[oshug] Fixing a date for OSHCamp 2014.
jeremy.bennett at embecosm.com
Thu Jan 23 22:01:20 UTC 2014
On 23/01/14 10:14, Andrew Back wrote:
> Hi All,
> Last year's OSHCamp was something of an experiment — hosting it as
> part of Wuthering Bytes — and based on how the event went overall and
> feedback, we've decided to do something a bit different this year.
> The idea is that OSHCamp will still be hosted as part of Wuthering
> Bytes, but that the latter will become more of a festival comprised of
> a series of events:
> * OSHCamp will have the Waterfront Hall to itself on the Saturday (10x
> talks) and Sunday (workshops).
> * On the Friday there will be a day of talks in the Waterfront Hall on
> a much broader range of topics (think of the non-OSHUG and crossover
> talks from WB 2013), with accompanying workshops upstairs in The Space
> on the Saturday.
> * Main social event Friday evening.
> * A number of smaller/fringe events in the week leading up.
> The dates we are looking at are:
> August 15/16/17
> September 19/20/21
> And ideally we need to decide on August or September ASAP.
> So, any preferences? Improved chances of better weather in August, but
> obviously a lot of people go away on holiday. Which may not be a bad
> thing, if you want to take a break in Hebden Bridge :o)
I think events in August are a non-starter. It's the month everyone goes
away with their family.
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