Thanks Sumana, I am forwarding this to the Cascadia email list. I for one
might want to participate.
On Thu, Jul 3, 2014 at 1:17 PM, Sumana Harihareswara <sumanah(a)wikimedia.org>
SeaGL is a ~250-person open stuff conference in
Seattle. They'd love talks
by Wikimedians about tech and culture topics -- security, community,
devops, getting-started, tales of woe, etc. Submit an idea by July 15th -
and Deb Nicholson (see fwd) is totally happy to bounce ideas around with
you and help you with your proposal. http://seagl.org/schedule/2013.html
has last year's schedule.
Wikimedians are eligible to get travel/hotel subsidies to give talks at
Senior Technical Writer
---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Deb Nicholson <deb(a)eximiousproductions.com>
Date: Thu, Jul 3, 2014 at 3:54 PM
Subject: Seattle event this fall, CFP open now
To: Sumana Harihareswara <sumanah(a)wikimedia.org>
I'm helping to organize the Seattle GNU/Linux Conference this year. We are
particularly interested in having some fresh voices at SeaGL. I was
wondering if you would help me reach out to Wikipedians who might be
interested in speaking by forwarding the CFP info?
When: October 24 & 25
Who: The audience will be a mix of ~250 professionals, hobbyists and
Where: The conference takes place in central Seattle -- a walkable
neighborhood with great food and coffee that is easy to get to on public
Other cool news: Our keynote is Karen Sandler, a longtime free software
Call for Participation: http://seagl.org/news/2014/06/20/CFP-Open.html
I'm happy to offer feedback on new-to-speaking people's proposals if that
helps them get over the hump. Thanks for your help!
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