To help us celebrate the 30th anniversary of KansasFest, Roger Wagner is returning with our keynote. Roger, besides being an accomplished Apple II programmer, author, and businessman, is a KansasFest alumnus. He delivered the keynote in 1995 (recording courtesy of Steve Disbrow, EGO Systems).
If you need help coming
The KansasFest Planning Committee looks forward to seeing you next week! We’re committed to everybody having an excellent trip, so please let us know if we may help with anything.
KFest has a few traditions and memes going back several years. Some of our more interesting events are the contests we have during the conference. Participation is optional, but feel free to jump in for the full-on KFest experience! YOU COULD WIN A COOL PRIZE!
HackFest – Starting Wednesday morning
KansasFest is more than scheduled sessions. Hallway discussions, late-night hacking, and crazy contests are all normal. One of the traditions is a door sign contest. These aren’t “normal” door signs; KansasFest door signs are often interactive, exhibit unique memorabilia, and involve extensive planning. Besides showing off your creativity, resourcefulness, and
KansasFest is a great opportunity to meet some of the vendors who support our community. You’re able to ask questions, get help, and sometimes get special deals.
SolderFest is a KansasFest tradition. Whether you’re a expert at soldering or aren’t sure which end of the iron hold, this evening event is an opportunity to get together, melt metal, swap stories and know-how, build cards, or repair things.
If you own soldering equipment, please bring it. We’ll have
We’ve had some great proposals come in over the past weeks, including the following: Power-boosting the IIgs and IIe Book: “Break Out: How the Apple II Launched the PC Gaming Revolution” CatsGS – 60fps …
Melissa Barron, the Chicago-based Apple II computer artist and KansasFest regular, is offering prints of her five new paintings featuring the Apple ][+, Apple ][c, and various peripherals. Visit her Etsy store for more.
It’s amazing to see the varied ways the Apple II continues to live and inspire. You
KansasFest 2018, the 30th annual Apple II convention, is open for registration. Users, programmers, hobbyists, and retrocomputing enthusiasts are invited to Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Missouri, from Tuesday, July 17, through Sunday, July 22, for six days and five nights of sessions, demos, announcements, contests, and camaraderie.