WordCamp Europe 2020 Contributors Day Planning

There was a post recently announcing that 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. Europe Online will not only include speaking session but also a Contributors Day. We are very excited as we will have the opportunity to collaborate with many contributors worldwide that have not had the opportunity to attend WCEU before.

Contributor DayContributor Day Contributor Days are standalone days, frequently held before or after WordCamps but they can also happen at any time. They are events where people get together to work on various areas of https://make.wordpress.org/ There are many teams that people can participate in, each with a different focus. https://2017.us.wordcamp.org/contributor-day/ https://make.wordpress.org/support/handbook/getting-started/getting-started-at-a-contributor-day/. at WCEU will happen on 4 June 2020.

Design Team Planning

While the technical issues are being handled by the organizers, there are things we need to prepare.

  1. Onboard new contributors before 4 June
  2. Update the “Getting Started at a Contributor Day” page in the handbook. The design team has 2 pages on how to run a contributor day. Are any of these pages focused on contributors? Are there any updates we could make?
  3. Schedule special office hours in SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/., between 25 May and 3 June, targeted to new contributors. Experienced contributors must be available to help out.
  4. Have a “call for ideas” for tasks that can be done by new and experienced contributors.
  5. Have a “call for volunteers” to act as tasks/team leaders to facilitate during contributor day.

The plan will be discussed during our next team meetings happening on Wednesdays at 18:00 UTC on Slack. If you cannot join us, feel free to leave a comment below.