01 October, 2018
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We are looking forward to the next CiviCamp in the UK! With only a few days to go we thought you might be interested to hear which sessions we’ve got lined up. If you’ve not booked on, there are still a few places so please get in soon.

We’ve been busy in the background confirming sessions and making sure everything is in place for a great day. For those planning travel or needing information about the venue, you can check out the information here:


The day starts at 9:30 for registrations and then we start the first workshop at 10am, finishing the day at 5pm.

We’ve got a varied list of sessions that should appeal to all, whether you’re just getting started or a seasoned veteran.

For those who are new to CiviCRM, there is a...

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27 September, 2018
By Detlev
Filed under CiviCamp

CiviCRM-Anwender, -Implementierer und -Interessierte zusammenbringen: Das ist das Ziel der CiviCamps, die von der CiviCRM-Community auf der ganzen Welt veranstaltet werden.

Nachdem es im letzten Jahr ein CiviCamp im Köln gab, hat diesmal Software für Engagierte e.V. die Initiative übernommen: Weil es in Halle und Leipzig besonders viele CiviCRM-Anwender gibt, organisieren wir das nächste CiviCamp hier. Besonders charmant dabei: Das Peißnitzhaus e.V., in dem das CiviCamp stattfindet, arbeitet selbst mit CiviCRM!

Was ist ein „CiviCamp“?

Das „CiviCamp“ ist eine ganztägige Konferenz mit zwei parallelen Vortragsreihen: Eine Reihe mit Vorträgen für Leute, die sich für CiviCRM interessieren oder es auch bereits selber verwenden. Und eine andere Reihe für Leute, die schon viel über CiviCRM wissen, und jetzt noch mehr lernen möchten. – über die neuesten Entwicklungen und Extensions, und raffinierte Lösungsansätze für alltägliche...

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17 September, 2018
By guyiac
Filed under CiviCamp, Training

CiviCamp Hartford 2018 is coming this coming Monday, 9/24, and for only $30 will feature:

  • an amazing 15 sessions
  • lightening talks
  • a community bar (to get help with your CiviCRM issues)
  • a keynote address by Project Manager Joshua Gowans
  • lunch
  • two coffee breaks
  • an on-site end-of-day reception with a complimentary drink ticket.

The iconic Connecticut Science Center is easy to get to by plane, train, or automobile, and parking is available as well ($11 in advance, $17 the day of). There are plenty of affordable nearby hotels available as well for those who need to roll in the night before. Check out our...

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09 July, 2018
Filed under CiviCamp, Training

As part of the UK CiviCamp event in October, we are also offering two-day Administrator Training and two-day Residential Developer Training on CiviCRM.

  • Administrator Training: October 3rd and 4th, 9am to 5pm
  • Developer Training: October 8th and 9th, 9am to 5pm

The Administrator Training is for users who want to upskill and have more control over their CiviCRM database, to better understand the components and how to customise the site. It’s also useful for organisations who are about to implement CiviCRM in their workplace and want to get a head start, and for developers who want a better understanding of the user experience.

Over the two days, you will cover the functionality of each of the CiviCRM components and set-up, as well as the potential customisations available. There are lots of practical and hands-on exercises to help increase your confidence, so...

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04 June, 2018
By neil
Filed under CiviCamp

A tapestry of attendee comments…

  • Great community.  Geared for all types of users including reviewers.   A unique chance to connect with other CiviCRM users. A chance to learn about all the amazing ways people are employing Civi in the wild.  Useful to meet others in the CiviCRM world, find ways to get support and learn about stuff you didn't know about previously.  
  • Great Networking with users and professionals.  Hands down, would strongly recommend the expertise of presenters and quality content of sessions.  The extensions talk by Jon Goldberg was worth the trip from LA. It was very valuable to hear Tim Otten's sharing about future directions.  
  • Lots of gratitude to the organizers for their collaborative processes, consistent communications and can-do mindset.  Also for attracting knowledgeable expert presenters, attendees, CiviCRM core team representation and outstanding local sponsors.  Great location.  
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08 May, 2018
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Cividesk was very pleased to be part of CiviCamp Bay Area 2018 that took place on May 3rd at Preservation Park in Oakland, CA. It had been nearly 2 years since a CiviCRM event took place near San Francisco, the birthplace of our favorite Constituents Relationship Management (CRM) solution.

The event gathered 60+ people for a full day of presentations and workshops focusing on the CiviCRM ecosystem. Attendees, some flying in all the way from East Coast, were able to follow a wide range of topics presented by long time CiviCRM contributors, experts and partners.

Overall, 15 presenters shared their knowledge and experience in more than 10 different sessions to a multifaceted ...

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20 March, 2018
By noah

We are excited to announce that registration is open for CiviCamp SF Bay Area 2018 — the first-ever low-cost daylong meetup in our region specifically designed for current CiviCRM users and non-users who want to explore CiviCRM.

The date is Thursday, May 3, and the venue is beautiful Preservation Park in Oakland. Sessions may include topics like organizing and reporting on your contacts, integrating your CRM seamlessly with your website, using CiviCRM for event registration and management, CiviCRM extensions, and more.

We encourage you to come whether you're just starting to think about using CiviCRM at your organization or you're a seasoned Civi wizard who wants to connect with other users and experts. We will be tailoring the day to your needs, so register now and...

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19 February, 2018


This year we will have two CiviCamps in the UK to choose from!

  • May 15th in London

  • October 5th in Manchester

CiviCamps are one day events covering everything related to CiviCRM. They are a great opportunity to learn about CiviCRM and what it can do for your organization, meet other CiviCRM users, partners and Core Team members and gather their feedback, learn advanced strategies for managing your online database, ask any questions you might have, share tips and build connections! This is the opportunity to meet the CiviCRM community and share experiences and knowledge with other organizations using CiviCRM!

In addition, we will have a Sprint for those who are interested in contributing further, and a choice of Administrator and Developer Training for those who want to expand their knowledge:

  • UK Sprint: October 6th to 12th

  • Administrator Training: 3rd and 4th October

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07 February, 2018
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CiviCRM is back in Denver for a Mile-High CiviCamp brought to you by CiviCRM partner, Cividesk.
This casual, locally organized one-day event is intended for evaluating, new and current users of CiviCRM.
Attend the morning sessions to learn about what CiviCRM can do for your organization, take part in the afternoon sessions to hone your CiviCRM skills or attend the "Ask an Expert" session for answers to all your questions. 
When: Thursday, March 15 from 9:00am to 4:30pm
Where: Mile High United Way, 711 Park Avenue West, Denver, CO 80205
The event is organized into two audience-oriented tracks...
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07 February, 2018
Filed under CiviCamp, Community, Sprints

Just arrived back home after spending a few days with the CiviCRM community in Brussels. And as always I really enjoyed myself and returned inspired and full of inspiration.

I started last Sunday, 4 feb 2018 at FOSDEM (https://fosdem.org/2018/). What an experience, I have never seen so many geeks in one spot! It was great to dive in, look at all the stands And I had a nice chat at the CiviCRM stand. Good that we (as in the CiviCRM community) had a stand there and we all took turns. Thanks Tim, Mathieu, Jaap, Klaas, Michael, Alain, Rose, Fabian, Björn and Phil. Quite enjoyed the dinner afterwards too :-)

Monday 5 feb 2018 was the first CiviCamp Brussels. A crowd of about 80, great location at Muntpunt and interesting sessions and roundtables. Quite a few showcases of users sharing...

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