AFKFest 2011 Saturday September 24, 2011 mp3Car Mid-Atlantic Car Computer Festival
What is it?
Mp3Car is hosting another one-of-a-kind show September 24, in Baltimore, Maryland. Come join computer hackers, car enthusiasts, techies, and audiophiles in a day of informative talks, car computer install presentations, socializing and innovating. In the morning, enjoy a free interactive speaker series on various topics on mobile computing.
This year's AFKFest will be at Betascape 2011, an event made to showcase innovative technology through a series of exhibits, workshops, and social events. Now our forum member vehicles will join forces with the likes of all types of cutting edge, experimental, and interactive technology. Come for the weekend and check out this fun-filled and informative event.
Where to stay? Mp3Car Recommends these hotels:
Pier 5 Hotel
Celie's Waterfront Inn
Admiral Fell Inn
Fairfield Inn & Suites Baltimore
Courtyard Baltimore Downtown/Inner Harbor
Baltimore Marriott Waterfront
What to bring?
· Your car to enter the contest. Register with mp3Car first as space is limited for display vehicles
· A camera
· A friend
· A good appetite for innovation
· A good appetite.
9:30am. Reception. Enjoy a light & complementary continental breakfast. Juice, coffee, bagels, fruit, etc.
10:00am. Speaker Series.
· Space for the speaker series is limited to 100.
· Tickets are free
· Get your ticket early.
Possible speaker topics:
· DIY Electric Vehicle Fabricator/ Car Computer integrator
· Expert on terminal mode for OEMs & aftermarket electronic manufacturers
· HMI expert
· iPad in vehicle expert
· Operating Systems in the vehicle
· Voice recognition expert
· XPrize vehicle and program manager?
· Mp3Car forum member's talking about their vehicles
2:00pm. Vehicle Showcase & Betascape Event
· This year, space is limited to roughly 15 vehicles
· If you'd like to showecase your vehicle, please PM me for registration details
· People's Choice Award will be presented to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place for the "Most Techie & Innovative" vehicle
· The Maryland Film Festival will be held in the same location
· Live music and street vendors will also be at Betascape-- come hungry!