Open Web Vancouver Shows How to Run a Big Little Conference

“Building on the success of last year’s Vancouver PHP
Conference, the Vancouver PHP Users Association on April 14-15 drew
more than 350 to the Vancouver Trade and Convention Center to learn
about the trends in free and open source software on the Web. With
speakers from major corporations such as Creative Commons,
Facebook, Google, the Mozilla Foundation, and Sun Microsystems, and
a healthy dose of the self-organization popularized by Bar Camp,
the conference was in many ways a template for how a local
conference can manage to offer informative and current information
despite a relatively small size…”