Submitted by Dale on February 6, 2007 - 11:15am
A Free/Open Source Software (FOSS) conference for Geospatial folks being held in Victoria this September. From their website, www.foss4g2007.org:
Submitted by Dale on December 21, 2006 - 12:41am
Northern Voice is one of the few local technology conferences not focused on technology. It's less about the technical fiddly bits of the technology and more about the social stuff enabled by the technology. Anyone that knows me knows I love the technology fiddly bits, but fiddly bits are pretty sterile unless they're doing something. Northern Voice is about the doing something part!
More importantly, Northern Voice has a great energy. Not only have there been good presentations but the majority of the people attending are passionate about what they're doing, creating a nice, positive vibe. And the diversity of people makes for a terrific melting pot. I loved seeing all of the different purposes, methods, ideologies and techniques. My idea hamster got a dose of adrenaline.
I've liked Northern Voice so much I decided to volunteer. I expected to do some general dogsbody type work but found myself somewhat more involved: Dale McGladdery joins the Northern Voice team as webmaster. And I'm having fun.
Submitted by Dale on December 18, 2006 - 4:47pm
February 2007 is a busy month. There are three Vancouver conferences, each focused on a different aspect of web technology. Two of them are very affordable, one is non-technical.
Web Directions North
February 7 - 9, 2007
Before Dec 31: Conference: $895, Optional Feb 8 Workshop: $395 ($495 without conference)
Vancouver PHP Association Conference 2007
February 12 - 13, 2007
$100 before Dec 31st./ $150 regular
Northern Voice 2007
February 23 - 24, 2007
$30 for 1 day/$50 for both days