Events/Campus Party

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Campus Party

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This is a planning page for Mozilla goals and activities at Campus Party.

Activities planned so far:

Event Details:

  • August 21 - 26
  • Berlin, Tempelhof Airport
  • Website

This event is part of the Mozilla Summer Code Party.


  • Share a vision of empowering a generation of webmakers.
  • Galvanize local learning organizations around learning and making on the web.
  • Weave webmaking into Mozilla's mobile efforts (Firefox OS).
  • Build web apps with European talent.
  • Seed a larger conversation about mobile webmaking in 2013.


Wednesday, Aug 23 Thursday, Aug 23 Friday, Aug 24 Sunday, Aug 26
Morning Pop-Up (10.00 - 12.00) Pop-Up (10.00 - 12.00) & Mark keynote (11:00 - 12:00) Hive Berlin: Speed-Geeking Prep (12:00)
Afternoon Mozfest Planning (13:30 & 15:30, internal) Mozfest Planning (14:30, internal) Christian Keynote (14:30 - 15:30), Tour of new Mozspace (16:00) Hive Berlin: Speed-Geeking (13:00 - 15:00)
Evening Mozfest Fireside Chat (17:00) Team dinner (19:00 at at KaterHolzig) Firefox-Flicks Screening 8pm

Press Conference

  • August 7 10:30 - 11:30 near Rathaus Schöneberg.

Mozilla Office

  • Josetti Höfe. Rungestraße 22, 10179 Berlin. Map

Who's Coming

  • Michelle Thorne (Berlin)
  • Barbara Hueppe (Berlin)
  • Valerie Ponell (Berlin)
  • Eric Eitel (Berlin)
  • Rosana Ardila (Berlin)
  • Anant Narayanan (Netherlands)
  • Cole Gillespie (Berlin)
  • Laura Hilliger (Dresden)
  • John Bevan (London)
  • Chloe Varelidi (London)
  • Christian Heilmann (London)
  • Mark Surman (Toronto)
  • Ryan Merkley (Toronto)
  • Chris Lawrence (New York)
  • Rob Middleton (Mountain view)
  • Tobias Leingruber (Munich)
  • Toni Hermoso (Barcelona)
  • Alina Mierluș (Barcelona)
  • Forrest Oliphant (Helsinki)


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  • Mark Surman (Executive Director of the Mozilla Foundation):
    • Topic: Movement Making: What we can learn from punk rock, scouts, and the Royal Society
    • Time: Friday, Aug. 24 from 11:00 - 12:00 on the Socrates stage.
  • Chris Heilmann (Principal Technical Evangelist at Mozilla):
    • Topic: Developing for the Mobile Web(?)
    • Time: Friday, Aug. 24 14:30 - 15:30 on Pythagoras, the developers stage.

Webmaker Pop Up

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We'll host a tent with several learning stations teaching you to hack the web.

What is it?

  • A participatory 4-hour session with 5-7 learning stations.
  • It will be held twice during Campus Party (2x 4hr = 8hr total)
  • Participants move from station to station as they like, learning & making along the way.
  • At the end, we share back what we made & talk about next steps.

What will the stations be?

  • Tell a story with video & audio
  • Augment video & audio with live web content
  • Get started with HTML in fun, easy ways
  • Make a website to share your ideas with the world
  • Use data from the city to tell a story
  • Make a hackable app or animation with Meemoo visual programming

Who should come?

  • Young adults
  • Their friends
  • Educators
  • Hackers
  • Lovers of media, tech and learning


  • Mozilla coordinator: Michelle Thorne
  • Supported by: John Bevan (European Partners) and Chris Lawrence (Event Design)
  • Time: Thursday, Aug. 23 from 10:00 - 12:00 and Friday, Aug. 24 from 10:00 - 12:00
  • Space: Workshop Area 1
  • Equipment: 30 seats, tables, no wifi but LAN cable. Need to bring own computers.

App Workshop

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What is it?

Join Mozilla and Telefonica for a great day of open web hacking on Firefox OS. We'll start the day by introducing the Apps platform, the latest tools for app developers and the Gaia front-end for Firefox OS.

We'll show you how to get started and present an overview of the platform. We'll be around all day on August 23rd to answer technical questions or provide feedback on your app project.


  • Mozilla coordinator: Anant Narayanan
  • August 23, 2:30 - 6:00pm

Hacking Biological Open Data

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  • Who:
    • Toni Hermoso (Scientific Webmaker, Mozillian);
    • Alina Mierlus (Mozillian, session design);
  • Topic: Hacking Biological Open Data

What is it?

During this hands-on session we would like to show existing public available biological resources and explore how anyone, not necessarily from an academical background, can use and remix them in their own projects.

The session aims to be a design/hack jam session that, from existing bibliographic, taxonomy and genomic projects data, enables anyone to make tools that can potentially address biologically (or even personal) relevant questions.

    • Time: Saturday, Aug. 25 from 10:00 - 12:00 on workshops area (tbd).


  • Coordinators: Toni and Alina
  • Equipment needs: people should bring their computers, WiFi.
  • Space needs:
  • Time needs?

Firefox Flicks Short-Film Screening

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What is it?

  • Firefox Flicks is a global short-film competition to tell the story of Firefox.
  • Tobias Leingruber will show & moderate winning-entries of the Flicks 2012 short-film competition
  • There will also be a basic introduction about Mozilla & Firefox Flicks + insights on the upcoming 2013 competition.

Where and when?

Friday, 20:00-21:00; Mixed Media Space (More details TBA)


  • Mozilla coordinator: Tobias Leingruber, Brand Engagement (
  • Equipment needs: 1 projector with video-adapter for current MacBook; Audio-set to plug-in computer and show films; Fast internet connection; Eventually USB-LAN adapter since I will be using a MacBook Air.
  • Space needs? The bigger the better ;D
  • Time needs? 1h
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