Someone asked me to post this here - so that he can give it a try!
I've posted the details in a QA format including some of my slides from my CiviCON Lightning Talk on CiviCRM's StackExchange site:
Give it try!
With around 75 people in attendance, boasting a variety of end users, developers and implementers representing countries such as Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the UK and various states from across the US, CiviCon Colorado 2016 was the place to be!
Fort Collins, Colorado made for a wonderful backdrop to greet this crowd for workshops, the conference, and the coding sprint that followed. Attendees enjoyed informal gatherings as well as a more formal reception al fresco to enjoy a beautiful Colorado evening with scenic mountain views.
As always, there were 2-day training sessions offered during the days leading up to the conference. From the CiviCRM Core Team, Josh, Tim and Coleman were in attendance to take part in this year's conference. During lunch on Thursday, we had the pleasure to welcome Adrienne Mansanares, Vice President and COO of the Colorado Nonprofit Association as our keynote speaker. Her organization...Read more
There is still time to register for the 2016 CiviCon! Visit www.colorado2016.civicrm.org for a complete list of sessions, the schedule, and FAQ's about the event.
All events will take place on the Colorado State University campus in Ft. Collins, CO. Just over an hour shuttle ride from the Denver Airport and with panoramic views of the Rocky Mountains, Ft. Collins is an active, pedestrian-friendly city that has become one of the top craft brewing meccas in country.
CiviCon brings together prospective and current end-users, administrators and developers of CiviCRM for content-rich discussions, lectures, and networking. CiviCON is broken into 3 sections: two days of intensive training for users, administrators, and developers, two days of informative and interactive sessions, and a five day sprint for developers to collaborate and improve CiviCRM. This year CiviCON will host a new community dialogue track, inviting...Read more
The CiviCon Colorado session schedule is all set. There are exciting sessions scheduled on various topics in product tracks at the beginner & advanced level as well as a track dedicated to the CiviCRM community. There will also be a Lightning Talk session and a Consultant's Cafe where attendees can ask questions to experts about specific topics.
Here are a few sessions to look forward to:
- CiviCRM Everywhere: Leveraging a full coverage API for seamless CMS Integration
- Best Practices for Managing Special Events
The past several weeks we've been running a promotion for one complimentary registration to CiviCon 2016. Thank you to everyone who signed up and shared our posts!
Using a random number generator, we selected lucky number seven from our list of entries, and the winner is Jeremy Kasman of the Federation of Jewish Men's Clubs, Inc. Congratulations to Jeremy!
Bonus: For all who registered, keep an eye on your inbox - there's a little something special headed your way.
CiviCRM continues to make incremental improvements across various aspects of the project in order to both foster growth and stability in the product, as well as deepen community engagement and progress towards financial sustainability. With respect to events, we rolled out some basic guidelines intended to help standardize CiviCRM events. We’ve tried to keep these flexible while at the same time consistent with the Core Team’s overall objectives of ecosystem growth and financial stability.
CiviCRM events are intended to strike a...Read more
CiviCon 2016 Colorado Ticket Giveaway
Skvare is Gold Sponsor of the CiviCon 2016 in Fort Collins, CO and we are giving away one complimentary registration to the conference on June 2-3, 2016 ($229 value). Sprint and training days, lodging, food and transportation not included.
We are really excited about CiviCon happening on June 2nd and 3rd 2016 at the Colorado State University. It is a great opportunity to attend a world-class conference where you will meet and learn from the people in the CiviCRM community and other CiviCRM users.
Attending CiviCon is an excellent way to learn more about - and contribute to - CiviCRM, and meet our growing community. It is an equally enriching experience whether you are simply evaluating CiviCRM, a new user, and implementor, a consultant or developer. Come join us to learn, enrich your knowledge and stay informed about the latest and greatest.
And this year, we're going to pamper...Read more
The sessions committee is working on developing the program for CiviCon Colorado 2016 and are receiving session topics through Friday March 18. The approach to the session tracks will be different than in previous years.
The sessions will be divided into two categories. One track will be focused on the CiviCRM product and will be divided into two segments: Beginner/User & Advanced/Implementer. The other track will be focused on the CiviCRM community.
The Product Track will be on focused, concise topics related to the use, administration and implementation of CiviCRM and related CMS.
The Community Track will heavily involve members, partners and core team members leading and participating in discussions such as Moving the Community Forward, Bringing Together and Growing the Community, Funding, Marketing, What Do We...