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14 Oct

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A new team for UIKonf!

October 14, 2014 | By |

A few weeks ago, my UIKonf partners Chris, Matt & I decided that we wouldn’t have the bandwidth to run & grow the event in 2015. I’m super happy that our blog post about our plans found the exact right response – a new team stepped forward to take over from us. We couldn’t be happier as this team is excellent, knows the event series inside out and just, well, gets it. We’ll all stay around to help out of course as we wouldn’t want to just drop out of the whole thing. It’s too good and too much fun to abandon the event, we just can’t be the leads.

Engin, Maxim & Sabine, you rock! This is going to be great!

More updates as soon, straight from the new team, at uikonf.com

02 Oct

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ThingsCon 2015: new website!

October 2, 2014 | By |

ThingsCon 2015 website

 

We just relaunched the ThingsCon website to kick off preparations for ThingsCon 2015. Emanuel has once more done a gorgeous job with the design. As of now, the site will be the best way to stay up to date. Early Bird ticket sales are starting, content proposals can be submitted and there’s information for potential sponsors as well.

 

ThingsCon is Europe’s leading conference about the future of hardware, connected devices and the Internet of Things. Berlin, 8/9 May 2015. Learn more at thingscon.com and on Twitter @thingscon.

19 Sep

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Is there going to be a UIKonf 2015?

September 19, 2014 | By |

portfolio_uikonfBig news regarding UIKonf: We’re looking for a team or company to take it over from us. Crossposting this from the UIKonf blog:

It’s hard to believe that UIKonf happened just a few months ago. Thinking back to it, we’re still thrilled.
However, the summer break is over now and it’s time to look ahead. When we started talking about plans for next year one thing became increasingly obvious: Each of us will have plenty on their plates. So much so, that we don’t think we will find the time to run another full-blown UIKonf in 2015. In order to make it live up to our standards, we all would need to invest more time than we have during the next nine or ten months. Read More

16 Jul

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Just launched: TICOH, The Indie Conference Organizer Handbook

July 16, 2014 | By |

Cover: The Indie Conference Organizer Handbook

 

Max Kr├╝ger and I teamed up to write a handbook for indie conference organizers. In fact, that’s the name of the book: The Indie Conference Organizer Handbook – A practical guide to running your very own indie conference.

 

It’s available for free under a Creative Commons (by-nc-sa) license as a PDF (TICOH, 5.2MB PDF), and in a more e-reader friendly format for a small fee (aka The Support Us Financially Version) in the Kindle store.

 

The book clocks in at some 13.450 words or 43 pages.

 

All details over on the book page.