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DojoCon 2014 – Call for submissions.

23 October 2013 · by Eugene McDonough

After very successful DojoCons in 2012 & 2013 there is a queue of Dojo looking for the honour of hosting the 2014 event. To be fair to all Dojo's we issuing an open call for submissions with a closing date of December 2nd 2013.  The 2014 event will be held no earlier than March 2014 to give close to the 12 month break after the last event. The final selection will be completed by a diversified group of Dojo Champions that have no links to any of the locations which are submitting proposals. DojoCon is organised by a cohort of community members… Read More

Hello World Foundation at #DojoCon2013

23 April 2013 · by James Whelton

DojoCon was a milestone event for CoderDojo as a global organization, showcasing how much talent and hard work has been involved in it's growth. We were joined by attendees and speakers from all across Ireland, America, Belgium, Slovenia and even Gibraltar. Read More

Memories of Slane – #dojocon

23 April 2013 · by CoderDojo

Wow, its been a week since #dojocon, and the reports are still coming in of revelations and friendships that where formed at the event. From the surprise skype call to sing happy birthday for Los Angeles Mentor Una Fox; to the hackerspace stand soldering tiny LED buttons which caught attention throughout the day. And to think that this is all a voluntary collaboration is quite incredible. The first #dojocon, took place less than a year ago in the Limerick Institute of Technology. Immediately after there was discussion in the community about doing a second conference to follow on the first’s… Read More

CoderDojo Girls @ DojoCon2013

18 April 2013 · by Karen OConnell

One of the major themes of DojoCon2013 was girls and women in technology and the conference organisers deliberately had a 50/50 speaker ratio to reflect this. Needless to say, this is virtually unheard of within technology education and industry. Una Fox was a wonderful MC for the day and the highlight of the day was Kimberley Bryant who founded Black Girls Code. Her capstone speech was inspiring, passionate, moving and electrified the audience. In the stream related to Running a Dojo, I was thrilled to be asked to speak alongside Rebecca Garcia about the CoderDojo Girls… Read More

We Rocked! Now, what’s your next step after DojoCon 2013?

18 April 2013 · by graham

Folks, Only one way to put it – DojoCon 2013 rocked in Slane Castle. Now what’s your next step? Coolest Project Awards Noel King of DCU Dojo spoke about the next big Dojo meetup- the Coolest Project Awards, due in September. This is going to include mentors and Ninjas, is shaping up to have a real buzz! More at Coolestprojects.org http://conference.coderdojo.com/the-next-big-after-dojocon/ Also keep an eye on @LiaoNet for more information on the Citrix competition. Tweetup Eugene of HelloWorld and CoderDojo Limerick asked to highlight the #DojoChat hashtag for the Tweetup. http://www.coderdojomidwest.com/introducing-dojochat/ Stand up and… Read More

SiliconRepublic reports from DojoCon 2013

17 April 2013 · by Denise

John and Ronan from Silicon Republic came to DojoCon 2013 armed with a microphone and video camera..and a passion for CoderDojo. This is their video and it rocks…  … Read More