I think a 2012 Westcoast Wikicon would be great.  I was really surprised we
really did not have anything in SF for Wikipedia day.  I was at the
Wiki-con 2011/ 10 anniversary party and it was awesome.

If we want to do one, I got the perfect venue in downtown SF, TechShop.
 Let me know,
Erik

On Sun, Jan 29, 2012 at 6:12 PM, Jon Davis <w...@konsoletek.com> wrote:

> Let me know when/if you want 2012.westcoastwikicon.org
>
> -Jon
>
>
> On Sun, Jan 29, 2012 at 11:06, Kul Takanao Wadhwa <ktwad...@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> Pete - why don't you get a planning page started up on the Wiki? Would
>> the RCC folks be comfortable adding their input there?
>>
>> Kul
>>
>> Sent from my iPhone
>>
>> On Jan 29, 2012, at 7:57 PM, Sean Parker <s...@foundersfund.com> wrote:
>>
>> I would be open to provide financing for a West coast event
>>
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>> *To*: portlandw...@googlegroups.com <portlandw...@googlegroups.com>; San
>> Francisco Bay Area Wikimedians <wikimedia-sf@lists.wikimedia.org>
>> *Sent*: Sat Jan 28 18:23:21 2012
>> *Subject*: [Wikimedia-SF] Time for a wiki conference on the west coast?
>>
>> Hey all,
>>
>> Recently, the idea of a RecentChangesCamp in Portland, San Francisco,
>> Seattle, or elsewhere on the west coast has popped up on the RCC-planning
>> mailing list.
>>
>> For those who don't know, RCC is one of the longer-standing wiki
>> conferences, and has been held in Portland more than anywhere else. The
>> last Portland one was in 2008; it's also been held in Montreal (x2),
>> Camberra, Australia (x2), Boston, and Palo Alto.
>>
>> I think it's fantastic that this community remembers Portland so fondly,
>> and is so interested in having a conference there. And there's clearly a
>> very fertile soil in SF as well. From past experience, this conference only
>> happens if there is strong local will to pull it off. But if that exists,
>> there is a good core, international group of volunteers who will help out,
>> and provide insights from past events.
>>
>> At the same time, it seems to me that the wiki world has evolved since
>> RCC was first held. There are now several similar models, including the
>> WikiConference (the Wikimedia movement's name for regional conferences; one
>> was held last year in San Francisco); WikiSym (an academic conference about
>> online collaboration, which has grown to include an Open Space component
>> like RCC). Also, the PortlandWiki grown up since the last one, and has
>> found some solid allies and beneficiaries in independent groups like Occupy
>> and Portland Afoot.
>>
>> So, my question is: do people feel like putting together a wiki
>> conference in 2012? And is RCC a good model for doing that?
>>
>> I'd highly recommend joining the RCC-planning email list and discussing
>> there, so that we don't get separate discussions going.
>> https://groups.google.com/group/rcc-planning
>>
>> -Pete
>>
>> p.s. As an aside, I recently set up an IRC channel :
>> #wikimedia-westcoast. While I know that many of you are more "wiki" people
>> than "Wikimedia" people, I hope this is a useful tool for networking -- if
>> you're an IRC user, please join us and say hi sometime!
>>
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