Makers Meet at Unconferenz

The sixth annual Unconferenz is four days away, but it’s not too late to register! The Unconferenz is a unique local gathering of technologists, thinkers, teachers, creatives, entrepreneurs… people from all walks of life looking to share, learn, and collaborate. Instead of keynote speakers and sponsor-filled pitches disguised as panels, the attendees drive the agenda, […]

Ignite STEM at Unconferenz

Last year we closed the Unconferenz with an Ignite presentation that was a hit with the attendees. The format is simple, 20 slides, 15 seconds a slide. Each presentation lasts a total of 5 minutes. The Ignite Show motto is: Enlighten Us, But Make it Quick. This year we are doing the same and featuring […]

Location of Unconferenz 2013

The site for Unconferenz 2013 is in Hale Palanakila. We will stage in the main lobby of the building as well as the area right outside the building. We will also hold an Ignite STEM in the Imaginarium as a closing session for the event. Ample parking is conveniently located to the right of the […]

Mark Your Calendars for Unconferenz 2013

The date for Unconferenz 2013 is set. Mark your calendar: Date: Saturday, March 2, 2013 Time: 8:00am to 4:00pm Place: TBD As soon as the location is confirmed I will let everyone know. I am just working out the details. If things work out we will have a very cool place to hold the Ignite […]

The 5th Annual

Unconferenz 2012 was the 5th in an annual series that started in 2008. After 5 years we’ve managed to keep the event going without big overhead and have remained grassroots, participant driven. The unique quality of the Unconferenz is that it is reflective of the times. Participants generate the session topics and represent what is […]

Mahalos are in order!

The Unconferenz 2012, I must say, was a wonderful event. The sessions were not only timely but lively conversations that I hope will continue long after the Unconferenz. We had sessions that focused on Social Innovation, the Hawaii Innovation Alliance, Code for America, Hawaii’s Broadband Initiative, Design Thinking and many more. This was also the […]

Are you ready for Unconferenz 2012?

Thank you for registering and participating in tomorrow’s Unconferenz! Now in its fifth year, the Unconferenz has built a strong history of bringing together a diverse group of geeks, coders, designers, entrepreneurs, thinkers, and simply curious people to share, learn, create, and look ahead. It’s been where the earliest seeds were planted for many great […]

Location of Unconferenz 2012

Thanks to Susan Jaworowski for creating this map of KCC, highlighting the location of Iliahi, location of this year’s Unconferenz. This will hopefully save you from wondering around campus trying to find us. Also it is best to park in Lot A in the upper campus to avoid the Farmers Market. Please pass the word […]

Save the Date!

The date for Unconferenz 2012 is set. Mark your calendar: Date: Saturday, February 25, 2012 Time: 8:00am to 4:00pm Place: Kapiolani Community College 4303 Diamond Head Rd Honolulu, HI 96816 The session topics page is open for your suggestions. Feel free to add  a topic and vote for the ones you want to participate in. […]