English: GovCamp is an event in the spirit of BarCamp for governments and other public institutions to share social and technology solutions to turn them into Government 2.0 - With the help up supporters such a Deirdre O’Donnell, Dr Peter ShergoldGlobal Gold & Silver (Sell gold NYC) (Sell Diamonds NYC)

Français: GovCamp est un événement dans l’esprit du BarCamp destiné aux gouvernements et autres institutions afin de partager des solutions sociales et technologiques pour les muter vers un Gouvernement 2.0. Govcamp concept fr

Nederlands: GovCamp is een evenement in de geest van BarCamp bedoeld voor overheden en andere instellingen om sociale en technologische oplossingen te delen en om te zetten in Overheid 2.0. Govcamp concept nl

Deutsch: GovCamp ist ein mit BarCamp eng verwandter Anlass der es Regierungen und anderen öffentliche Einrichtungen ermöglicht soziale und technologische Lösungen zu teilen um diese in “Regierung 2.0” umzusetzen. Govcamp concept de

Spanish: GovCamp es un evento como BarCamp intencionado a distribuir soluciones sociales y tecnológicas entre autoridades y otras organizaciones y convertirlas en Autoridad 2.0. Govcamp concept es


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AU: 25 september: Don’t forget to register for Australia’s first Govcamp More information…

Past Events


CA: Canada GovCamp 2011, 2011/06/08, Toronto Canada

UK: UKGovCamp On the 12th May 2011, the first UK MailCamp at the CLG offices in London. Organised by Steph Gray as part of UKGovCamp

UK: UKGovCamp, London, United Kingdom, 2011/01/22 from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM (GMT) The original GovCamp will be back on Saturday, 22nd January 2011. … There seems to be some interest in a session on agile at Govcamp. …

SG: Shape Our Digital Future At Singapore GovCamp, Singapore, 2001/01/06 Singapore GovCamp is the first un-conference of its kind to be held in Singapore that will see citizens lead discussions on the future of the government’s …


IN: Govcamp India, Bangalore, August 2010

UK: Scotish Govcamp, Edinburgh, 31st July 2010

LV: Govcamp Latvija 2010, Saturday, January 23th, 2010

BE: GovCamp HandsOnLabs Antwerp , Friday, November 13th, 2009, about 40 demo-sessions on open source in public administrations + 2 tracks for “ad hoc” presentations.

CA: GovCamp Canada - University of Ottawa – Evening 31 May 2010, all day 1 June 2010

DE: government 2.0 camp Berlin (Germany) , Friday, August 28th 2009, eGovernment, eDemocracy und eParticipation in Deutschland zu fördern, von guten Beispielen aus aller Welt zu lernen und alle an diesem Ziel Interessierten miteinander zu vernetzen.

US: TransparencyCamp 2009, Mountain View, California, Saterday-Sunday, August 8-9, 2009, This un-conference is about convening a trans-partisan tribe of open government advocates from all walks to share knowledge on how to use new technologies to make our government transparent and meaningfully accessible to the public.

NL: GovCamp Amsterdam, Tuesday, June 30th, 2009, Overheid 2.0; Topic: Accessibility and Web 2.0 at Pakhuis de Zwijger

US: Participation Camp, Saturday, June 27, 2009 is an un-conference about finding new ways to invite citizens into the governance process. An informal meetup group interested in Open Overnment. http://meetup.com/opengovnyc

AU: GovCamp Canberra, Monday, June 22, 2009, We will approaching the actual topic event with elements from both the Public Sphere and Bar Camp methodologies.

UK: LocalGovCamp Brimingham, Saturday, June 20, 2009, is an event for anyone interested in social media and its relevance to local authorities. It will take place at Fazeley Studios in Birmingham.

US: CrisisCamp Washington, DC: Saterday & Sunday, June 13-14, 2009, the next exciting unconference about improving technology and practice for humanitarian crisis management and disaster relief.

NL: GovCamp Amsterdam, Saterday, June 13, 2009, Met HackdeOverheid willen we geeks en ambtenaren een ruimte bieden om een dialoog rond technologische innovatie, maatschappelijke verandering, overheidsdiensten en politieke transparantie mogelijk te maken.

US: GOSCON Washington DC: Saterday, 23nd May, 2009.

US: Government 2.0 Camp Washington DC : Friday, March 27, 2009, is the unconference about using social technologies (aka web 2.0/social media tools) to create a more effective, efficient and collaborative U.S. government on all levels (local, state and federal).

BE: HandsOnLabs Antwerp , February 17th, 2009, “Hands On Labs” on open source software.


BE: GovCamp Antwerp, ODF Seminar, June 16, 2008

NL: GovCamp Amsterdam (aka BarCampGov NL), June 7, 2008,

DE: PolitCamp Graz, Mai 30-31, 2008, Das PolitCamp Graz ist ein BarCamp zum Thema Politik

UK: GovCamp London (aka BarcampUKGovweb) London, Saturday, January 26th, 2008, a shared understanding and commitment to the vision for UK government web activity and helping establish the UK government Digital Network to bring together the community of webbies within central government and the wider public sector. at Google UK

BE: GovCamp HandsOnLab Antwerp, January 17th, 2008, “Hands On Lab” on open source software, GovCamp Antwerp Results


BE: GovCamp Antwerp , Friday, 22nd June, 2007.


BE: GovCamp Brussels: Thursday, 21st September, 2006. GovCamp Brussels Results


Special thanks

- Chris Messina & James Boje, the GovCamp-logo

Conceptual peers:

- Dries Buytaert, Drupal, DrupalCon

- Peter Forret Forret, BarCamp Brussels

- Mixel Kiemen, Mixel, co-organising

- Boris Mann, Bryght, spreading the word

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