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TechCamp Memphis is next Satuarday, May 12

What is TechCamp?

TechCamp Memphis the bi-annual Memphis tech, social & online marketing conference. Spring ’12 TechCamp will be held May 12, 2012 in the Bornblum Library at Southwest Tennessee Community College (Macon Campus). Doors open at 7:30 am, with the conference running 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

The Spring ’12 TechCamp has 3 tracks: Developers, Content Creators & Curators, and Online Marketing. Session topics can be found HERE. Click on titles for descriptions of sessions.

How do I register?

Registration is through Eventbrite there may still be a few discount tokens available. Use “joe” for the coupon/discount code, while it lasts.  You can also register at the door.

I will be presenting

Not that it’s any huge deal, but I will be participating on a panel with Liz Jostes and Beth Sanders on Social Media Strategy.  I will also be prepared to do a short Introduction to Google Plus.  You may have noticed that I am advocating (maybe even evangelizing) Google Plus.  I figure when prominent social media folks like Brogan, Scoble and Kawasaki are strong proponents, Google + deserves a closer look.


I have been to a lot of  “camps”, and I can guarantee you 2 things: 1) You will learn things that will improve your business, your knowledge, or just make you a better person; and 2) You will benefit from NETWORKING with everyone who interests you.  There are no elitists at TechCamp, so feel free to approach anyone, discuss your ideas,  and get to know them better.

See you there!

Mark your calendar now for TechCamp Memphis

 Tech Camp Memphis happens Saturday May 12, 8:30AM-4:30PM.

tech camp memphisThis is not your marshmallows around the campfire kind of camp, but more along the lines of  of BarCamp, an open-format, UN-conference, driven by volunteers.  TechCamp Memphis will have a little more structure with 3  pre-defined tracks running simultaneously.  There will be something for Memphis techies across the spectrum, from newbies to developers.

The Tracks

Developers – for the true geeks, topics could include  sessions like: Data encryption, Developing against SQL injection and other hacks, Mobile payment development, jQuery primer, .Net, PHP, Native mobile apps, etc.

Content Creators, Curators, and Consumers – Bloggers, podcasters, musicians, film makers, photographers – those who create and those who sift through the infinite amount of content on the web and try to make sense of it all.

Small Business Builders – Online marketing across a wide spectrum of skill and experience levels, including the most popular social media platforms; geared to small business do-it-yourselfers,  those managing online engagement for others, and  individuals wanting to learn more about social media and online marketing. Continue reading

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