Barcamp Central Asia 2009

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    The first Barcamp Central Asia was held in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.  I have a reporter friend back in Bishkek who attended this Barcamp.  It was a success, roughly 300 people attended.  They are now planning a second Barcamp Central Asia to be held in Almaty, Kazakhstan, next April, 2009.  I am considering attending this Barcamp though it would mean reviewing my Kazakh and Russian.  It seems that the entire event was in Russian, the lingua franca of the region.

    Below is the logo for Barcamp Central Asia 2009 and a brief presentation of the upcomThe first Barcamp Central Asia was held in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. I have a reporter friend back in Bishkek who attended this Barcamp. It was a success, roughly 300 people attended. They are now planning a second Barcamp Central Asia to be held in Almaty, Kazakhstan, next April, 2009. I am considering attending this Barcamp though it would mean reviewing my Kazakh and Russian. It seems that the entire event was in Russian, the lingua franca of the region.

    Below is the logo for Barcamp Central Asia 2009. Really nice. Almaty is the ‘City of Apples’.

    Barcamp Central Asia 2009 - Almaty, Kazakhstan

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    1. I attended the BarCamp in Bishkek, and I also thought it was very well run and a good event. It was in Russian (and a bit in English with people translating for those like me who didn’t speak Russian). It had a pretty good attendance not only from Central Asia, but from a number of other countries.

      So I am hoping to go to Almaty…

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