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WiCamp BITS GOA – Feb 6th 2010

Source: Sunny Arpita (He added a comment in my blog and gave this information)


WiCamp BITS GOA – Feb 6th 2010
( organized by Wipro and BITS-Pilani Goa Campus during Quark 2010 \m/ )

( http://www.barcamp.org/WiCampBITS )

Theme- Innovation Practices

They say,”Nothing in Life is free….”

A free platform to present your ideas in front of professionals and leaders from varying fields and an enthusiastic audience.
Dazzle the audience with your innovations!
Make them believe what you believe!
Erase their doubts and misgivings!
Prove that Your idea will definitely make it Big!

WiCamp BITSGoa
(As part of Quark 2010 – BITS – Pilani, Goa Campus)

Got any innovative ideas??
All innovators and entrepreneurs! Head for WiCamp BITS Goa!

WiCamp BITS Goa (organized by Wipro in association with BITS-Pilani Goa Campus)
Theme: Innovation Practices

Date: Saturday, February 6, 2010

Time: 9 AM till 5 PM (Lunch and High Tea On)

Venue: BITS Pilani, Goa Campus
It is being organized during Quark 2010, the Annual National Innovation Festival of BITS – Pilani Goa campus.

What is WiCamp?
WiCamp is an un-conference where practitioners and enthusiasts meet and share their perspectives on the subject of Innovation and Creativity. The participants (aka Campers) as well the speakers are self nominated through this wiki. Though the theme is around Innovation Practices, there’s isn’t any set agenda.

Who are the campers?

Campers at the WiCamp are typically:

* Professionals
* Entrepreneurs (Start-ups)
* Venture Capitalists/ Angel Investors
* Researchers
* Faculty
* Students
* Govt. Employees
* House Makers
* Politicians

… almost anybody who has a genuine interest in the field of Innovation and Creativity.

What are the takeaways?

Of the several things that one tends to gain from, the salient takeaways include:

* Learning from the frontiers of innovation ‘As Practiced’
* A platform to share your experiments on innovation and garner ideas and critique
* Socializing with like minded people

Other Benefits:
– All participants get certificates from Wipro.
– A sponsored lunch and high tea for all participants.
About BITS Pilani Goa

Renowned for its beaches, places of worship and world heritage architecture, Goa is visited by large numbers of international and domestic tourists each year. It also has rich flora and fauna, owing to its location on the Western Ghats range, which is classified as a biodiversity hotspot.

The BITS – Pilani, Goa Campus,one of the most modern elite institutes in the country,part of the renowned BITS-Pilani University, is about 10 kms south of Vasco-da-Gama, 20 kms north of Margaon and 5 kms east of Goa Airport, along National Highway – 17B, Bye-pass road.

In the midst of idyllic, sylvan beauty, the campus is unique in the respect of scenic beauty and panoramic view of picturesque surroundings encompassing Zuari River, hillocks, roads, waterways, forests, and landscape.

Under the theme of Innovation Practices, all speakers will present to the world, Innovations that have or can pioneer change, which are going to change the future… Speakers can be innovators, students, teachers, entrepreneurs,industrialists ,economists, politicians… anyone who has an idea to present to the world can register and become a speaker to present their bedazzling ideas…

Remember…apart from the WiCampers ,we have the exciting atmosphere of an awesome techfest around…there will be loads of people from the industry, research and education. Your idea might just give you that little boost which was missing, needed to attain success!

Please do come and visit us atleast as a camper… it’ll be an awesome fun-filled educational unforgettable experience for all who visit during Quark 2010….. there is a TEDxBITSGoa conference being organized on 5th February.

http://barcamp.org/WiCampBITS (for registration as speaker or camper)


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Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore and Wipro Technologies are jointly hosting the Bangalore edition of WiCamp.
In the true spirit of creating the community of practitioners sharing their perspectives on the subject of Innovation and Creativity, every month Wipro hosts WiCamps at various cities in India. After very successfully hosting the Delhi edition of WiCamp at IIT Delhi, the camp now moves to Bangalore. These un-conference styled meeting grounds are essentially discussion forums where startups, researchers, professionals, freelancers, faculty members, students, and investors, among others, gather and further their understanding on a subject.

The details of the event follow:
Theme: Green Innovations
Day and Date: Saturday, 9th May, 2009
Venue: Seminar Hall, Dept. of Management Studies, IISc Bangalore
Duration: 10:00 AM till 5:00 PM (Lunch and High Tea Included)

For registration to the event, please add your name to the wiki: http://barcamp.org/WiCampBangalore

For any further query, contact Pavan Soni (pavan.soni@wipro.com; +91 98458 11683). Do share this invite with your friends and colleagues who might be interested in the subject of Green Innovations.
For highlights of the latest event at IIT Delhi, please visit: https://www.barcamp.org/WiCampDelhi

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WiCamp 14th 0ct

Source : http://thoughtsprevail.blogspot.com/2008/10/wicamp-wipro-innovation-camp.html( Himanshu blog)

It seems like the unconference styled format is becoming quite popular nowadays and even companies like Wipro have realized it’s potential[both in terms of brand building and tentative recruitment].After a series of WiCamps in cities like Bangalore,Pune,Chennai,Hyderabad; WiCamp returns to Wipro’s home ground -Bangalore

Pavan Soni ,WiCamp’s chief un-organizer mentions :

Practitioners, Entrepreneurs, VCs, Academicians, Faculties, Students, Freelancers and almost everybody want to learn more on innovation and its applications to their lives. We have seen them all visiting these WiCamps over past few months.

WiCamp has been an informal platform which has helped people come together and share their perspectives on innovation.

Rajesh Moorjani, founder of Propel Software is all praise for the Pune edition of WiCamp for it’s perfect adoption of the unconference culture[More here]

So,interested in WiCamp?

Date and Time – 14th October 2008 [9 AM onwards]  (I think it is 14th Oct)
Venue – Wipro Technologies Campus, Electronic City, Bangalore
Theme Taking Ideas to Market
[Interesting theme,however this should be complimented with speakers who have themselves taken some idea to the market wink]

You can register for the event here

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