This shouldn't be restricted just to members ... :-) My suggestion would be either Oxford, based on the Wikimania bid, or London itself, perhaps at one of the universities/colleges. It would be nice if we could do something at the same time (or located at) with The British Library or similar, but that's possibly a bit ambitious right now.
Mike On 1 May 2009, at 23:28, joseph seddon wrote: > Wikimedia UK Members, > > As you all may be aware I have been tasked to over see Wikimedia > UK’s operation of and participation in conferences in the UK’s > large open knowledge and free software movement. The participation > of the chapters members is instrumental in getting our name out > there and to move forward. The Wikimedia UK AGM will be used as an > opportunity for those involved/interested in open knowledge and > free software to come and help teach the chapter something and > likewise for those people to find out more about the movement we > are part of. > > This years AGM was held in Manchester in (what I thought) was a > very nice venue. After only 2 months of existence we managed to > reach 26 members., of which over 90% were present. I hope and > expect our AGM’s to grow and to continue with such a high > participation rate. > > For the 2010 AGM, I am looking to hold it in or a location south of > Birmingham. This is to enable those from London etc a shorter > journey to travel. This city rotation will happen for much of the > foreseeable future, but it is not guaranteed. What I need from the > members is the following: > > Recommended city > Possible Venues > > Although a whole year ahead, given that there will likely be other > project I would like to get as much of a head start as possible on > those we know will occur. > > No dedication of time will be required so don’t feel that by > suggesting a city and venue that you are then committed to help > out. Volunteers will be dragged in at a later date. Things to look > at when suggesting venues is cost, wifi, food, access and size. For > the time being, assume participation of 50+ people. This isn’t an > official bidding thing like wikimania, just simply to get ideas on > the table for me to put together for future discussion. > > Yours > > Joseph Seddon > > Events and Conferences, Director > Wikimedia UK > > > " Upgrade to Internet Explorer 8 Optimised for MSN. " Download Now > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia UK mailing list > wikimediau...@wikimedia.org > http://mail.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediauk-l > WMUK: http://uk.wikimedia.org _______________________________________________ Wikimedia UK mailing list wikimediau...@wikimedia.org http://mail.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediauk-l WMUK: http://uk.wikimedia.org