BarCamp Johor Bahru 2014

When: Sat, November 1, 9am – 5pm, 2014
Where: Menara Cyberport. Jalan Bukit Meldrum, Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Admission: Free
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[BarCampJB 2014] BarCamp is an open, participant-driven conference where people share knowledge and ideas and expand their social and business network. It originated in USA, now it is held worldwide, from Kuala Lumpur to Penang, from Singapore to Manchester City.

It ia an non-commercial conference organised by volunteers, and is opened to public for free. There is no restriction on topics, speakers can talk about anything from science, technology to art and music. Similar to TED talks, but in a more casual manner.

There is no call-for-paper from speakers. Participants arrive in the morning, find an available time slot, then reserve a room for giving talk. As multiple talks are scheduled simultaneously throughout the day, attendees are free to walk from room to room, to attend talks of her interest. This is a great event for people to share knowledge and ideas.

Topics & speakers registered thus far:
  • One country, two systems. Can Singapore exist as part of Malaysia again? -
    Hazrul Azhar Jamari, CEO, ALM Group
  • Devevlop a 3D mobile game in under an hour! - Robin Tan, MD, Envisage Reality
  • Entrepreneur Thinking - Andrew Wong, CEO, MAD Incubator
  • Fitness & A Fighter’s Life - Mario Tan, Fitness Instructor & MMA Fighter
  • Going Nomad - John Hunter, CEO, Curious Cat
  • Leveraging on Google Technologies to grow your business - Johnson Lai, Optisage
  • Security Awareness: Stop. Think. Connect - Dhnish Menon, IT Manger, MSC Cyberport
  • The Retail Revolution By Shopify - Mei Yi, BizDev Manager, eBazaar, SingTel
  • What I Learn From My Startup - Rob Lee, Founder, Common Extract
  • What’s So Funny - Charlotte Goh, Freelance Clown, Salad d Clown
To book a speaking slot ahead of the conference, write to

[Travel: Train: Overnight Sentral-JB, depart 11pm reach 7am, approx MYR 70 return, Flight: Morning flight Fireflyz Subang-JB, depart 8:40am reach 9:40am, approx MYR 200+ return. Bus: With buses, travel the day before, return tickets are from MYR 80, There are Transnational buses which leave at midnight and arrive at 5am. Drive: About 4 hours one way, start 5am to reach 9am, Cross over to Singapore after the meet, there's Singapore Writer's Festival on the same weekend.]

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