Steve Virgin has been doing a lot of work in this area and should be
I will reach out to him - it is on my list :)
May is full of AGM - so give those dates a wide berth!
In the middle! :)
This would likely have to be on a week day anyway (at least from what I
have gathered so far), which makes it a lot less likely to clash with
anything (although a lot less convenient for Wikipedians, possibly).
It may end up getting pushed later though, depends how fast things move.
> As for venue, I'm sure our PR friends
will be able to fund or provide
> a venue; I suggest we are open to venues outside of London and this
> could be a chance to show off our progress in Wales (or alternatively
> Bristol) and discuss that as a good news partnership case study. Steve
> has been working on some plans with that in mind, which I am sure he
> will be happy to share with you on request, though they may not be
> available for open publication yet.
Sounds interesting; I'd certainly be interested to hear Steve's thoughts
(he did express support I think, when I first mentioned this, but not heard
anything since - so I presumed to take an initiative... ;))
Personally I am not adverse to heading outside London. In my initial
discussions, though, the suggestion was the outside London attendance was
unlikely to be as good.
> PS costs of travel or venue are not an
issue for this one; doing it
> well, sustainably and being seen to do the right thing are a
Agreed; a slick session would be great.