MozCampAsia2012/Cocktails, crayons, and cartoons

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Title of Session (should also be the title of your Wiki page): Cocktails, crayons, and cartoons: making the Open Web hands-on

Facilitator(s): Daisuke Akatsuka, Brian Birtles, Yuka Takagi

Are you paid or volunteer staff?: Paid

Area of Contribution (Team Name): B-Team

How are you currently involved with the community?: We have run these workshops throughout Japan, as well as in Nepal, the US and London at various events, both Mozilla-related and other.

Location of Work (where do you reside?): Tokyo, Japan

Talk Length (please choose between 30, 60, 90, 120 minutes): 30 minutes negotiable

Summary: In keeping with the Mozilla Foundation's mission to grow a generation of Web Makers, we have been developing tools and holding workshops to concretely demonstrate Web technology and the concept of openness. During this session we invite participants to take part in one such workshop, the Parapara Animation workshop, as we discuss how convey the technology and philosophy behind the Open Web. Furthermore, we will share the lessons we have learned from running such workshops including how they can be used to further grow the Mozilla community.

How your session furthers the MozCamp Goals: This workshop provides several concrete examples of community-building in keeping with the goals of the Grow Mozilla track. It also provides an interesting example of a sophisticated mobile HTML 5 app that demonstrates some of the concepts covered in the Apps and Firefox OS track.

Expected Outcome or Deliverable: Participants will be equipped to run workshops and in so doing, encouraged, perhaps even inspired, with new ways of engaging and growing their community through creative applications of the open Web.

Desired Audience Type or Skill-set: Anyone interested in growing Mozilla.

Equipment Needs (Video projector already included): We will supply all other materials.

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