10/14/2014 (press release: Technova) // Brenda Young
BarCamp Tampa Bay is ready for its usual cutting edge topic presentations on Saturday, October 18, 2014. BarCamp is for hands-on practitioners and product developers using a wide range of tools and techniques. As in past years, presentations are expected to cover such topics as User Experience Design, WordPress, wearable technology, robotics, 3D printing, gamification, .Net, SQL, PHP, Python, and other coding languages and many other technology topics.
BarCamp speakers can also be expected to cover broader business and technical issues such as Infosec (security), how to hire a developer, website throwdowns, startup lessons learned, venture and angel funding mistakes, business coaching and other related topics. There will also be rooms hosted by Tampa Hackerspace and the Tampa Bay Inventors Council. Additionally, several teams of FIRST Robotics students will be demonstrating their robots and perhaps some quadcopters will come out to play as well.
BarCamp also announced new sponsors LinkedIn Focus and Ironyard who join the group of sponsors announced earlier. In addition, Microsoft, Google and Code School have donated prizes to be raffled off at the event.
BarCamp Tampa Bay 2014 is a Technova Florida, Inc. event and is presented at no charge to attendees. The event will take place on the main campus of the University of South Florida Muma College of Business in Tampa. To register or, for more information please refer to the BarCamp website at www.barcamptampa.org. Additional information can be found on Twitter at www.twitter.com/barcamptampa
About BarCamp Tampa Bay: Starting in October of 2008, BarCamp Tampa Bay has been held annually with attendance growing from 120 to over 900 people from as far away as Orlando, Sarasota, Miami and Jacksonville; as well as from across the country and Canada. Bringing together the best, brightest and most interesting of Tampa Bay’s technology and new media professionals, BarCamp Tampa Bay showcases the talents and unique projects being developed in and around the Tampa area.
About Technova Florida, Inc.: Technova Florida, Inc. is a 501c3 non-profit organization based in Tampa, Florida. We are dedicated to growing the local tech community by operating at the grass roots level, helping people to learn, share and make real connections. We believe that to build a strong technology ecosystem people must be educated on new and emerging technology, develop new products, start new businesses and become resources for one another. Technova produces events to aide in achieving this mission such as BarCamp Tampa Bay, Ignite! Tampa Bay, and “Day of” technology workshops, web and technology meetups, in addition to sponsoring and supporting other endeavors that share its vision.
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