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Fluent 2014 Events

One of the things that makes Fluent unique is the abundance of opportunities to interact with others. Even people who naturally cringe at the idea of networking, will find easy ways of meeting new people, joining in discussions, and making connections they'll value for many years. Whether its working on code documentation, participating in speed networking, watching Ignite presentations, or mingling at one of the receptions, the events at Fluent are unparalleled.

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Location: Salon 10
Average rating: ***..
(3.67, 3 ratings)
If you had five minutes on stage what would you say? Would you talk about your latest passion? Describe the trip of a lifetime? Teach a hack? We'll find out in this high-energy, fast-paced, technology show-and-tell. Speakers are limited to 20 slides, which automatically advance after 15 seconds—that’s the fun of Ignite! Read more.
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Location: Salon 7
Grab a drink, mingle with fellow attendees, and see the latest in JavaScript and web platform technologies and products from leading companies. The Reception happens in the Exhibit Hall on Wednesday evening after afternoon sessions. Read more.
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Location: 2nd Floor Atrium / Golden Gate Ballroom
Have a particular topic you'd like to discuss with other Fluent attendees over lunch on Wednesday? BoFs are a great way to informally connect with others to share ideas, advice, and experiences. Read more.
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Location: 2nd Floor Atrium / Golden Gate Ballroom
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
Have a particular topic you'd like to discuss with other Fluent attendees over lunch on Thursday? BoFs are a great way to informally connect with others to share ideas, advice, and experiences. Read more.
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Location: 2nd Floor Atrium Restaurant
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 1 rating)
Join us at the hotel bar in the San Francisco Marriott Marquis for a drink and one last chance to connect in-person with fellow developers. Read more.
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Location: Salon 5
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
Join like-minded contributors and help to document the web platform and improve the WebPlatform.org user experience. Read more.
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Location: Salon 6
If one of your goals at Fluent is to meet new people, this session will jumpstart your networking with other attendees. Bring your business cards and prepare a minute of patter about yourself, your projects, and your interests. You’ll exchange cards and information with a new attendee every two minutes. Read more.
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Location: Salon 7
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
In addition to the exhibitors showcasing their latest products and services, the Exhibit Hall on Wednesday will also feature circuit board makers BeagleBoard and Tessel. Stop by their booths and see how Javascript can work with the physical world. Read more.
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Location: Salon 7
We're hosting a Nonprofit Pavilion on Thursday in the Exhibit Hall, highlighting some nonprofit organizations doing great work with web technologies and the local community. Read more.
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Location: Nob Hill B
Average rating: ***..
(3.67, 3 ratings)
If you're a woman looking for like-minded communities to join, c'mon down to our meetup on Tuesday evening before Ignite Fluent. In addition to great networking, you’ll hear lightning talks from representatives of groups, companies, and projects that support diversity in the technology community. Read more.
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Location: Salon 6
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 2 ratings)
The FluentConf Survivor Challenge will take the best coders at the conference and allow them to compete for prizes, fame, and glory. The competition is based on the Twilio API, and Digital Ocean’s cloud platform. Read more.
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Location: Community Lounge
Average rating: ***..
(3.33, 3 ratings)
Fluent's Flocks are informal get togethers organized around specific topics and attended by experts chosen by O'Reilly as well as regular developers and evangelists. There's no need to sign up in advance, just show up in the Community Lounge at the scheduled time to join the conversation and chat with others interested in the topic. Read more.
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Location: Community Lounge
Fluent's Flocks are informal get togethers organized around specific topics and attended by experts chosen by O'Reilly as well as regular developers and evangelists. There's no need to sign up in advance, just show up in the Community Lounge at the scheduled time to join the conversation and chat with others interested in the topic. Read more.
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Location: Community Lounge
Fluent's Flocks are informal get togethers organized around specific topics and attended by experts chosen by O'Reilly as well as regular developers and evangelists. There's no need to sign up in advance, just show up in the Community Lounge at the scheduled time to join the conversation and chat with others interested in the topic. Read more.

Community Events

The following events are community-driven events. If you would like more information about these events, please contact the individual groups hosting them.

Thursday, March 6 – Wednesday, March 12
Location: various venues
JSFest is a a series of events in San Francisco presented by the JavaScript Community. Read more.