In order to get through the large backlog of meetup Meetup groups are locally-organized groups that get together for face-to-face events on a regular basis (commonly once a month). Learn more about Meetups in our Meetup Organizer Handbook. applications that are currently in need of vetting, we are going to be joining together in two 1-hour vetting sprints next week!
What is a vetting sprint?
A vetting sprint for meetup applications is a 1 hour session where all available deputies Community Program Supporters (formerly Deputies) are a team of people worldwide who review WordCamp and Meetup applications, interview lead organizers, and keep things moving at WordCamp Central. Find more about program supporters in our Program Supporter Handbook. meet together in the #community-team channel in the WordPress Slack group. Over the course of the hour, we will all work on vetting meetup applications and use the Slack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/. channel as a central place to discuss what we’re working on and support each other.
Who can take part?
Any deputies who have access to the Meetup Tracker can take part. That means people who have completed the deputy Community Program Supporters (formerly Deputies) are a team of people worldwide who review WordCamp and Meetup applications, interview lead organizers, and keep things moving at WordCamp Central. Find more about program supporters in our Program Supporter Handbook. training, signed the agreement and been given access to the tracker (details about the tracker here).
If you are a deputy who has been active in the last 6 months, then you would have been added to the tracker already, but if you don’t have access and still want to take part then please comment here and we can give you access.
When is this happening?
We have two sprints planned for next week, so we can accommodate as many time zones as possible. The two times are:
These times have been added to the Deputy Calendar for easy reference.
How does it work?
As explained above, we will meet in the #community-team channel on Slack at the times listed and dive into vetting meetup applications. Here are some handy links that you will need on the day: