Great to hear!
As I am unfortunately unlikely to make it, I think livestreaming
and/or video archiving would be great.
Another alternative would be for all presenters to post presentations
with speaker notes and/or have a live notetaker. Just throwing ideas
On Wed, Feb 15, 2012 at 10:07 AM, Mita Williams <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> The third installment of Code4Lib North is a go!
> We have the okay from our administration, we (tentatively) we have a place
> to meet up in the University's new Engineering Building, and we have a team
> of folks from the Leddy Library who will endeavour to extend the same kind
> hospitality that both McMaster and Queen's University demonstrated in the
> past. And there's a chance that we might be able to hold a social event in
> the soon to be reopened Walkerville Brewery.
> Code4Lib Community: do have any suggestions for what sort of format we
> should pursue? At the moment, I'm thinking along the lines of being two
> days with the first being a hackfest and the second being lightning talks
> and presentations. Should we also include an 'ask me anything' on the
> first day? the second? If we get the space we want, we might have access
> to a 3D printer. Should we try to incorporate some hardware hacking?
> Also, we're not well versed in livestreaming and archiving video of
> presentations here but if it's important to the community, we can give it
> our best shot. How important is live video/archived video to you?
> And perhaps, most importantly, what week in May would work best for you?
> Here are some mitigating factors (please let me know of any that I may have
> - April 20-22 : GreatLakes THATCamp (London, Ontario)
> - May 5th : Weird Al is playing the Detroit Fox Theatre
> - June/July : tentative Code4Lib Midwest meetup at Michigan State
> Please let me know, on or off-list. Thanks!