I will do my best to see if a display for the space can be created - but there are no banners that I'm aware of here in the office. I've been looking at, but not had the time, to create a nice pop up banner with the Wikipedia and/or Wikimedia logo. But I might try to address that in the next few days if I have time.

Right now our intern Deniz is putting together a box of all the available stickers/etc we have to offer for the event - which includes the remaining Wikipedia vests. Once we have a sense of what's in there we'll let you know Phoebe and make it available for pickup or delivery.

Thanks!

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On May 18, 2009, at 10:22 PM, George Herbert wrote:



On Mon, May 18, 2009 at 10:03 PM, phoebe ayers <brassratg...@gmail.com> wrote:
OK, so here is where we are at:
* We have a limited amount of swag
* We have the vests (I have some, Ariel has some)
* We have some computers coming from the WMF offices, to be picked up
on the friday before (do those come with monitors? :) )
* plus a plethora of laptops

* Phoebe and Jon to set up on Friday; other volunteers?

* we are located next to Wikihow, so we can share people if necessary;
Chris Hadley (cc'd) is the contact for WikiHow

THINGS WE ARE WORKING ON:
* The pass situation -- both Jon and I have been pestering O'Reilly
people, but no answer yet.

THINGS WE STILL NEED:

* Some sort of sign/banner advertising our Wikimedia-ness (Jay, does
the office have any banners?)
* Ideas for visualizations to run on the computers
* Ideas for an "interactive" display (guess the picture? learn how to edit?)
* Ideas for a couple of big signs to hang -- I don't think we have
space for the projector and cloth this year -- so are there other big
poster ideas we could make up? A giant markup cheatsheet? Please send
your ideas ASAP and I'll get some posters made up.
* more folding chairs -- does anyone have some they can loan?
* what about info-en business cards like someone suggested?

* And we need. ... you to sign up if you're planning on volunteering
and haven't already:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/San_Francisco/ Maker_Faire

Thanks!
Phoebe


On Mon, May 18, 2009 at 12:53 PM, Jay Walsh <jwa...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > Per last year, will you have a list of the volunteers names given to the
> front desk people so they can get in for free with a lanyard?
> This should be a pretty standard process. The organizers just need to know
> who is coming and who to give the lanyards to at the 'volunteer
> registration' booth way at the front of the event.
> I'm willing to put together:
> * 100 or so wiki pencils
> * up to 500 wiki pins
> * about 500 mini wiki stickers
> * the wiki vests for your use
> Not much more stock than that right now - we will do a big re- order with our
> new budget.
> that means materials should be handed out in person rather than scattered
> out as a grab-all.  You'd run out fast :(
> I'm signed up for Saturday morning to help kick it off!
> --
> Jay Walsh
> Head of Communications
> WikimediaFoundation.org
> +1 (415) 839 6885 x 609
> On May 4, 2009, at 9:02 AM, Brion Vibber wrote:
>
> I'd love to prep some activity visualizations to run in the background but > I'll be out of town for the event so will need a volunteer proxy to make
> sure there's hardware to run em on. :)
>
> -- brion vibber (brion @ wikimedia.org)
> El May 3, 2009, a las 14:29, phoebe ayers <phoebe.ay...@gmail.com> escribió:
>
> Hi all,
>
> We need to start seriously planning for Maker Faire, which is four short > weeks away. Please add your thoughts on cool things to bring to this page:
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/San_Francisco/Maker_Faire
>
> I also added a section for volunteers -- if you want to help staff the
> booth, please add your name!
>
> -- Phoebe
>
> - http://phoebeayers.info | phoebe.ay...@gmail.com
>

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I just signed up on the meetup page, I can help Friday pm and either (or in extremis both) Sat and Sun afternoons).


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