We're not all that far away from the BlackBerry 10 Jam, in fact it's just under a month away now, and RIM has decided to try out an "unconference" for everyone attending. The idea of an uncoference is to let your attendees decide the topics of discussion and as such, RIM wants to hear from you all -- BlackBerry Developers.
On Thursday May 3rd, the last day of the show, we will host an “Unconference”. This gives us an opportunity to work hand in hand with our developer community to build sessions and discussions on topics closest to your hearts.
We are asking for your ideas for session topics and to vote on the topics that most interest you. We’ve talked a lot about wanting to engage with the developer community and to show that we are listening, and this is another great way to build on that commitment.
What topics would you like to see discussions on? I’ll give you a topic I’d be interested in seeing: “My App is Great, But Now What? – Making an app a business; the importance of business and marketing planning.” Or maybe one like “How to Win the Enterprise App Opportunity with Gamification.”
Time to get your thinking caps on and really figure out some discussion topics; things you want to know from RIM, that can specifically help you in the development process. For submitting your ideas here in the comments you'll have the chance to win a free pass to the BlackBerry 10 Jam Unconference and 3-nights hotel accomodations from RIM. You have up until April 14th to enter, after that winners will be contacted and arrangements will be made.
Note: This is a contest for developers and you must be able to be in Orlando, Florida for May 1st through the 3rd. If you cannot attend, or are not a developer -- Please do not enter this contest.
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