Nov 12, 2008

BarCamp event at Ho Chi Minh city

There is an upcoming event called BarCamp, a technology educational event that is open free for everyone to come and share ideas about technology as well as to network with other people (please see details at This type of events has been successful in Silicon Valley. BarCamp Saigon will be held for the first time in Vietnam at RMIT-Vietnam on November 15.

This event is free and all GCS employee are welcome to join, just go to to register yourself.

Global CyberSoft is also a gold sponsor for this event :-)

The following is the list of session in the BarCamp.

  • Offered Sessions
    • 30-minute sessions
      • Teaching programming with Alice [En] – Huy Zing
      • Vietnam web services portal & Start-ups Support System| Cổng thông tin về dịch vụ Web ở Việt Nam & Hệ thống hỗ trợ start-ups[EN & Vi] – Huyền Chip
      • How to quickly create a web form with Google Docs [En & Vi] – Huyền Chip & Huy Zing
      • E-learner Platform 2.0 [En & Vi] – Anh Hùng
      • GIS-related session (topic is not decided yet) [En & Vi] – Khánh Lê
      • Interesting Web/Mobile Projects in Asia and Africa and how they are being monetized. [En] (with Vn subtitles) Preetam Rai
      • Intel and Intel Vietnam company presentation and job opportunities. Huan Duong
      • Cloudworking and Monetizing Models and life style of a mobile CEO/entrepreneur. Dan Lilly & Tom Tran
      • Giới thiệu cuộc thi “Search for ASEAN XML SuperStar” [Vi] – Khiem, IBM VN
      • Giới thiệu quy trình phát triển phần mềm RUP [Vi] – Minh, IBM VN
    • 1-hour sessions
      • Google App Engine app development [Vi & En] – Loi & Huy Zing
      • Android app development [Vi & En] – Tuan & Huy Zing
      • Adobe AIR development [Vi & En] – Justin & Huy Zing
      • iPhone app development [Vi & En] – Multinc
      • Essential Ingredients of a Successful Web Business [En] - Chris Harvey
      • Ventures Capital Tips: Getting funded and Operating a start-up [Vi & En] – James Vuong & Hiep Do IDGVV
  • Requested Sessions
    • Using Ruby/JRuby (or Python/Jython) for scripting/sysadmin and GUI applications, on Windows.
    • Developing some Extensions,Plugins,Themes for Mozilla Firefox , on Windows.
    • Start-ups, Entrepreneurship, and Business Development: Owning your own business in a global economy