beCamp: Charlottesville's Annual Unconference (now using ButterCMS)
beCamp is like any of the best conferences you've attended. Multiple sessions at a time take place throughout the day, with a generous lunch break. The topics are relevant, current, and thought-out, whether presentations or round-table discussions. The differences? It's local to Charlottesville, it's free to attendees--including refreshments and meals--thanks to sponsors, and the entire agenda was created the night before by conference attendees.
That evening, 100+ optimists show up to meet each other, often for the first time, and pitch ideas. It works, every time. Attendees leave the event with inspiration unlike anything they expected, better than anything they expected.
Two things happen when attendees organize the agenda:
- Whatever topic of most interest to the room is the one currently in discussion.
- Whoever has perspective on the topic has an opportunity to take the floor.