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How to organize a barcamp by Mind Map: How to organize
a barcamp
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How to organize a barcamp

Organizer Team

smaller is more effective

don't overstress consensus

Product vision

Venue

Venue only for the camp

see it before, book it in advance

Best barcamps are in a closed venue

Date

Open Space Facilitator

Learn more on Open Space Technology

The Open Space Technology Website

The Tao of Holding Space

Infrastructure

Internet connection at the venue (WiFi)

Map location at/of the venue

Material for facilitation

Pens

Flipcharts

Masking Tape

Post-Its

Marketing/Enchantement

Website

Twitter account + participant list

define & communicate a standard hashtag

Advertising

T-Shirts

Organization

Registration

Exceptions are work intense

Available Services, Amiando, Eventbride

Organizing team (don't has to be big)

Setup a regular organizer Google Hangout /Skype Conference

We used Google+ has our discussion plattform

We used Trello for the Task Management

(Sponsors)

Billing: How do the bills flow?

Do you want to handle the money flow?, Tax issues

Could be organized, that participants and sponsors are sending money to the venue

Spirit & Quality

Don’t over organize, just let it happen

Position Papers in advance are a good to get reservations from serious people

A higher price enforces commitment

barcamps (normally) are free of charge

Food & Beverages should be available on all days during the whole day

Participants

How many people?

People from abroad?

Language?

sustainability

Publication?

such as "Best Minds Meet" http://t.co/LGJSAKw

Video documentation?

Branding?

Visual Recording