IndieWeb Summit is soon, and is shaping up to be an exciting event! We're hosting IndieWeb Summit the same week as the (final) Open Source Bridge, in case you needed another reason to visit Portland! IndieWeb Summit will be Tuesday-Wednesday June 26-27th, with a pre-party the Monday evening before.
If you're at all interested in taking back ownership of your online data, decentralizing the web, independent blogging, or any aspect of having a website, you should consider joining us for this event!
It’s a really friendly, collaborative group of people and it is always inspiring to see what people are making.
You don’t need to be a programmer! In fact, I would love to see more non-programmers attending. We need writers, graphic artists, designers, UX engineers, and anybody that wants to reclaim some of their online presence with a personal website.
One of the distinguishing features of IndieWeb Summit compared to the IndieWebCamp events we run in many other cities throughout the year is we begin day 1 with a few keynote presentations to help set the stage for the two days. This year we're featuring a few special guests during the keynotes.
Manton Reece will give a talk about how Micro.blog works with open standards to encourage people to own their data while also making a service that is incredibly fun and easy to use.
William Hertling, the author of Kill Process, a book that features the IndieWeb, will talk about his inspiration for writing the book and where he sees the future of the IndieWeb heading.
We've been seeing some exciting progress with IndieWeb readers over the last few months, between my reader Monocle, Eddie's iOS app "Indigenous", and Jonathan and Grant's app "Together". We'll be sharing the latest developments along that front as well!
In addition to IndieWeb Summit, the whole week will be a great lineup of events!
- Monday, June 25th 5:30pm - Pre-summit meetup at Pine Street Market
- Tuesday, June 26th 9am-5:30pm - IndieWeb Summit Day 1 - Keynotes and Discussions
- Tuesday evening 6:30pm - Donut.js
- Wednesday, June 27th 9am-5:30pm - IndieWeb Summit Day 2 - Create, Hack, Demos!
- Friday, June 29th - Open Source Bridge unconference and party
I hope to see you there! You can register now at 2018.indieweb.org!
@macgenie Funny, my good friend started a company in 2000 called Avogadro, funded by Ignition Ventures, and it finally ended up in acquisition by OpenWave.