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  1. AFKFest 2011 is September 24, Tickets Available Now (Again)

    by , 03-17-2011 at 05:04 PM

    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 members 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 jensen2000 on the mp3Car forums 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!