- 1 Venue
- 2 Presentations & friends
The Mozilla Camp will be held at Paseo La Plaza in Buenos Aires, Argentina (http://www.paseolaplaza.com.ar/)
We will have 4 conference rooms, a main space for chatting, out-of-schedule meetings and a large room for the keynotes.
Equipment for conference rooms
All the conference rooms will be equipped with WiFi, flipcharts, a projector, microphones, pens and paper.
Conference room layout
Presentations & friends
We'll host multiple formats of group interactions starting from traditional presentations, through various workshops and work sprints to informal BoFs and hack sessions.
The basic rule is that speakers need to excel. The amount of content that we're going to have and our devotion to limit passive listening resulted in the decision to keep the presentations short (TED-style 20 minute long), while leaving more breathing room to workshops and other forms of active participation.
- Each speaker has 30-45 minute slots based on what you decide with your track leader
- At the beginning of your talk, please remind attendees that MozCamp has a "closed-laptop" or "notetaking-only" policy during sessions.
- Each talk or workshop should be in line with the general theme and tracks of this event
- Slides will be presented from an external laptop (Keynote, OpenOffice, MS Office, HTML5 are ok). This means that you are responsible for having your slides loaded and ready when it's time to present. If you have any concerns about presentation technology, please let us know.
- Each speaker will be assigned a Track Leader that will ensure that his or her talk fits the tracks, give them feedback on their slides, and help the speaker before, during and after his presentation with things like water, presenter device, timing, answering questions etc.
- Please make sure and save 10 minutes for questions and answers
Language of Talk
- Talks will be conducted in the language which the speaker feels most comfortable. That being said, if you wish to reach the widest breadth of audience, *please speak in English if you have the ability*
- To make sure everyone has access to the content of every talk, our goal is to have each talk available in English, Spanish, and Portuguese! :-)
- If you are a speaker and cannot translate your talks (or find individuals to assist you in the translation process), please fill out this Google Form with your translation needs:https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dG1UZzJvb0loRmF5Sl9PZEsxWmVvRUE6MQ.
- The L10n coordinators will then pair you with a translation volunteer who can help you with translating your talk!
- Please only contact the L10n Coordinators if they have not reached out to you at the appropriate time to help translate your talk.
- English (helping with translations from Spanish and Portuguese into English): Jeff Beatty (email@example.com)
- Spanish (helping with translations from English and Portuguese into Spanish): Inma Barrios (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Portuguese (helping with translations from Spanish and English into Portuguese): Reuben Morais (email@example.com)
- A projector
- Presenter table
- Confidence monitor (a small screen with the slide currently being displayed and potentially presenter notes)
- Presenter device to transition between the slides with laser pointer
- If the speaker will decide for the Q&A format, a tablet with topvoted questions
- Minimal clutter (as little cables etc. as possible)
- A stage host will help with timing, laptop policy, noise etc.
Anyone willing to apply for a speaker slot should think about the impact he or she is willing to make and how this impact is aligned with the theme of this MozCamp.
If you prefer, you are welcome to utilize on of our Presentation templates for your talk:
- PPT: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/16435035/MozCamp/mozcamp.ppt
- Keynote: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/16435035/MozCamp/mozcamp%20template.key
- Font: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/16435035/MozCamp/Open_Sans.zip
- html: https://etherpad.mozilla.org/mozcamp-tpl
Is the project that aims at turning presentations into introduction igniters for new contributors. Each presentation should be followed up with the steps to contribute and we want to build audience experience around ability to turn the excitement that comes from the material into opportunity to contribute.
Each speaker is requested to provide a short article with links that will help the potential contributor get from the point where he got interested to his first contribution in no more than 5 steps.
During the presentation and just after it we will open a web app where participants will be able to opt-in for contribution track if they're interested. Those people will receive the materials and will get contacted by the speaker/angel a few weeks after the event to check if they were able to make their first contribution.
Questions and Answers sections are usually very chaotic, take a lot of time and give little in return. We want to improve the situation by offering each speaker a choice of one of three options for his talk
A speaker may choose not to go for any Q&A and use all the time he or she has for presenting.
Q&A after the presentation
Last 5 minutes of the presentation will be used to answer several top voted questions from Google Moderator application.
Q&A during the presentation
In this model, a speaker will have an additional tablet with topvoted questions refreshing for him and he or she will have a choice when to answer them.
If the speaker will opt-in we will set a special section of Google Moderator web app to collect ideas and expectations from the potential audience two weeks before the presentation. This will give the speaker a week of time to include such ideas into his slides and another week to tune and incorporate them into his story.
This will be an opt-in solution.
No Tablet/Laptop policy
Each speaker will have a choice of how to handle laptops/tablets during his presentation. The presets are:
- No laptops/tablets
- Tablets ok, no laptops
- Laptops/Tablets move to the back of the room
- Tablets/Laptops ok