Open Source Week and MWNW Conference next week!

April 27
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Appnovation Coop

In case you haven't heard, we're one of the local sponsors for this year's Microsoft "Make Web Not War" open source conference happening here in Vancouver on May 7th and are hosting the Drupal event!

Open Source Week Vancouver

As a lead up to the conference is Open Source Week running from May 3rd - 6th that features nightly events run by the different open source communities around the city. On Wednesday, May 4th we at Appnovation will be hosting the Drupal Mixer Event at the Waldorf Hotel. The theme is "Drupal: Past, Present and Future" and will feature presentations from Aaron McGowan, Ronn Abueg (Work at Play) and Scott Bell (Appnovation). To get more information and get your tickets see the Event Brite page here. For more information on the other Open Source week events check out the full schedule here.

What is MWNW?

MWNW is one of Canada's first cross-platform conferences showcasing the latest techniques and technologies available to the ever-evolving web community, jointly sponsored by Microsoft and Open Source communities across Canada. Here we will explore the power and flexibility of new web paradigms, technologies and applications - including the Microsoft web platform, Open Source applications, cloud computing and mobile - to help you develop the ultimate web experience for your clients. This in the conference's first year being held in Vancouver.

Win a prize from Microsoft!

Already signed up for the conference on May 7th? During the afternoon break we're giving you a chance to win some free swag from Microsoft! Here's the deal: We're bringing in the guys from HHK Vancity to run a hip hop karaoke competition. For more information and contest rules check out the competition page. Also for more information on HHK Vancity peep some performances on their YouTube page.

We hope to see you out at all the events next week!