This page documents upcoming conferences and our goals + commitments for them.
- May 12, WebMaking Instructor Community Conference, Cambridge, MA
- Style: Unconference?
- Theme: Webmaking and bottom-up teaching
- Our goal: Explain the Boston Python Workshop strategy and learn what others are up to in this space
- Status: Wondering if we can attend
- May 7-12: Ubuntu Developer Summit, Oakland, CA
- Saturday June 2, WebMaking Instructor Community Conference, San Francisco, CA
- See above Boston edition (:
- June 26-29, Open Source Bridge, Portland, Oregon
- Status: Karen will be attending
- Sun 7/8 - Sat 7/14: Debconf12, Managua, Nicaragua
- Style: Week-long Debian fest
- Theme: Debian
- Our goal: Represent OpenHatch and discuss community organizing among Debian participants
- Status: Planning (but not committed) to attend and speak (Asheesh)
- Sat 7/14 - Sun 7/15: Community Leadership Summit, Portland, OR
- Style: Weekend unconference
- Theme: Community organizing, mostly in open source but also largely in commercial web forums around a brand (e.g. Zappos)
- Goal: Represent the OpenHatch Way in FLOSS organizing and diversity outreach; and hear from other active FLOSS communities
- Status: Interested in attending (Asheesh)
- Wikimania 2012: Tue 7/10 and Wed 7/11 Hackathon
- Wikimania 2012: Main conference
- Mon 7/16 - Fri 7/20: OSCON, Portland, OR
- Style: Week-long corporate megaconf
- Theme: Open source in absolutely any fashion
- Goal: Represent OpenHatch to, and hang out with, the wide variety of exciting speakers at OSCON (and attendees too)
- Status: Karen and Asheesh's "Open source project growth as a user experience problem" talk accepted!
- October 3-6: Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing 2012, Baltimore, MD
- Theme: Women in tech, with a sizable open source track
- Karen is part of a proposed panel on women in FOSS w. Pam Selle; iirc Deb had a proposal as well?
- I honestly can't tell from GHC's website whether or not male-identified people are allowed to attend...