Thanks Jon! I am super excited about this. After lots of discussion we
decided it was time to just go for it -- and Wikipedia Day weekend
seems like a great opportunity.

I moved the page to:
and added some more information. Please help us populate and work on
the to-do list, brainstorm about the venue, etc., and add your name if
you are interested in helping (or attending!) .


WikiSym 2010: July 7-9 | |

On Sat, May 1, 2010 at 6:46 PM, Jon Davis <> wrote:
> 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:
> Mailing List:
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