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Joomla! Voices Heard Around the World

Written by | Sunday, 01 May 2011 16:12 | Published in 2011 May
The Joomla! Community is a thriving bunch of Open Source loving geeks. We share code and experiences virtually in forums, social media sites, skype chats and various places around the web each and every day. Every once in a while, we actually get together for some training and fellowship with other Joomla! community members through Joomla! User Groups and JoomlaDay events throughout the world.
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JoomStew Radio is a Joomla! focused Podcast that features many interviews and discussions with JoomlaDay and JUG organizers and attendees from all corners of the earth. Over the past several months we've featured numerous guests on our show ranging from OSM President Ryan Ozimek to JoomlaDay New England organizer Jen Kramer and many more talking about the latest event they attended.

We thought we would take a minute to share some of these great stories with you here in the Joomla! Community Magazine, so you might get a glimpse of what goes on at any of these great events held throughout the year. Many times the cost to attend these events is much less than you would pay for the same professional training through another channel, and the networking with fellow Joomla! lovers can't be beat.

Here's a quick list of some of the great JoomlaDay and Joomla! Event podcast interviews JoomStew Radio has published over the past year.

JoomStew Radio - JoomlaDay West 2010

URL: http://www.joomstew.com/joomstewradio/news-brief/joomstew-news-brief-joomladay-west-2010

Matt Lipscomb joined JoomStew Radio to talk about JoomlaDay West 2010, sharing his experience not only as a Joomla Community Leadership team member, but as an attendee and presenter. Listen as Matt shares highlights from the event, the "unconference", the hackable conference, Keynote sessions and the CLT livestream video broadcast.

JoomStew Radio - JoomlaDay DC

URL: http://www.joomstew.com/joomstewradio/specials/joomstew-radio-october-20-2010-joomladay-dc

JoomlaDayDC was held on Saturday, October 16, 2010. They had a great line-up of speakers and it was standing room only as the planned number of attendees was exceeded. JoomStew Radio interviewed several guests from the event, both organizers and speakers alike. Our guests included Jen Kramer, Ryan Ozimek, Bruce Scherzinger, Steve Gorney and Joe LeBlanc.

JoomStew Radio – Celebrating Joomla! 1.6 Around the World!

URL: http://www.joomstew.com/joomstewradio/joomla-1-6-series/joomstew-radio-celebrating-joomla-1-6-around-the-world

In January 2011, JoomStew Radio did some globe-trotting to find out how Joomla User Groups (JUGs) have been celebrating the launch of Joomla 1.6. The result is a fun window into our world-wide Joomla! communities - it's a show you won't want to miss!

JoomStew Radio - Goes to New England

URL: http://www.joomstew.com/joomstewradio/news-brief/joomstew-radio-goes-to-new-england

This week JoomStew Radio had the opportunity to sit down for a fireside chat with Joomla! Day New England organizer, Jen Kramer and JoomStew Host Dianne Henning. The 3rd Joomla! Day New England was held on Saturday, April 2nd, 2011 and was well attended with 105 Joomla! users and developers, 12 speakers and a keynote speech by Open Source Matters president, Ryan Ozimek.

Joomla! Days and Beyond

If you plan to be near the CMS Expo in Chicago, Illinois May 2-4, 2011 you can catch two of our featured guests from this list live, OSM President Ryan Ozimek and Joomla Lead Developer Andrew Eddie who will be giving a presentation at a free Joomla User Group Chicago meeting Monday night sponsored by the CMS Association.

If you plan to attend the J and Beyond 2011 event May 6-8, 2011 in Kerkrade, Netherlands, you can see many of the world's leading Joomla! developers live on stage, as well as our very own JoomStew Radio Hosts Alice Grevet and Dianne Henning, who will be hosting nightly JoomStew Radio shows from the event.

If you know of a Joomla! related event you want to get the word out about, or would like to tell us about an Event you just attended, contact JoomStew Radio to be a guest on the show.

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Robert Vining

Robert Vining

An avid Joomla! supporter, Robert Vining offers custom joomla web design through his website Roberts Web Design, creates cool SobiPro templates at Sobi Templates, and hosts a weekly Joomla podcast on the JoomStew Radio Show about the community happenings in and around Joomla!