We (the SF group) have actually talked about doing before, we just wanted to have a dry run for it first. That dry run just so happens to be today and is the West Coast Wikiconference .
Seeing is how this "little" shindig oversold by 30% or so, and was really done in a month by Phoebe & Eugene, I think we could do a Wikimania -Jon  http://2011.westcoastwikicon.org/wiki/Main_Page On Fri, Jan 14, 2011 at 23:36, Joseph Seddon <seddonw...@gmail.com> wrote: > Dear Wikimedia California mailing list, > > Earlier this month the bidding for Wikimania 2012 opened and I wanted to > encourage your community to consider submitting a bid. Failing to win > shouldn't stop you since so much can be learnt by bidding anyway nor should > the rotation of Wikimania be an issue since there hasn't been a North > American wikimania since 2006. > > Wikimania provides an excellent opportunity for the local community to come > together to work on something big and it may well lead on to other things so > please think about it. Creation of bids closes on February 6th so there is > plenty of time to create a page and start the work on a bid. California has > such a vibrant community and a conference here would be veyr successful. > There is the Stanford bid currently but it might be worth looking at it and > seeing whether there are better options and if not, go with it and try and > make it happen. > > If you need any advice please feel free to ask on this list. > > Many Thanks > > Joseph Seddon > Wikimania 2012 Jury Moderator > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-california mailing list > wikimedia-califor...@lists.wikimedia.org > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-california > > -- Jon [[User:ShakataGaNai]] / KJ6FNQ http://snowulf.com/ http://ipv6wiki.net/
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