Told some friends of mine I would put this out there:
THATCamp Philly is being held on September 23 to 24, 2011 in downtown Philadelphia (exact location to be determined). Apply now to participate in this “unconference” where YOU get to determine what is on the agenda. This intensive, innovative, participatory one or two-day event will include one day of technical workshops (Friday, September 23) and one day of interactive sessions (Saturday, September 24). The goals of this event include enriching essential, emerging cultures of collaboration and technology in the fields of arts, education, technology, museums, libraries and archives.
There are limited spaces-Apply now at
http://philly2011.thatcamp.org/registration/ if you:
-are interested in the digital humanities;
-wish to convene and cross-pollinate ideas and people in the greater Philadelphia region to develop strategies for improving access to and understanding of the humanities;
-wish to learn technical skills that use cutting-edge web-based solutions to expand the reach and increase the efficiency of humanities work;
-wish to build a collegial community where we can rely on our colleagues’ help, critiques, resources, ideas, and support;
-are techie and think that you can contribute to cultural institutions’ digital efforts;
-are NOT techie but wish that you were;
-are a student, scholar, or academic;
-are broke: THATCamp Philly is committed to providing low-cost or no-fee access in order to encourage participation by those who often cannot afford to attend conferences!
For more information, go to http://philly2011.thatcamp.org
THATCamp (The Humanities And Technology Camp) was started at the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George Mason University in 2008. Over 40 THATCamps have since been held internationally since that time.