Unconference 2011

Date: 8th October 2011.
Time: 9:30am - 5:00pm (followed by evening social)
Location: Manchester Conference Centre (5 minutes walk from Manchester Piccadilly railway and Metrolink station, 15 minutes walk from Manchester Oxford Road railway station).

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Accommodation is available for anyone who wishes to stay overnight.

Refreshments: Tea and coffee will be available throughout the day, lunch options are also available.

If you are around the night before, some delegates will be going for Currybeer

What is Unconference 2011?

This is our second unconference, and is being held in collaboration with local FLOSS groups. You can find out about our previous unconference at: unconference2010.flossuk.org

What is an Unconference?

An unconference is a conference where what happens is organised by the delegates on the day. The event organisers have to arrange something, the main one being a venue, but the rest is down to the delegates. So all the hassle of talk submissions, review and scheduling is taken away.

Typically:

The unconference starts…

Experience shows that the unconference format results in high quality sessions focussed on what delegates want.

How much will it cost me?

There is no charge to attend but donations (on the door) will be accepted to help fund the event. Everyone should be able to afford to come, and as it is a one-day event you will not need to incur accommodation costs, though several hotels are available for anyone who wishes to stay over.

Why attend?

There are lots of reasons to attend the FLOSS UK Unconference 2011, including:

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