Github is a collaboration platform for all kinds of skills.
“One of the main misconceptions about GitHub is that it’s a development tool, as much a part of coding as computer languages and compilers. However, GitHub itself isn’t much more than a social network like Facebook or Flickr. You build a profile, upload projects to share and connect with other users by “following” their accounts. And while many users store programs and code projects, there’s nothing preventing you from keeping text documents or other file types in your project folders to show off.” ReadWrite blog article
This event is targeted to everyone who is interested in collaborating or create a community around projects. Github is the platform that can help you work on remote jobs and collaborate with a global community.