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IndieWebCamp Austin 2017 was the first IndieWebCamp in Austin and was held on 2017-12-09…10.

IndieWebCamp Austin 2017

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Join us for two days of brainstorming & creating at IndieWebCamp Austin and be a part of advancing & growing the indie web.



  • Add yourself and what projects you’re working on to the Guest List.

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Main article: 2017/Austin/Schedule
Day 1 Discussion Day 2 Hacking

Day 1 is about discussing in a BarCamp-like environment. Bring a topic you'd like to discuss or join in on topics as they are added to the board.

Day 2 is about making things on and for your personal site! Work with others or on your own.

09:00 Doors open, badges, coffee, and breakfast
10:00 Introductions and demos
10:45 Building blocks
11:30 Session scheduling
12:00 Group photo & lunch
13:00 45 Minute sessions
16:45 Wrap up sessions
17:00-21:00 EFF-Austin Annual Holiday Party Co-presented with IWC Austin

09:00 Organizer setup
09:30 Introductions and demos
09:30 Day 2 kickoff, session scheduling
10:30 Creating sessions
12:00 Lunch
13:00 Creating sessions continue
16:00 Demos
17:00 Camp closed!


Remote Participation

IndieWebCamp has a strong tradition of remote participation, typically using chat, Google Hangouts and Etherpad during as well as after the event.

If you can't get to the event, consider remote participating or finding/running an IndieWebCamp remote party near you.

📺 Livestream:

🎉 Indieweb Remote Parties:

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Travel and Lodging


✈️ AUS Airport. Austin–Bergstrom International Airport is located on the old site of Bergstrom Air Force Base and opened in 1999. [1]

Public Transit

🚈 From the AUS airport, the MetroBus will drop you off downtown a few blocks from the venue. It costs $2.50 for a ticket. Public Transit directions.




🚕 Cabs


🏫 Here are a few nearby hotels:

  • Omni Austin Hotel Downtown - [2] - The venue is actually in this building.
  • La Quinta Inn Austin Capitol / Downtown - [3] - The budget choice within a few blocks.
  • Hotel Indigo Austin Downtown - University - [4] - Several attendees are staying here.
  • Firehouse Hostel - [5] - Don't mind sharing a room? This is the most affordable option.

There are many other hotels in the area.


  • Put your roomsharing offers here.



Would you like to help out in the planning or organization for IndieWebCamp Austin? Please add your name below or contact the organizers via chat


Main article: IndieWebCamp Austin 2017 Planning


Main article: 2017/Austin/Photos

Day 1

IndieWebCamp Austin Participants in the lobby of the Omni Hotel near the Capitol co-working space where sessions were held.

  • add photos from day 1 here

Day 2

  • add photos from day 2 here

Blog posts

  • add posts about the camp here


2020 10th IndieWeb Summit (Portland)More being planned for 2020!
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More being planned: SF
2018 BaltimoreDüsseldorf8th IndieWeb Summit (Portland)SFOxfordNYCNürnbergBerlin
2017 BellinghamDüsseldorfNürnberg7th IndieWeb Summit (Portland)IstanbulNYCBerlinAustin
2016 NYCMITNürnbergDüsseldorf6th IndieWeb Summit (Portland)NYC2BrightonLA (Santa Monica)BerlinMIT2
2015 Cambridge MAGermany (Düsseldorf)Portland&Brighton (5th Summit) • EdinburghMITSF
2014 SFNYCPortland/NYC/Berlin (4th Summit)UK (Brighton)Cambridge MAOnline
2013 Portland (3rd Summit)UK (Brighton)Hollywood
2012 Portland (2nd Summit)UK (Brighton)
2011 Portland (Summit)

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