Events Team Update for 2/14/2013

Past week:

  • wireframed speaker & schedule template; kept coding session and Day Of template
  • sent out Guidelines Pain Points survey to 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. organizers that missed the email the first time around
  • posted about the guidelines survey on WordCamp CentralWordCamp Central Website for all WordCamp activities globally. includes a list of upcoming and past camp with links to each.
  • posted about the initiative roadmap on make/events
  • posted on Meetups Best Practices on make/events
  • worked up final draft for the Mentorships program proposal
  • published 20 WordCamp videos
  • discussed & started to draw up guidelines for non-WordCamp submissions to
  • approved for planning: 2 WordCamps
  • approved budget & put on the schedule: 3 WordCamps

This week:

  • form a group to create MeetupMeetup All local/regional gatherings that are officially a part of the WordPress world but are not WordCamps are organized through A meetup is typically a chance for local WordPress users to get together and share new ideas and seek help from one another. Searching for ‘WordPress’ on will help you find options in your area. guidelines
  • bring the Mentorships program proposal to the Team Reps to review & approve
  • bring the Multi-Event Sponsorship program proposal to the Team Reps to review & approve
  • publish some Event Planning Training Materials at GPLGPL GPL is an acronym for GNU Public License. It is the standard license WordPress uses for Open Source licensing The GPL is a ‘copyleft’ license This means that derivative work can only be distributed under the same license terms. This is in distinction to permissive free software licenses, of which the BSD license and the MIT License are widely used examples. vetting checklist, invoice and budget templates, and WordCamp milestones documents
  • keep reviewing & publishing WordCamp videos
  • continue responding to WordCamp applications and working with WordCamps in planning