2014 OpenWest Conference

Welcome to OpenWest

May 7 – 9, 2015 in Orem, Utah

The largest regional tech conference devoted to all things OPEN: Hardware, Standards, Source and Data.  OpenWest works closely with many of the local user groups to plan, develop and operate the conference.

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OpenWest Training Track

On May 6th, the day before the conference talk dates, attendees have an opportunity to attend either 2 half-day tutorials or 1 full day training.

 

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OpenWest Hack Center

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Test your skills, ask questions, learn how services are often exploited,
and WIN AWESOME PRIZES in this three day long open-CTF. To participate you
will need to bring a laptop. You are welcome to participate for as little
or as long as you would like.

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Young Technologists

Our Saturday Young Coders track has grown into a conference of its own! We are now offering 3 tracks!  Young Coders, Young Engineers and Young Designers! Bring your children to learn Programming, Electrical Engineering and Design!

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Tech TeamUp

TechTeamUp is an event designed to provide budding entrepreneurs with the opportunity to pitch their startup to a large, highly-technical audience with the hopes of procuring a technical co-founder. 

Presenters have five minutes to pitch their startup, explain the technical challenges that lie ahead, and reveal what they’re looking for in a technical co-founder.

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Ham Radio Class & Exam

This course provides two-day, no-nonsense (ok, maybe a little) course targeted on passing the exam required to obtain your first ham radio license. We’ll cover radio theory, electrical math, and FCC regulations. You’ll need a way (smart phone, laptop, tablet, etc.) to access email and websites (particularly HamStudy.org and noji.com/hamradio) during class. A license exam session will be provided on the third day

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Key signing Party

A key signing party is a get-together of people who use the PGP encryption system with the purpose of allowing those people to sign each others keys.

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Conference Badges

Help us get the word out to others in the community! Post a badge any place you call home: your blog, Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook. 

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OpenWest Keynotes

Peer into the data stream with our Keynotes to get insight into what is coming.

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Training Courses

We have 2 kinds of training:

Full day – a deep dive into the topic. Be prepared for 6 full hours of training in 1 course!

Half-day – pick any 2 half-day tracks and cover multiple disciplines!