Ready for Busy Week in El Alto, Bolivia: Conference and Barcamp

The 2nd annual bloggers conference called Bloguivianos [es] will take place in El Alto and La Paz on August 29 and 30. The organizing committee had asked Voces Bolivianas to be in charge of the festivities in the city of El Alto. After discussion, Voces Bolivianas will put on a public conference for members of the general public in El Alto, featuring talks by prominent national bloggers regarding blogs, fotos, videos, podcasts and social networking sites.

Following the public conference, the first ever Barcamp and Fair will take place in the afternoon of the 29th. An open call for bloggers [es] to come and present their blogs and web projects was announced on the Voces Bolivianas and Bloguivianos websites.

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Once again, Voces Bolivianas is offering travel scholarships [es] to bloggers from underrepresented groups and regions. It will be a busy week in El Alto, but many of the participants from the first two El Alto projects have offered to help with the day's activities.