Saturday, December 15, 2007

Barcamp Ahmedabad 2008

Ahmedabad is going to witness 1st ever Barcamp.

"BarCamp is an international network of user generated conferences — open, participatory workshop-events, whose content is provided by participants" : Wikipedia.

Barcamp Ahmedabad is not for profit IT-Technology Event / Un-Conference to be organisd on 19/20 Jan. 2008 at Campus , IIM Ahmedabad .

Following are the topics that are likely to be talked about at Barcamp Ahmedabad.

Technical Stuff
· Ajax - Web 2.0 - Rich User Interface
. Javascript Kits like Prototype, Dojo, Scriptaculous, JQuery etc
· XML, SOA & Webservices
· Agile Development
· Services on the Web and Web Services,
· I internationalization/Localization
· Mobile Computing / Mobile Technology / Handheld Device - PDA/UMPC etc
· Telecom Technology (Speech Technologies, Asterisk, VoiceXml, CCXML, SCXML, Skype, VoIP)
· Social Networking
· Future of Web / Web 3.0/ Semantic Web/ Second Life
· Google APIs, Google Checkout, Google Gears,
· Flickr API/ Facebook API
. SQLite, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, SQL Server
. PHP, Perl, Python, Ruby / Ruby On Rails(ROR)
. Joomla, Drupal, Zencart, Oscommerce, phpBB or various other packages
. Amazon webservices and scalable storage solutions in general

Non-technical Stuff
. Is there a space in india for companies which act as private equity firm which facilitates mergers and acquistions at SME level consumating deals in the range of 5-50 crores .
· How to Avoid Nightmare/Conflict and Confusion. Good and Bad Practices in Software Industry ?
· Tell your Real-Experience on software Project Management!
· Driving project on Budget and on Time?
· Project/IT/Software Management in general
· Starting a Startup ?
· VC funding?
· How to build an ecosystem?
· Bootstrapping experiences?
· Experience of failed entreprenuers.
· Something about maintaining your balance while progressing on a startup?
. Social net works?
. Product Design and development strategies for a start-up
. Social Entrepreneurship!?
. Networking and Founding team building
. Building product companies

Join the Google Group for the Event Barcamp Ahmedabad.

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At 20 December, 2007 21:14 , Blogger Abhishek Shah said...

yeah man cya there, should be rocking ;-)


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