On Feb. 21-23, Aspiration will be holding its first "convening to bring together the range of developers, technologists, managers, eRiders, integrators, users and other practitioners who self-identify under the umbrella of 'nonprofit software development,'" in Oakland, CA. I will be attending on Thursday and Friday and hope to network with the many pioneers of this niche sector. It's a loosely organized event, but it aims to base its content on the following themes:
- Practices, Processes and Community will address concepts, themes and essential issues in the nonprofit software development realm.
- Software Engineering Topics and Trends will dive deep on a host of technical and strategic issues relevant to nonprofit software developers.
- Going Vertical: Application Focus Areas will explore specific “vertical” categories of nonprofit software.
Check out the website for more details, and I'll be sure to report on how my experience went.