All, We've talked about the idea of having a "mini-conference" over a couple different meetups, most notably in the February meetup at the Foundation offices. It just so happens that it came up again at today's meetup and we've finally decided: we're going to do it.
We're aiming for an unconference style gathering, bigger than a meetup, smaller than Wikimania. Hopefully in the 100 people range. It will be here in the Bay Area, but we're calling it the "West Coast Conference" because we're hoping to attract people from beyond our little neck of the woods. We hope to get a few decent keynotes in there, and some of the "unconference" talks pre-planned. That way people will have be able to see what is going on (partially) in advance and know if they want to come. Obviously this is still very much in the planning stage, but that being said it will be held January 15 & 16, 2011. This is MLK Jr weekend, and it also happens to coincide with Wikipedia Day. More details will be sent out as we figure them out, and posted to the Wiki page (on meta, link below). Phoebe will also be sending out her half of the information in the next day or so (She actually takes notes, handy). Additionally, since some people get upset with the SF list gets busy with chatter they aren't interested in, we've setup a separate mailing list. If you're interested in the on-goings of this conference, want to help get involved, etc... please sign up for the list (link below). Some "Announcements" will still be sent to the SF list about this topic, for those not terribly interested. Thanks- -Jon Wiki Page: http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Meetup/WCWC11 Mailing List: http://groups.google.com/group/wcwc11 -- Jon [[User:ShakataGaNai]] / KJ6FNQ http://snowulf.com/ "This email should not be used to sue me" -- Bawolff
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