Thursday 30th January 2014 6pm-9pm @ Newcastle under Lyme College, Staffordshire
Interested in exploring what other people are doing with the Raspberry Pi, looking for project inspiration or help with your projects or just want to learn what Raspberry Pi is all about? Come to Newcastle under Lyme's own Raspberry Jam.
Anyone is welcome, all you require is enthusiasm.
Raspberry Jam is a growing network of user groups that meet regularly to support hobbyists, developers, teachers, students and families - in fact anybody that would like to put their Raspberry Pi to good use. This network is spreading with many locations around the World. While Raspberry Jam is not endorsed, sponsored or associated with Raspberry Pi or Raspberry Pi products or services, our members are helpful people who can help you with everything you need to get what you want from your Raspberry Pi. At each Raspberry Jam you can expect to meet interesting speakers with experience of Raspberry Pi to offer, as well as an opportunity for you to meet up with other Raspberry fans
The main point of this event is to allow time and place to network about the Raspberry Pi. You might have projects you want to discuss, ideas you've had, or simply want advice. In order to support and inspire you, the following will be taking place at the event:
Lightning Talks - Short (10 minutes maximum) talks on something related to Raspberry Pi. It could be projects, ideas or associated technologies and could be delivered by beginners or experts.
If want to deliver a lightning talk on a topic related to Raspberry Pi or associated technology or your experiences with their use then indicate this on the registration form.
Raspberry Pi tutorial sessions - We are planning to run the following tutorial sessions at the event:
Please indicate on the registration form which sessions you would be interested in attend. This will allow us to plan for tutorial sessions where there is interest. Places can be booked for the sessions at the event.
If you are able to run (or help run) a tutorial session please contact me through twitter or by email.
Demonstrations - There will be a range of demonstrations of Raspberry Pi related products and projects to give you ideas for your own projects and to demonstrate the potential of the Raspberry Pi.
If you have any Pi related projects you want to show off, come along and we'll provide you with a table to show off your work. If you can bring your own Raspberry Pi and display then please do so, if not let us know and we'll see what we can do.
There is an on-site coffee shop that sells snacks, coffee and light meals for those who need it.
The Jam blog contains information of previous events: http://simmonsonline.me.uk/raspberryjam/
If you have any further questions you can e-mail Paul Simmons through this site or through twitter @paulsimmons81
Raspberry Jams are very popular events and demand often exceeds capacity. It is crucial that we can make sure our venue caters for the right size of audience, hence the need for registration. So please ensure you register if you want to attend.
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