George Square, 11 Crichton Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH8 9LE

BarCamp is an ad-hoc gathering born from the desire for people to share and learn in an open environment. It is an intense event with discussions, demos, and interaction from attendees. Participants drive the event. Its free & open to all.

BarCamp Scotland will be held on Saturday the 2nd of February 2008 from 10.00 to 21.00 GMT in the Concourse of the Appleton Tower at the School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh in Edinburgh, Scotland.

The night before on Friday, the 1st of February, BarCampScotland will be launch with a cocktail party and presentations on "Digital Arts, Sound Design and Media" in the Alison House in the School of Architecture at the University of Edinburgh in Edinburgh, Scotland. BarCamp Scotland will start at 18.00 on Friday and end at 21.00.

Friday night will be "Digital Arts and Media"; Saturday's theme will be "Web 2.0, Social Networking (Facebook especially), The Intersection of Arts and Informatics, The Intersection of Cleantech and Information Technology, Mobile applications, Open Innnovation, Software as a Service, Consumer robotics applications, Educational Software, eLearning, Web 3.0 and Virtual Worlds and Environments".

Partly sponsored by the European Union through ERDF funding

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Added by nao18 on January 17, 2008