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BarCamp Sacramento

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SacStarts is hosting BarCamp Sacramento, June 2-3, 2007. We’re starting on logistics now, and all the organizational stuff is being hosted on the BarCamp wiki.

Register for BarCamp over at SacStarts. You might also want to stick your name on the wiki as an attendee.

We’re looking for a venue and for sponsors to help with food, drink, and schwag. If you’re interested in any of the above or you know someone who might be, drop me a line at adam@kalsey.com.

We’ll have a vendor table for any companies that want to put out fliers, schwag, or anything else. Let me know if you’re planning on participating so we can have enough space for everyone.

And we’d love to have some door prizes to hand out throughout the weekend. Donations gladly accepted for these. Your generosity will be noted (and credited) at Barcamp.

Lastly, if you’re interested in helping with organization, I’m sure we could find a spot for you.

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