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BarCamp Omaha 2011 schedule and morning photos

Omaha September 10, 2011 by Danny Schreiber Only 18 days until Big Omaha. Get your tickets before they sell out!

The sessions for BarCamp Omaha 2011 are penned and ready to go. Photo by Danny Schreiber.

BarCamp Omaha 2011 is officially off and running, with an opening party to kick start the event last night and a breakfast this morning, the 30 sessions are now underway.

Here's today's schedule, followed by a few the pics from the morning so far. You can also tune into the event through Twitter by following the hashtag #BCO11.

Technology

  • 10:00 a.m. – What tech do startups use?, Matt Secoske
  • 10:30 – O Auth, Sid Sidner
  • 11:00 – PHP Doesn't Suck, John Hobbs
  • 11:30 – How to run your camera, Nick Allmaker
  • 12:00 p.m. – Railo & OpenBD - Open source CFML, Web Development, Mike Henke
  • 12:30 – Web Applications for Fashion Websites
  • 1:00 – Lunch
  • 2:00 – Backbone, Nick Nisi
  • 2:30 – Grails, Juan Vazquez
  • 3:00 – Let's design a BarCamp ring! (a CAD demo), Leah Ashley
  • 3:30 – Weather data in HTML5 that doesn't suck, Bryan Rockwood

Entrepreneur

  • 10:00 a.m. – How to exploit the university for your business, Jim Linder
  • 10:30 – Lessons Learned from FAILING. Losing $500,000, Jonathan McKay
  • 11:00 – What Cheer Laboratory, John Henry Müller
  • 11:30 – Monitoring social media for your brand, Sid Sidner
  • 12:00 p.m. – Intellectual Property 101, Vic Padios
  • 12:30 – Leveraging state funds to fund your biz, Jeffrey Meese
  • 1:00 – Lunch
  • 2:00 – Cut out and keep
  • 2:30 – Calories, metabolism and exercise
  • 3:00 – Coworking panel, Megan Hunt, Matt Secoske, Eric Downs, Mike DeKay, Kristin DeKay and friends
  • 3:30 – Empty

Creative

  • 10:00 a.m. – RDQLUS(ness), Steve Gordon
  • 10:30 – How to design web apps users love, Kevin Hale
  • 11:00 – The art of the kick-start - How designers can get their ideas started without coding skills, Jake Stutzman
  • 11:30 – (my) Creative process, Tim Guthrie
  • 12:00 – " 'Sayin f' you' to your kids", Jacob Chadwick
  • 12:30 – Virtual teams, Heath Gerlock
  • 1:00 – Lunch
  • 2:00 – Innovations and learning, Dan Gilbert
  • 2:30 – Everything you always wanted to know about CONTENT STRATEGY but we afraid to ask because you didn't know content strategy was a thing, Lisa Martin
  • 3:00 – A peek inside SPDO, Alex Gates
  • 3:30 – How to fuck up your MFA program (in the best possible way), Katie F-S

BarCamp co-organizer Dusty Davidson gives a morning welcome.

To follow the action at BarCamp Omaha 2011, follow the hashtag #BCO11.

Dr. Jim Linder kicks off the entrepreneurship track.

A sign showing off some of the sponsors of BarCamp Omaha 2011.

Matt Secoske took the opening slot of the tech track, on of three tracks at BarCamp Omaha.

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