Announcement: monthly chat for WordCamp organisers

A long, long time ago we started a discussion, here on the blog, about how we could support Community team mentors. This is completely OT and somehow related to this announcement 🙂

If you read the comments you will see that one of the issues that I raised is that we have a lot more WordCampWordCamp WordCamps are casual, locally-organized conferences covering everything related to WordPress. They're one of the places where the WordPress community comes together to teach one another what they’ve learned throughout the year and share the joy. Learn more. MentorsEvent Supporter Event Supporter (formerly Mentor) is someone who has already organised a WordCamp and has time to meet with their assigned mentee every 2 weeks, they talk over where they should be in their timeline, help them to identify their issues, and also identify solutions for their issues. but still a lot of WordCamps don’t have one: this is why I am starting a new monthly chat for all WordCamp Organisers and I hope this will also help Mentors come together and exchange information.

Who is this for

WordCamp organisers, old and new, potential organisers, mentors.

Proposal for a general agenda

  • 1 hour meeting
  • 30 minutes – updates from the WordCamp Community Support: posts from the blog that you might have missed, new tools, deep dive into a specific handbook section
  • 30 minutes – open floor, bring up anything you need help with

Kick off meeting – October 25th 2018, 13:00 UTC

Since we need to start somewhere, I am taking the initiative to schedule the first meeting at a time that is a bit in between: Thursday, October 25, 13:00 UTC.

For the following chat we can decide together when it’s the best time to meet. If other mentors want to host the chats we might even do it twice a month 🙂

We will meet in the #community-events channel in SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at

Agenda for October 25th 2018

  • Introductions: mission, plans
  • WordCamp Organising news: posts from the blog that WordCamp organisers and mentors should be familiar with
  • One handbook section at a time: venue and date
#agenda, #meeting