This weekend I’ve been participating in Ireland’s very first Govcamp. For the uninitiated, govcamps are unconferences for people who work in & (most importantly) around all levels of government. The govcamp movement in the UK was started in 2008 by Jeremy Gould. If you’re interested in knowing more about the history, there’s an interesting blog from Stefan Czerniawski here with a lot of relevant links. Don’t be put off by the title!
Regrettably I wasn’t at Jeremy’s first ukgovcamp but I’ve been to many of those that have taken place from 2009 onwards ….