Re: [Wikimedia-l] Registration open for Chapter Board workshop

2013-12-06 Thread Chris Keating
Hi Laura, you can bypass the registration fee by selecting other payment option in the way I said. In response to another off list query, I should point out that unfortunately this workshop is only open to existing (incorporated recognised) chapters/thorgs, not those still in planning or

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Registration open for Chapter Board workshop

2013-12-06 Thread Laura Hale
Hi Chris, If there is only one Wikimedia Foundation board recognised thematic organization, why did you chose to use a plural? And The Wikinewsie Group has aff-comm recognition, and as the Board has never rejected an aff-comm recommendation, I don't particularly see the problem. What I do see

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Registration open for Chapter Board workshop

2013-12-06 Thread Chris Keating
Hi Laura, Actually I hope both larger and smaller organisations will gain from this event. Larger organisations' boards certainly need training and support as much as smaller ones, though there are different challenges at different stages of development. I'm pleased to say of the people who have

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Registration open for Chapter Board workshop

2013-12-06 Thread Balázs Viczián
Hi all, As this event supposed to target guys like me, let me give you a short feedback about the program. I see nothing practical, nothing useful in it. It is full of defining this, defining that sessions. And they are extremely long. Not a word about financial planning, not a word about

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Registration open for Chapter Board workshop

2013-12-06 Thread Chris Keating
Thanks Balazs! All 20 spaces on the workshop are now taken. :) On 6 Dec 2013 18:48, Balázs Viczián balazs.vicz...@wikimedia.hu wrote: Hi all, As this event supposed to target guys like me, let me give you a short feedback about the program. I see nothing practical, nothing useful in it.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Registration open for Chapter Board workshop

2013-12-06 Thread Balázs Viczián
Well, this answer should be amongst the how not examples, worthy having an own topic itself. Another topic not related to the event but highly relevant for the answer from Chris: freebies. Obvious issue never spoken of. This event can be held anywhere in the world as long as it is free for the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Registration open for Chapter Board workshop

2013-12-05 Thread Chris Keating
Correcting link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/board-training-workshop-tickets-8850487045 *cough* On Thu, Dec 5, 2013 at 5:59 PM, Chris Keating chriskeatingw...@gmail.comwrote: ***Registration is now open for the Wikimedia Boards Training Workshop in London, 1-2 March 2014.*** Are you a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Registration open for Chapter Board workshop

2013-12-05 Thread Christophe Henner
Hey Chris, Hope you're fine. The eventbrite link isn't working properly from France :( Thanks for your help Best, -- Christophe On 5 December 2013 18:59, Chris Keating chriskeatingw...@gmail.com wrote: ***Registration is now open for the Wikimedia Boards Training Workshop in London, 1-2

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Registration open for Chapter Board workshop

2013-12-05 Thread Chris Keating
Also, in response to a query: It is possible to register without paying registration right away. If you click Other Payment Options you can select one of those and we will settle up with you eventually. :-) Chris On Thu, Dec 5, 2013 at 6:03 PM, Chris Keating chriskeatingw...@gmail.comwrote:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Registration open for Chapter Board workshop

2013-12-05 Thread Laura Hale
On Thu, Dec 5, 2013 at 7:40 PM, Chris Keating chriskeatingw...@gmail.comwrote: Also, in response to a query: It is possible to register without paying registration right away. If you click Other Payment Options you can select one of those and we will settle up with you eventually. :-) Chris