Yes that’s right, the grassroots podcasting conference created by podcasters for everyone will be here at UNC on January 7, 2006. Here is the press release I wrote for it. PLEASE SPREAD THE WORD. You can snag this logo too if you like.
PodcasterCon 2006 is a free one day conference open to all participants to discuss and learn about podcasting. Itâ€™s being held from 11am to 4pm, Saturday, January 7, 2006 in 116 Murphey Hall at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill. Its primary focus is on learning. The not for profit event is being organized by a group of volunteers from around the world.
The event will not have traditional speakers, commercial product pitches, or bags full of conference swag. The event will be conducted in an Open Source conference style. This primarily involves creating the specific discussion topics the day of by the people who attend. To learn more about this style of event please see the following URL. http://www.podcastercon.org/blog/?p=26 There will be a pre-organized session on podcasting basics.
Registration will begin soon. Please check the PodcasterCon 2006 website www.podcastercon.org for details.
Call for Volunteers
We need volunteers before and during the event. We need help setting up signs to the event, helping participants find their way to Murphey Hall, help putting up flyers in the Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill area, basic tech support, help blogging and recording the event, etc.