CiviCon is Coming this April

2010-02-24 21:49
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CiviCon - the first ever 'global' CiviCRM conference - is coming to San Francisco on April 22nd. We're getting really excited about the fantastic array of speakers and sessions already on the agenda ....
  • Nathan Yergler, Creative Commons CTO will be kicking off the day, sharing his thoughts about the importance of open source software like CiviCRM to the success of non-profits and grass roots organizations, why Civi is important to Creative Common's mission, and what the horizon looks like.
  • Cedric Brown, Director of the Mitch Kapor Foundation, along with Mitch Kapor (via video link) will be closing the day with their thoughts on the benefit propositions of open source software.
  • In between, there will be a lots of great user AND developer oriented sessions including:
    • Brainstorming a mobile strategy for CiviCRM
    • Learn how WikiMedia Foundation uses CiviCRM as their 'fundraiser backend'. They raised more than $7.5 million in online donations during their most recent campaign.
    • Showcase of CiviCRM use for sustainability organizations
    • CiviCRM Ignite Session - 10 different 5 minute presentations from folks with passion and ideas and stuff to share about CiviCRM
    • CiviCase in Action - Folks from Physician Health Program of BC have been using CiviCase for more than a year. They'll demo and discuss their implementation and answer your questions.
As our friend Wes Morgan said - "if you're reading this, you need to be there!" Space is limited for this event - so REGISTER NOW to make sure you don't get shut out. ... and if you have ideas for a session, post them here ASAP. We'll be finalizing the schedule in the next few weeks.
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