[Inpycon] Call for volunteer meet
Noufal Ibrahim KV
noufal at nibrahim.net.in
Sun Apr 26 07:18:21 CEST 2015
Excellent work Krace and everyone else involved. This is really a step
forward. Do blog/tweet about it on the PyCon India website.
On Sun, Apr 26 2015, Kracekumar Ramaraju wrote:
> Minutes of meeting
> 25 people attended today's volunteer meet and we discussed on two key points
> which was shared earlier.
> 1. Dev sprint planning
> - Goal of the dev sprint to get all participants send patch to open source
> - Venue capacity for dev sprint is 100 - 150.
> - Dev sprint is new in PyCon India, we need to understand participants
> exposure in Python and area of interest to work.
> - Significant amount of participants can be first timers, so having a
> mentor for
> project will help.
> - We need to come up with survey to capture the information about
> and potential mentors.
> - Similar to CFP, projects needs to submitted in prior and we will
> shortlist the
> projects. Idea behind this is to encourage participants to collaborate in
> - Criteria behind selecting a project is simple, a proper README file,
> instruction to how to setup and contribute instructions.
> - We need to have committee for screening projects and follow up with
> mentors and
> answer participants query.
> - Call for volunteers for dev sprint planning team for ground volunteering
> and pre event planning.
> - Internet is quite unreliable, participants should be advised to carry
> own internet dongle.
> - Reach to local user groups to conduct dev sprint as exposure to
> - Participants for dev sprint will be charged nominal fee.
> - 6 volunteers have come forward to help dev sprint.
> - Action Item
> Sayan will open separate thread to discuss about dev sprint planning,
> volunteers, and other details. As this task requires long planning,
> there will be multiple emails.
> 2. CFP promotion
> - Tentative last day for CFP is May 31.
> - We have sent emails to various mailing list and previous year speakers.
> - We need to reach out to various startups, large companies, educational
> and researchers to submit proposal.
> - We will come up with generic email text for forwarding inside the company.
> - Come up with single image/poster image which can be shared
> inside companies containing details about CFP.
> - Send reminder to mailing list and previous speakers once again about CFP.
> - Share official CFP details in social media like Twitter , Facebook .
> - It is good to collect data about companies we reached out in separate
> form from
> various people.
> - Reach out to python related newsletters like PyCoders, Python Weekly etc
> - Post on various online networks like Reddit, Facebook technology groups
> etc ..
> - Contact python/programming related meetup groups moderators to share CFP
> in their group like OpenStack, DevOps, Data Science etc ...
> - Action Items
> - We request interested individual to spread CFP and reach out to various
> meetups, organization and inside their company.
> - Vanitha will start separate thread to ask volunteer for come up email
> and Image.
> Please add any points which I missed.
> Thanks for all volunteers for turning up and providing feedback.
> : https://twitter.com/pyconindia
> : https://www.facebook.com/PyConIndia
> On Fri, Apr 24, 2015 at 7:02 PM, Noufal Ibrahim KV <noufal at nibrahim.net.in>
>> On Fri, Apr 24 2015, Kracekumar Ramaraju wrote:
>> > Hi
>> > Reminder, we are meeting tomorrow in IBM, Domlur, from 12.00 PM to
>> > 1.00 PM.
>> Do post a summary of the meeting.
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