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 The conference consisted of free talks, a mini-expo and panels. Tech enthusiasts from all over the country came to discuss and learn about open source technology. Comparatively,​ 2016 had a lower attendance than 2014, possibly because of the lack of bitcoin to some, of the general lost interest in open source by the local community. ​ The conference consisted of free talks, a mini-expo and panels. Tech enthusiasts from all over the country came to discuss and learn about open source technology. Comparatively,​ 2016 had a lower attendance than 2014, possibly because of the lack of bitcoin to some, of the general lost interest in open source by the local community. ​
 ====== Flourish 2015 ====== ====== Flourish 2015 ======
-2015, the atmosphere began to shift away from Flourish. With Chase Lee and Nathan Hurde unable to organize the conference the chair position was given to another. With new administrations and lack of student involvement in the ACM/LUG Flourish 2015 was cancelled. ​+2015, the atmosphere began to shift away from Flourish. With Chase Lee and Nathan Hurde unable to organize the conference the chair position was given to another. With new administrations and lack of student involvement in the ACM/LUG Flourish 2015 was cancelled. 
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 +[[https://​acm.cs.uic.edu/​flourish/​doku.php?​id=flourish_2015|Flourish 2015]]
  
 ====== Flourish 2014 ====== ====== Flourish 2014 ======
 Flouish 2014 had record high attendance numbers and for the first time ever had a heavy focus within the world of bitcoin. This was three years before the Bitcoin crazy of 2017. Cole Gleason, from UIUC also help with the conference and gave a talk on bitcoin. There was also a panel on KickStarter(Crowdfunding). Flouish 2014 had record high attendance numbers and for the first time ever had a heavy focus within the world of bitcoin. This was three years before the Bitcoin crazy of 2017. Cole Gleason, from UIUC also help with the conference and gave a talk on bitcoin. There was also a panel on KickStarter(Crowdfunding).
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 +[[https://​acm.cs.uic.edu/​flourish/​doku.php?​id=flourish_2014|Flourish 2014]]
  
 ====== Flourish 2013 ====== ====== Flourish 2013 ======
 Flourish 2013 began the "Chase Administration"​ of Flourish and led Nathan Hurde to not only help organize, but give his on talk at the conference. ​ To keep the flames fanning for Flourish, it was clear the scheduled speakers and sponsors would need to be a priority. Every meeting consisted of making sure the schedule was filled and the budget was kept. Ruth Suehle( Redhat) also gave a heartfelt talk and was received as the crowd'​s favorite. Ashley Riley and Aisha Halim were also critical in helping with the event speaker list and allowing 2013 to be built upon the foundation of past Flourish conferences. Flourish 2013 began the "Chase Administration"​ of Flourish and led Nathan Hurde to not only help organize, but give his on talk at the conference. ​ To keep the flames fanning for Flourish, it was clear the scheduled speakers and sponsors would need to be a priority. Every meeting consisted of making sure the schedule was filled and the budget was kept. Ruth Suehle( Redhat) also gave a heartfelt talk and was received as the crowd'​s favorite. Ashley Riley and Aisha Halim were also critical in helping with the event speaker list and allowing 2013 to be built upon the foundation of past Flourish conferences.
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 +[[https://​acm.cs.uic.edu/​flourish/​doku.php?​id=flourish_2013|Flourish 2013]]
  
 ====== Flourish 2012 ====== ====== Flourish 2012 ======
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 Flourish 2012 was a large conference and as the conference ended Chase Lee was announced as the next leader of Flourish, supported by both ACM and LUG members. Flourish 2012 was a large conference and as the conference ended Chase Lee was announced as the next leader of Flourish, supported by both ACM and LUG members.
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 +[[https://​acm.cs.uic.edu/​flourish/​doku.php?​id=flourish_2012|Flourish 2012]]
  
 ====== Flourish 2011 ====== ====== Flourish 2011 ======
 Flourish 2011 was held April 1st thru 3rd with Ryan Gordon and Daliah Saper headling April 2nd with talks on law and gaming prospectively. The conference also featured an Ubuntu Global Jam, Python Sprint and a Mini-Expo. Flourish 2011 was held April 1st thru 3rd with Ryan Gordon and Daliah Saper headling April 2nd with talks on law and gaming prospectively. The conference also featured an Ubuntu Global Jam, Python Sprint and a Mini-Expo.
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 +[[https://​acm.cs.uic.edu/​flourish/​doku.php?​id=flourish_2011|Flourish 2011]]
  
 ====== Flourish 2010 ====== ====== Flourish 2010 ======
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 ====== Flourish 2007 ====== ====== Flourish 2007 ======
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 The inaugural Flourish.With it's sister school having Reflections Projections running since 1995, it was time for UIC students to organize a conference of their own. The topic being open source. The Linux Tux was front and center to prove to many naysayers that open source was a viable career path.  The inaugural Flourish.With it's sister school having Reflections Projections running since 1995, it was time for UIC students to organize a conference of their own. The topic being open source. The Linux Tux was front and center to prove to many naysayers that open source was a viable career path. 
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 +Flourish 2017 also had an afterparty at IBM's Innovation Center, Thanks to Cedric Hurst a huge supporter of the conference and Chicago Tech. 
  
  
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