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Updates from KansasFest 2011

Updates from KansasFest 2011

KansasFest has been in full swing for more than 48 hours, and attendees are already exhausted from the bounty of sessions, hardware, knowledge, and camaraderie. A few have even taken the time to share their experiences with the online community, so if you couldn’t make it here yourself, you can catch a glimpse of the …

Getting to and around Rockhurst

Getting to and around Rockhurst

Since 2005, KansasFest is held at Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. From eating and sleeping to geeking out, all the integral components of the world’s only annual Apple II expo occur right there. If you are driving to KansasFest, there are plenty of directions available; if you’re flying and don’t have a car, …

The return of Sean’s garage

The return of Sean’s garage

As last year, Sean Fahey will again be donating oodles of Apple II wares to KansasFest attendees. Saturday morning at Rockhurst, attendees will awaken to find a treasure trove of hardware, software, and literature, courtesy Sean and James Littlejohn, who will also provide transportation of the goods to Rockhurst. The items are made available to …

Making your way to KansasFest 2011

Making your way to KansasFest 2011

With KansasFest 2011 opening in less than two weeks (!), it’s time to take care of any details that could keep you from spending a week with some of the most amazing Apple II users you’ll find anywhere. Attendees arrive at KansasFest any number of ways: plane, train, car, or bicycle. If you are driving …

KansasFest 2011 session update

KansasFest 2011 session update

KansasFest’s daylight hours are your opportunity to soak in — and share! — an impressive wealth of information about your favorite retrocomputer. In the time since our first call for sessions, many attendees of KansasFest 2011 have signed up to deliver the following presentations: A tour of the hidden tricks of the Apple IIGS toolbox …

Early Bird registration closes soon!

Early Bird registration closes soon!

The United States is currently entering a three-day weekend. When it emerges, there will be only one day left in the month of May. That day is also your last chance to qualify for Early Bird registration for KansasFest 2011! Sign up for KansasFest 2011 on or before Tuesday, May 31, to ensure the lowest …

The Ryan Suenaga Scholarship Fund

The Ryan Suenaga Scholarship Fund

Before Apple II user and KansasFest alumnus Ryan Suenaga‘s passing, he expressed the wish to establish a scholarship for students who wanted to follow in his footsteps by studying social work. Now, thanks to some dedicated volunteers, that scholarship has become a reality, helping students of the Kapiolani Community College. KCC is part of the …