From BarCampGR


See BarCampGrandRapids5Food.


  • Dave - get a hold of Ambrose about a rush tshirt order we're getting them
  • Dave - ask Calvin about:
    • signage
    • road repaving
    • use of flat tvs on wall
    • extra tables
    • getting back in on friday night
  • Kyle - share previous pizza order details
  • Kyle - place GFS order
    • Ben - Pick up GFS order. Are there 2 of these, one on Friday and one Saturday morning, or just one on Saturday? --Brousch 12:52, 13 August 2010 (UTC)
  • Casey - print namebadges
    • Call or email me when you do this. I am free every night that week. I also have Monday off of work, but am watching the boy.
  • Casey - place subway & biggby orders
    • Do these get delivered or do we have to pick up? --Brousch 12:52, 13 August 2010 (UTC)
  • Kyle - Place pizza order ahead of time
  • Kyle - Collect logos from sponsors
  • Kyle - Print 11x17 signs with sponsor logos
  • Kyle - Print a few generic barcamp signs
    • Done and distributed a few already. How many do we need? --Michael Mol 01:01, 13 August 2010 (UTC)
    • Maybe 5, for use at registration table and outside doors DaveBrondsema 03:18, 13 August 2010 (UTC)
  • Kyle - Print a 6 lettered/numbered barcamp signs for rooms
    • I think we need a fun theme for these --Brousch 12:52, 13 August 2010 (UTC)
    • Just going to print off generic signs. Ya'll can get creative at camp. --Kyle Adams 20:16, 16 August 2010 (UTC)
  • Kyle - get supplies for schedule board and other news
  • Casey - Email registrants who offered to help, about getting there Friday mid/late afternoon to help, esp. running registration (Adam Erickson did it last year)
  • Dave - Send email the day before:
    • (need to add latest registrants to mailing list)
    • what to expect (giving presentations)
    • new website?
    • possible access to shower
    • driving directions?
      • must enter from East Paris via Gainey Street (Google Maps shows it as "East Campus Drive") due to repaving work
      • bus from Holland (Elevator Up / Aaron Schaap)
    • instructions
    • bring a Mac VGA adapters, a few routers
    • Mention availability of document cameras so more people will be encouraged to do mobile presentations --Brousch 12:52, 13 August 2010 (UTC)
    • Mention which twitter tag participants should use/follow during the unconference --Brousch 12:52, 13 August 2010 (UTC)
    • Someplace people can state where they are posting pictures so we can find them easier later? --Brousch 12:52, 13 August 2010 (UTC)
  • Make a sponsor reference sheet so we can easily remember all the sponsors and what their company does


See BarCampGrandRapids5Marketing for materials to spread the word, including some e-mail templates.

we've got plenty of momentum, so I say ones outside of GR are optional -Dave

Name Contact Address Initial Announcement (Date and Initials) Final Announcement (Date and Initials) Notes
EventBrite 2010-06-18 WM
Twitter continuous updates
campers@ list campers/at/ 6/15/10 - DB
Michigan!/usr/group 2010-06-16 WM
MDLUG 2010-06-16 WM Defunct?
Washtenaw Linux User's Group 2010-06-16 WM
West Michigan .NET User's Group 6/10/10 - brousch Submitted via form. No idea if it will go through.
Greater Lansing .NET User's Group 2010-06-16 WM
Grand Rapids Perl Mongers 2010-06-16 WM
Joomla Grand Rapids 2010-06-16 WM
MOSG 2010-06-16 WM
GRPUG - Grand Rapids Python Users Group 6/9/10 - brousch
GRLUG - Grand Rapids Linux Users Group 6/9/10 - brousch
GR-JUG - Grand Rapids Java Users Group 6/15/10 - DB
gr web dev 6/15/10 - DB
WMNTUG - West Michigan NT Users Group brousch - 6/10/10 Sent email to admin address, but I doubt they will forward it to group. Showing up in-person to a meeting might be the best way.
gr-issa 2010-06-16 WM
GR Drupal private email address 6/9/10 - brousch
XP West MI info@ 2010-06-16 WM Now SoftwareGR?
Michigan Ruby User's Group 6/16/10 - DB No contact info on site.
Facebook continuous updates - brousch
Calvin College's abs-chat 6/15/10 - DB
GRAMUG - Grand Rapids Area Macintosh Users Group 6/9/10 - brousch
eventful homepage brousch
West Michigan Association of Information Technology Professionals 2010-06-16 WM
GRAFUG - Grand Rapids Area FoxPro User Group 6/9/10 - brousch
Kalamazoo Linux User's Group Defunct Defunct
West Michigan Oracle User's Group 2010-06-16 WM 2010-06-16 WM
DLUG - SIG(s) referenced from the websites are now offline, this is also not [as far as I can tell] the DLUG Google group. Everyone in that group seems to be in India. Is this group defunct?
LLUG No contact info on site.
West MI Novell UG Site offline?
Michigan Flex User Group 2010-06-16 WM
WGD Forum of West Michigan 6/10/10 - brousch
Ubuntu Michigan LoCo 6/9/10 - brousch
WMLUG - West Michigan Linux Users Group 6/9/10 - brousch
Northern Michigan .NET Users Group No contact info on site. Michael Mol 18:49, 9 June 2010 (UTC) Seemingly far, but last meeting had people from across state. Casey handed out t-shirts, too. Message sent to mailing list manager for review before posting.
LiquidWeb Michael Mol 18:49, 9 June 2010 (UTC) Sent to contact at Lansing data center, who is also mailing list manager for AAPM. Last Ann Arbor PM meeting was hosted there.
The Geek Group 6/10/10 - brousch
West Michigan Small Business Technology User Group 7/7/10 - brousch
Western Michigan University Computer Club 8/16/10 - kadams The email is a small alias for the club's current officers; from there, an officer will forward the information along to their own internal mailing list.}
Grand Rapids Testers