BarCamp Kuwait Two

Description

BarCamp Kuwait Two (21):
Location: Movenpick Al-Bidaa – Slaysell 2 and 3.
Time: April 2, 2011, 14:00 – 20:00, followed by dinner.
Twitter hashtag: #barcampkw
Online stream: http://ustream.tv/channel/barcamp-kuwait
Extra stuff: Yummy cookies and a caricature artist to draw the presenters.
Admission fees: None. The event is free & public!

Topic Focus

Technology & IT in general: Networking, SEO, Programming, Web Design, Hardware, …etc.

Topics

  1. WarDriving Kuwait, by MBH.
  2. Cloud Computing, by Bashar Abdullah.
  3. Python in the Workforce, by Burhan Khalid.
  4. Cookies Vending Machine, by Dherar Al-Rushoud.
  5. WebsiteSpark and BizSpark, by Microsoft.
  6. User Experience Design, by Haider Al-Mosawi.
  7. Kuwait Paper Dump Mobile, by Salem Marafi.
  8. BioBanks and the Importance of Informatics in Kuwait, by Dari Al-Huwail.
  9. Internet at a Glance in Kuwait, by Talal Al-Awadhi.
  10. Entrepreneurship in Silicon Valley, by Tammy Camp.
  11. Open Source in Business, by Bashar Al-Abdulhadi.
  12. Scaling Web Applications, by Ahmad Al-Ibrahim.
  13. Q8Traffic, by Nasser Al-Hilal.
  14. Patient Data Privacy, by Dr. Mohammad.

Note: If you’re a speaker and would like us to put your presentation here, send it over, or send us a link to it if you were hosting it already.

Sponsors

  • Microsoft Kuwait.

Live Feeds and Videos

Pictures

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BarCamp Kuwait Two – Going Live

Tomorrow is the big day, and that’s not an April’s fools lie!

The venue is at Movenpick Al-Bidi3, basement floor, Salysell #2. Use the entrance between the restaurants but park your cars in the restaurant parking lot.

We’ll be streaming the event live on http://ustream.tv/channel/barcamp-kuwait and on Twitter at the hashtag #barcampkw

P.S.: We’ll have Chocolate chip cookies! Come early to omnomnomnomnom :O~~~

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BarCamp Kuwait Two – Venue

Greetings! We have everything setup for April 2nd at Movenpick Al-Bidi3. The sessions will start at 2 PM and will end at 8 PM, followed by a dinner.
Note: There will be refreshments but no lunch.

The following are the key speakers who submitted their topics early:

  • “Python in The Work Place” by Burhan Khalid
  • “Cloud Computing” by Bashar Abdullah
  • “Cookies Vending Machine” by Dherar Z. Al-Rashoud
  • “Kuwait Paper Dump Mobile” by Salem Marafi
  • “Scaling Web Applications” by Ahmad Al-Ibrahim
  • “Kuwait WarDriving” by Majed B.

You’re free to reserve a spot on the schedule/grid on April 2nd & present your topic! Make sure you abide to the rules mentioned here.

If you have not registered (attendee or presenter) yet, do so now!

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BarCamp Kuwait Two – Date Update

Hello everyone!

Since TED will be held in Kuwait (for the first time!) on March 26th, we decided to postpone our event to April 2nd to give people the chance to attend both events (including ourselves).

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BarCamp Kuwait Two – Preparations

Description

We’re looking for people interested in presenting at BarCamp Kuwait. We need at least 5 main presenters to proceed with reserving the venue & other arrangements.

Presentations must stick to the topics defined below. Marketing and advertising your own product is not allowed, but you’re free to share technical information about your product(s), like the difficulties you’ve encountered in making it, scaling your application in case of web applications, evolution of the user interface and how users responded to it, …etc.

Register Now!

* You can register as an attendee only or as a presenter.

Date

UPDATE: We’re planning to hold it on Saturday, April 2nd.

Topic Focus

Technology & IT in general: Networking, SEO, Programming, Web Design, Hardware, …etc.

We prefer to have existing and implemented ideas presented, not concepts, as they give insight to hows & whats of the project rather than fantasizing about it.

Security Auditing (Hacking) and Proof of Concepts are welcome, but affected parties should be notified and invited to the event.

If this is a new exploit, net etiquette dictates that one should notify the affected party (company owning code) about the exploit 3 months prior to releasing the code to the public.

The affected party must know about what the auditor is about to present, and the auditor must not share the PoC code with anyone apart from the affected party.

Helping fix the world, even bits of it, is a noble deed that everyone acknowledges.

Presentation Timing

Presentations should be 15 minutes long maximum then 5 minutes for questions and answers, so 20 minutes in total.

If your topic is really interesting and requires more time, we can stretch it to 20 minutes and 5 minutes for Q and A.

Special Needs

If you have a special need to access the venue or require certain medical assistance to be available just in case (epilepsy, for example), please let us know so we take proper arrangements.

Contact and Registration

Shaymaa (a.k.a AhamShay)
Twitter: @ahamshay
Web: http://www.ahamshay.com

Haider
Twitter: @haideralmosawi
Web: http://www.personalgrowthmap.com

Majed (a.k.a MBH)
Twitter: @mbhbox
Web: http://mbhtech.blogspot.com

If you’d like to present, please contact us! We need a minimum of 5 speakers!
Shaymaa: http://ahamshay.com/contact
Haider: barcampkw [at] gmail.com
Majed:  mbhkewl [at] gmail.com

To register as an attendee or participator, fill in this form.

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BarCamp Kuwait One

Description

BarCamp Kuwait One (20). The first BarCamp event in Kuwait! w00t!
Location: Marina Crescent Hotel – Oyster Hall.
Time: 10/10/10, 14:00 – 20:00, followed by dinner.
Twitter hashtag: #barcampkwt
Admission fees: None. The event is free & public!

Topic Focus

Technology & IT in general: Networking, SEO, Programming, Web Design, Hardware, …etc.

Topics

  1. Kuwait Digital Library for Schools (Concept), by Safia.
  2. Microsoft’s BizSpark Kuwait Campaign, by AhamShay.
  3. Kuwait Barcode Directory, by MBH.
  4. ARP Spoofing, Network Security and Public Network Safety, by Loolykinns.
  5. ArabNet, by Omar.
  6. Apocalypse Survival Guide, by MBH.
  7. Clinical Informatics, by Dhari Al-Huwail.
  8. q8car.com‘s Evolution, by Tariq Sager.
  9. The Kuwaiti Web, by Saud.
  10. The Benefits of Python, by Abdullah Al-Khulaifi.
  11. Cheap Man’s 40-Disk Storage Cluster, by MBH.
  12. Kuwait Paper Dump‘s Idea & Evolution, by Salem Marafi.
  13. Q8yat.net‘s Idea, Evolution & Culture, by Talal Al-Awadhi.
  14. UX Design (User Experience Design), by Haider Al-Mosawi.

Organizers

Shaymaa (a.k.a AhamShay).
Twitter: @ahamshay
Web: http://www.ahamshay.com

Sponsors

Attendees

A list of attendees’ twitter accounts (those who wanted to share it):

Pictures

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