It is an unstructured conference where mentors will run workshops along with the participants. We will determine the workshops at the first start of the day, all participants will be asked, 'what do you want to learn'?? Once we put a list together, we will assign mentors to the different topics and run with it!
What about newbies?
Laura Gordon will lead a 2 hour Intro to Joomla 'class', and go over the basics of Joomla with the group that needs it. During each session we will be able to help out the 'newbies' with patience and learning! We highly recommend that if you are a newbie, to purchase the book from Steve Burge, joomlaExplained...a great resource to have on your desk!
What do I bring?
A laptop or tablet would be helpful so you can work along with the mentors for each of the workshops. If you have a specific site you are working on, it is helpful if you know how to login. We will have notepads and pens for you to jot down helpful hints!
Can we 'troubleshoot site issues'?
Possibly, the goal is to work with everyone in small groups, so 1 on 1 consulting is difficult to do at this type of event. But, you will get the names of our mentors, and can contact them after the event, and discuss their rates, etc.
We will have a lightening round at the end of the day. what is it? Questions can be asked of the mentors, and the mentors will have a maximum of 2 minutes to answer the question. This happens quickly, but sometimes many small questions get answered, and answered well!
After JoomlaDayNYC 2009, most of the participants wanted more. More workshops, more hands on and more networking, so the concept of JoomlaCamp was born.
JoomlaCamp is more of an ‘unconference conference’. We typically have 1 or 2 ‘scheduled’ sessions, but everything else is freeform.
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