$
May 11-12 – Chicago
The SOBCon ’07 is the Take Your Blogging to the Next Level: A Relationship Bloggers’ Conference and Networking Event hosted by Liz Strauss of Successful-Blog and Phil Gerbyshak of Make It Great!, along with a treasure trove of top bloggers ready to share their tips, tools, techniques, and passion for blogging with you. Tickets are limited, and it is expected to fill up soon. $$
May 11-12 – Portland, Oregon
BarCampPortland will feature web technologies, social networking, online gaming, blogging, and more.
June 6 – Mountain View, California
Online Community Camp 2007 online community practitioners developing the web’s social network. $$
June 7 – Tipperary Institute Campus, Ireland
Educamp – Ireland is for educators discussing how web technology and education merge and how they can work together.
July 18-19 – Mountain View, California
Mashup Camp IV covers web tech and open source fun.
July 28 – Worldwide Blogging Event
Blogathon 2007 is an international blog-a-thon where bloggers around the world blog for their favorite charities for 24 hours, posting an original blog post every 30 minutes. For more information see How Does This Work? and the Frequently Asked Questions. This requires a lot of advance planning, which few do, so get planning now. For more tips on blogging in the Blogathon, see How Not to Blog in a Blogathon Blog.
Summer in Seattle
Lockergnome Meeting Gnomedex – information out soon. $
August 23-26 – Jefferson, Wisconsin
BarCampUSA is in the works and scheduled for August 23-26, 2007, four days of programs on technology, software, blogging, social networking, Web 2.0, and whatever else pops up.
September 15 – Galway, Ireland
BarCampIreland4 will cover blogging, web technology, social networking, and probably a famous WordPress Irish dude or two.
If you have a WordPress or blogging-related workshop, conference, meeting, meetup, or event, please post the information on my WordPress Events page.
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