IndieWeb Summit 2016 was 2016-06-03 through 2016-06-05 in Portland, Oregon; the sixth annual gathering for independent web creators of all kinds, from graphic artists, to designers, UX engineers, coders, hackers, to share ideas, actively work on creating for their own personal websites, and build upon each others creations.
We should all own the content we're creating, rather than just posting to third-party content silos. Publish on your own domain, and syndicate out to silos.Join us for two days of brainstorming & creating at IndieWeb Summit and be a part of advancing & growing the indie web.
- When: from June 4, 2016 () at 9:30am through June 5 () at 6pm
- Cost: $5, or free with an Indie RSVP
Optionally, in addition:
- Projects List - add yourself and what projects you’re working on!
Other URL(s) (for convenience only)
2016-06-03 (Friday) through 2016-06-05 (Sunday)
|Day 0 Pre-Summit Meetup & Leaders Summit||Day 1 Keynotes & Discussions||Day 2 Create, Hack, Demo!|
|Day 0 has a drinkup / snackup the night before IndieWeb Summit. Informal social meetup for IndieWeb Summit participants to catch up and get to know each other before the summit||Day 1 starts with keynotes, including major milestones, accomplishments in the past year, and demos, then BarCamp-style brainstorming and discussion sessions||Day 2 make things on and for your personal site! Collaborate with others or work on your own to improve at least one thing on your personal site, no matter how small or how epic.|
12:00 Leaders* Summit (LS) start & intros
08:30 Organizer setup
08:30 Organizer setup
- *The Leaders Summit sessions are open to everyone who has co-organized an IndieWebCamp from 2014-2016 or at least two Homebrew Website Club meetups, and posted at least one meetup photo. If you're not sure, ask an organizer.
Past IndieWeb Summits
Though this is our first explicitly named "Summit", every year since the founding of IndieWebCamp we have held one "main" IndieWebCamp in Portland, recently with additional simultaneously participating cities.
Want to know what will happen at IndieWeb Summit? Check out our previous main IndieWebCamps:
- Code of Conduct
- Session Proposals
- Schedule Grid - hyperlinked to actual session pages
- Etherpad index: http://etherpad.indiewebcamp.com/2016
IndieWebCamp has a strong tradition of remote participation, typically using IRC, Google Hangouts and Etherpad during as well as after the event.
If you can't get to the Portland event, consider remote participating or finding/running an IndieWebCamp remote party near you.
Google Hangout / Livestream (audio/video) https://hangouts.google.com/hangouts/_/jl4lr54y4jdr5hpjkwvedt74mqe
Indieweb Remote Parties:
An anonymous donor has offered to assist individuals from underrepresented groups with travel and/or lodging costs for the Indieweb Summit in Portland. For more information, please email Aaron Parecki.
Travel & Lodging
If you are flying in to the PDX airport, the MAX will drop you off downtown a few blocks from the venue. It costs $2.50 for a ticket. Public Transit directions
Lyft / Uber
You can also take Lyft or Uber from the airport, they will pick you up in the lower level, in a section named "Transportation Network Companies." The cost will be about $18-22 for UberX. More info on the Uber blog.
If you want to take a local cab, Aaron recommends calling Radio Cab (503-227-1212) when you are just outside security, and they will meet you in the lower level for pickup. Alternately, there is usually a line of cabs ready to take people in the lower level.
Here are a few nearby recommended hotels:
- The Nines - website yelp
- Ace Hotel - website yelp
- Mariott City Center - website yelp
- The Society Hotel - website yelp
AirBnB / Couchsurfing
See buttons and put one on your blog/site sidebar for IndieWeb Summit!
- Day 1 Photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/tollwerk/albums/72157669305156105
- Day 2 Photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/tollwerk/albums/72157666820775883
Blog and post about IndieWebCamp. See what others are posting: http://tagboard.com/indiewebcamp
- 2016-06-02 Michael Bishop IndieWeb Summit 2016 and what I hope to accomplish attending remotely
- 2016-06-04 gRegor Morrill IndieWeb Summit Day 1
- Photos from Day 1
- 2016-06-05 Kyle Mahan IndieWeb Summit 2016 discussion day
- 2016-06-09 Kyle Mahan IndieWeb Summit 2016: Developers, designers, and writers gather in Portland for the sixth annual flagship IndieWebCamp
- 2016-06-12 Jim Pick IndieWeb Summit 2016
Your organizers for IndieWeb Summit 2016:
NLNet FoundationNLNet Foundation supports organizations and people that contribute to an open information society, and protects users and developers against software patents.
BridgyBridgy is an open source project and proxy that implements backfeed as a service. Bridgy sends webmentions for comments, likes, etc. on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and Instagram.
VadioVadio is graciously hosting the 2016 event in Portland.