Shweta Karwa: Because you can practice talking to a vast variety of people, and sell them your idea.
Anish Vyavahare: Because it is a platform for everyone to learn something, so one might as well teach something.
Abhishek Deshpande: Good talk can help you impress girls
Anubha Bhat: It's a great way to get your idea around and since it's an "unconference", you get so many inputs. Also, you get to meet new people later who might share common interests
Rashi Vidyasagar: So well, 20 minutes are long enough to make your point but not long well to make a fool out of yourself. So, talk. Stage fright is one of the most common phobias out there, get rid of it today at Barcamp.
In case you didn't know... here's a FYI guide to BarCamp. Answer credits: The BCM website
Barcamp is an ad-hoc gathering born from the desire for people to share and learn in an open environment. It is an intense event with discussions, demos and interaction from participants. Barcamp is in essence a free conference without a preset agenda. Barcamp is a free conference without a preset agenda.
What's the agenda?
Barcamp is in essence a free conference without a preset agenda. Infact, it is popularly refered to as 'unconference'. A bunch of smart people meet up over the weekend, put up a schedule on a wall and spend the rest of their time taking up sessions and discussions with each other. There is no audience. Only participants.
For more details about the event, visit BCM 12
A few BarCamp Mumbai talks from previous editions