CityCampKC 2014 is Saturday, May 31st at the Kauffman Foundation. The event runs from 9 to 5, with a social breakfast at 8am and cocktails afterwards from 5 to 7. Attendance is limited and last year's sold out, so reserve your space now.
KC's annual civic unconference. Civic-minded folks gather for a day of discussing, imagining and building.
You are the change you've been waiting for. Come hack your Kansas City. Help create the city you want to live in. The focus this year is on startups & the city.
Unconferences are what you love about regular conferences, except YOU help create the content! Unconferences invite participants to share their perspectives, and attendees help determine the agenda the day of the event. Doing it this way strengthens community bonds and allows spontaneous ideas to bubble up. But in the end, it's just way more entertaining than a regular conference. Think of it as a fUNCONFERENCE!
Nope! Most folks will show up to be inspired by other talks and to meet fellow civic-minded folks. You are invited, though not required, to share your perspective by doing a talk or facilitating a discussion.
CityCampKC is open to anyone and all are encouraged to participate. All are welcome and encouraged to attend from throughout the entire metro area. That said, a few usual suspects tend to show up:
The cost is just $30 which, in addition to lifelong memories, gets you:
There are multiple formats throughout the day:
How can startups and the cities they call home help each other prosper? What is the startup-led economy? Explore these topics and more at this year's CityCampKC, appropriately hosted at Kauffman Foundation – The Center For Entrpreneurship.
Entrepreneurs rebooting your town
Makers / Hackers / Doers
Local civic coders & designers
Talk data to me
Fostering a tech-enabled economy
Broadband is the new water
Helping local gov, building local economy
Win friends and influence policy
Startups LOVE old buildings!