originally written by the100rabh
Barcamp Bangalore 7 is announced to be on 13-14 Sept 2008. Its an event where there are no spectators, only participants.
Barcamps turn around the notion of a formal conference by eliminating the distinction between speakers and delegates. Everyone is a participant, and is equally welcome to propose a discussion, speak up or add to on a topic they are familiar with. Barcamps are organized and evangelized largely through the web by a community driven, collective organizational process using a wiki as a tool. A Barcamp consists of sessions proposed and scheduled each day by attendees, mostly on-site and “on the fly”, typically using white boards or paper taped to the wall. While Barcamps are loosely structured, there are rules. All attendees are encouraged to present, facilitate or contribute to a session. Everyone is also asked to share information and experiences of the event, both live and after the event, via blogging, photo sharing, social bookmarking, wiki-ing, and IRC.
You can register a.k.a. participate using the following options
1. Take a session or discussion – http://barcampbangalore.org/wiki/BCB7_Sessions
2. Suggest a talk you would like to hear. – http://barcampbangalore.org/wiki/BCB7_Talk_Ideas
3. Give a Demo of your product – http://barcampbangalore.org/wiki/BCB7_Demos
4. Volunteer – http://barcampbangalore.org/wiki/BCB7_Volunteers
More on Barcamps at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BarCamp