Events Team Update for 1/17/2013

Past week:

  • Andrea to wrote a year-end post for WordCamp CentralWordCamp Central Website for all WordCamp activities globally. includes a list of upcoming and past camp with links to each.
  • Andrea touched base with the remaining “stalled” subcommittees
  • Andrea revisited 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. stickers with Sticker Giant, and shipped buttons to all events on the schedule that don’t already have them.
  • WordCamp Victoria was last week
  • SVN repository for the WordCamp Base theme has been set up
  • WordCamps Birmingham, Calgary, and Orange County were approved for planning.
  • WordCamp applicants in Richmond and Fayetteville were asked for a vetting interview.
  • Andrea met with with the Review Guidelines, Page Templates, and Mentorship subcommittees.
  • Andrea emailed 27 past organizers to get their permission to share contact info with Review Guidelines
  • Review Guidelines: when they get their list of people to reach out to, they will send a short survey to a group of past organizers and then follow up with direct interviews once they have the inital data.
  • Page Templates: Erick Hitter created a wireframe for a sessions template, and will start coding it up for next week or the week after. Brandon Dove will wireframe his Day Of template for next Tuesday.
  • Mentorship: the group has created a list of responsibilities for mentors and mentees and will be working on a Mentor Application, as well as Mentor and Mentee Rating Polls for when the mentorship is complete. We’re still talking over the right environment for the mentorship conversations – private? public?
  • moderators, event training materials, and multi-event sponsorship have yet to meet in the new year, though the latter will meet next week to complete their project. The former two are ongoing, and probably just need a little new blood.
  • WordCamps Phoenix, Paris, and Mexico happen this weekend.

Coming week:

  • Andrea to continue working with subcommittees that are on-track, and to set the off-track ones to rights
  • OMG order stickers already
  • Andrea to interview Richmond VA and Fayetteville WordCamp applicants
  • Get Aaron introduced to all the subcommittees
  • Review Guidelines will send a short survey to a group of past organizers
  • Page Templates will wireframe a Day Of template for next Tuesday
  • Mentorship will be working on a Mentor Application, as well as Mentor and Mentee Rating Polls
  • Multi-Events Sponsorships will reconvene and create a final proposal