Fascinating! And note that on Sunday they are also putting on a meetup and workshop at the Tattered Cover cafe where anyone can learn about Wikinews, general sport reporting on Wikimedia projects.
Meetup and Workshop Date: December 2, 2012 Location: Tattered Covers in the cafe, 2526 East Colfax Avenue at Elizabeth Street, Denver Time: 1pm They have ambitious plans for producing openly-licenced news and content on this trip! They're also looking for folks to review their articles. See more at https://en.wikinews.org/wiki/Wikinews:IPC_Nor-Am_Cup Neal McBurnett http://neal.mcburnett.org/ On Tue, Nov 27, 2012 at 12:15:01AM -0700, Matthew Bowker wrote: > OK, I'm reviving this dead thread... but they're rolling in this weekend. > > So, it sounds like the plan is too meet the train (18:38 local time... in > Denver), then take the group out to dinner afterwards. > > Could I please get a rough head count (I'll be posting on Wikipedia too ... ) > of how many people are going to be there? Carpooling is possible, but we > need to co-ordinate that soon. Also, if you have any ideas for a relatively > inexpensive place that isn't too far from the train station, please mention > it. > > Sorry about the late notice, it's my fault. I should have been thinking > ahead. > > Matthew Bowker > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Matthewrbowker > > On Oct 29, 2012, at 11:33 AM, Gaurav Vaidya <gau...@ggvaidya.com> wrote: > > > Hiya! > > > > On 29 Oct, 2012, at 1:08 AM, Matthew Bowker <matthewrbowker.w...@me.com> > > wrote: > >> So, I've been in contact with [[User:LauraHale]] , and she's coordinating > >> efforts for a few Wikimedia Australia people to come to Colorado to take > >> pictures and write articles about a Paralympic ski event that's happening > >> in Vail this December. ( > >> https://en.wikinews.org/wiki/Wikinews:IPC_Nor-Am_Cup ) > >> > >> I was thinking about it, and how cool would it be if we met them at the > >> train station and welcomed them to the US? > > That sounds like a great plan! I should be able to make it, but this > > semester has been crazy busy, so I won't be able to confirm for sure until > > a week before. I love Lisa's idea of taking them out to dinner afterwards! > > > >> Their train arrives on December 1, at 18:38 (local time, I'm assuming). A > >> small group of Colorado Wikimedians would go a long way in making them > >> feel welcome. > > Yup, the California Zephyr arrives at Denver at 6:38pm , so that sounds > > about right! > > > > cheers, > > Gaurav > > > >  http://www.amtrak.com/california-zephyr-train > > _______________________________________________ > > Wikimedia-US-CO mailing list > > Wikimedia-US-CO@lists.wikimedia.org > > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-us-co > > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-US-CO mailing list > Wikimedia-US-CO@lists.wikimedia.org > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-us-co _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-US-CO mailing list Wikimedia-US-CO@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-us-co