[EuroPython-Announce] EuroPython 2016: Kick-off

M.-A. Lemburg mal at europython.eu
Thu Nov 19 09:31:19 EST 2015


The EuroPython 2016 Team is ready for starting the organization of
next year’s event:


                *** http://ep2016.europython.eu/ ***

                         July 17 - 24 2016


If you would like to actively help with the organization, we’d love to
have you as volunteer in one of our workgroups. Please see the
EuroPython Workgroups page for how to sign up.

On-site Team WG
----------------

One of the workgroups, the on-site team workgroup, is especially
important, since they provide the services and management on-site in
Bilbao, as well as in the case of EuroPython 2016, also take on a
major role in the financial and legal infrastructure of the conference
organization.

This team is your contact in case you have questions related to
on-site setups.

 * Oier Echaniz Beneitez (Chair)
 * Borja Ayerdi Vilches
 * Darya Chyzhyk
 * Ion Marqués
 * José David Nuñez
 * Alexandre Savio
 * Luis Javier Salvatierra

Conference Administration WG
----------------------------

Manages and organizes the administration side of the conference, in
particular: contracts, venue contact, ticket support, satellite
conferences, legal support, insurance, licensing.

 * Marc-Andre Lemburg (Chair)
 * Borja Ayerdi Vilches
 * Vicky Twomey-Lee
 * Stéphane Wirtel

Finance WG
----------

Manages and organizes the finances and budget of the conference, in
particular: budget, controlling, accounting, billing, invoicing,
taxes, payment system administration.

 * Borja Ayerdi Vilches (Chair)
 * Darya Chyzhyk
 * Marc-Andre Lemburg
 * Anthon van der Neut (EPS Treasurer)
 * Stéphane Wirtel

Sponsors WG
-----------

Manages and organizes the sponsor activities of the conference, in
particular: sponsor contacts, sponsor logistics, room/booth
assignment, recruiting session, jobs fair, exhibit hall, startup row.

 * Fabio Pilger (Chair)
 * Borja Ayerdi Vilches
 * Darya Chyzhyk
 * Raúl Cumplido
 * Marc-Andre Lemburg
 * Alexandre Savio
 * Vicky Twomey-Lee

Communications WG
-----------------

Manages and organizes the public communication and community relations
of the conference, in particular: press, community relations,
diversity/outreach/CoC, CoC contact, announcements, social media,
attendee tools, volunteer coordination, mailing lists, Trello and
Loomio groups.

 * Marc-Andre Lemburg (Chair)
 * Darya Chyzhyk
 * Raúl Cumplido
 * Kerstin Kollmann
 * Leire Ozaeta
 * Vicky Twomey-Lee
 * Chris Ward
 * Stéphane Wirtel

Support WG
----------

Manages and organizes the attendee/speaker support of the conference,
in particular: helpdesk, attendee support contact, visa help, travel
management.

 * Christian Barra
 * Aisha Bello
 * Darya Chyzhyk
 * Anthon van der Neut
 * Alexandre Savio
 * Stéphane Wirtel

Financial Aid WG
----------------

Manages and organizes the financial aid program of the conference, in
particular: setup, grant selection, aid organisation.

 * Darya Chyzhyk
 * Vicky Twomey-Lee
 * Stéphane Wirtel

Marketing/Design WG
-------------------

Create and manage marketing and design aspects of the conference, in
particular: brochures, advertisements, banners, flyers, travel guide,
t-shirts, lanyards, badges, panels, logo.

 * Darya Chyzhyk
 * Marc-Andre Lemburg
 * Alexandre Savio
 * Stéphane Wirtel

Program WG
----------

Manages and organizes the conference program of the conference, in
particular: talk selection/voting, scheduling, session chairs,
sprint/openspace/keynote/lightning talks/poster session organization.

 * Alexandre Savio (Chair)
 * Alexander Hendorf  (Co-chair)
 * Christian Barra
 * Raúl Cumplido
 * Moshe Goldstein
 * Vicky Twomey-Lee
 * Chris Ward

Web WG
------

Manages and organizes the web site, in particular: web site support,
helpdesk ticket system, administration, backups, payment system
integration, hosting.

 * Christian Barra (Chair)
 * Oier Beneitez
 * Raúl Cumplido
 * Cesar Desales
 * Patrick Guido
 * Marc-Andre Lemburg
 * Fabio Pliger
 * Alexandre Savio
 * Stéphane Wirtel

Media WG
--------

Manage and organize the talk and session recordings of the conference,
in particular: video recording, live streaming, uploads to YouTube and
archive.org.

 * Anthon van der Neut (Chair)
 * Luis Javier Salvatierra

Code of Conduct WG
------------------

Manage and organize the code of conduct (CoC) workflows, create CoC
documents, provide CoC contacts and handle CoC requests.

 * Darya Chyzhyk
 * Marc-Andre Lemburg
 * Anthon van der Neut
 * Leire Ozaeta

On-Site Volunteers
------------------

In addition to several of the EuroPython Workgroup members, we will
need quite a few attendees helping us as session manager, room
manager, at the registration desk, bag stuffing and during set up and
tear down of the conference.

We will run a separate announcement for on-site volunteers closer to
the event.


Enjoy,
--
EuroPython Society
http://www.europython-society.org/


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