ADA CAMP San Francisco 8-9 June

“AdaCamp DC was a fantastic experience, one of the best conferences I’ve been to!” – AdaCamp DC attendee

AdaCamp attendees
Applications for AdaCamp San Francisco are still open but closing today! AdaCamp SF is a two-day unconference for supporters of women in open technology and culture held on Saturday June 8 & Sunday June 9, 2013, in San Francisco, California. At an unconference, the topics of conference sessions are chosen by the conference participants on the day of the conference. Topics may include fan fiction and fan culture, open education, open source, Wikipedia and related projects, open data, open government, social justice, recruiting and retaining women, activism, parenting, any intersectional topics, career development, and of course, feminism.

This year AdaCamp has two tracks. The main track is for people who identify as significantly female, and includes unconference sessions, an Impostor Syndrome workshop, tutorials, lightning talks, and a hackathon (several hours for group collaboration on projects, not necessarily coding or hacking). The allies track is for people of any gender, and consists of a 2 hour Allies Workshop on Saturday morning, teaching simple ways to support women in open technology and culture, followed by an unconference for the rest of the day.

AdaCamp is invitation-only, but we encourage everyone interested in attending to apply. You do not have to write code, have a job in open tech/culture, be a certain age, or be anything other than a supporter of women in open tech/culture. We value diversity of all sorts: age, race, geographical locations, language, sexuality, gender identity, educational background, hobbies, spiritual or religious beliefs, and other areas. Find out more about the diversity of previous AdaCamp attendees by reading the final report for the most recent AdaCamp. Child-feeding parents are welcome. Unfortunately no further travel funding is available.

If you want to know more about whether AdaCamp SF is right for you, read the final report from the most recent AdaCamp, AdaCamp DC.

Applications to AdaCamp San Francisco will close in 24 hours on Wednesday May 8 11:59 PM California time (06:59AM Thursday UTC).

“The experience profoundly changed me. I’m looking into volunteer and educational opportunities that I would not have considered before attending AdaCamp. And I really want to share what I’m doing.” – AdaCamp attendee

We thank our gold level sponsors Mozilla, Automattic and Google Site Reliability Engineering; and our silver level sponsors Linux Foundation, Red Hat, Intel, and Puppet Labs; for their support of AdaCamp San Francisco.

To learn more about sponsoring AdaCamp, email


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