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RoCoCo Montréal 2007

  • 17th May, 2007 at 6:11 AM

Evan Prodromou
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Tomorrow is the beginning of RoCoCo Montréal 2007, a three-day unconference held right here in Montréal. It starts at 9:30 on Friday at the SAT and runs until Sunday evening. It's for all who are interested in wikis, weblogs, and creators interested in collaborating in on-line spaces.

RoCoCo is organized with OpenSpace Technology, where we collectively decide on an agenda where everybody has a chance to speak. There's no artificial divide between speakers and audience, so you can lead your own session if you have something to say. Think of RoCoCo as a real-life wiki, where anybody can contribute.

A detailed explaination of what RoCoCo is about can be found on this invitation. I'm inviting you because I'm flying out on Saturday and can't make the whole conference, but I really hope you come.

There will be discussions on:

  • What projects people are doing around the world
  • Development of collaborative tools like wikis, free wifi networks, content management systems, etc.
  • Techniques for building collaborative communities
  • Best practises for inspiring self-managment and self-policing
  • Starting up new projects
  • Plans for future collaborations

So how can you attend? I thought you'd never ask!

RoCoCo Montréal 2007
Friday, 18 May 2007 at 9:30
     until Sunday, 20 May 2007 at 18:00
Societé des arts technologiques
     1195 boul. St-Laurent
Free admission

( Sign up | Upcoming | Google Maps )

See you there!


( 8 comments — Leave a comment )
17th May, 2007 11:08 (UTC)
I probably can't attend due to a conflict of schedules. Too bad, as it sounds like it will be interesting.
17th May, 2007 13:44 (UTC)
If i don't think i have anything useful to contribute, can i still come? :)
17th May, 2007 14:03 (UTC)
17th May, 2007 20:51 (UTC)
17th May, 2007 20:53 (UTC)
That's terribly surreal.
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18th May, 2007 10:38 (UTC)
I don't know how far they've gotten in allowing people to participate remotely, but you could see if you can take part that way.
29th May, 2007 10:36 (UTC)
Completely off topic.
Since you were recently working on Ubuntu, you must have been exposed to Bazaar. I'm trying to figure out what its strong and weak point are as a source control system. What did you think of it?
30th May, 2007 22:45 (UTC)
Re: Completely off topic.
I think it has lost this round in the source control wars.
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