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On Dec 7, 2017 03:43, "Jonathan S. Katz" <[hidden email]> wrote:
Will it be possible to add local user-group meetups? If they do follow guidelines of "Community Conference Recognition", but are organized by "bunch of people, who are not registered as any kind of official organisation"?
In attachment is IP-based map of registrations to our yesterday's meetup, we did not plan to have anyone from outside of Estonia, so it come unexpected, but to think about it – it is good argument for more cross-border visibility as benefit for user groups in small countries.
pgug.ee-nr3-bycountry.png (120K) Download Attachment
On Sat, Dec 9, 2017 at 8:50 PM, Ervin Weber <[hidden email]> wrote:
The current events policy (https://wiki.postgresql.org/wiki/NewsEventsApproval) specifically says that we do *not* include meetups, unless it's the first one. The reason is that there are so many of those meetups that they'd often be the only thing listed.
The long term plan has been that we'd like to have a *separate* listing of all meetups, so they don't "flood" the main listing. And yes, including something like a geographical map of them has been considered for this as well. "Small Matter Of Programming" required to set up a separate section for it, but definitely something we should do. Including something like people being able to register a meetup from meetup.com and then having us automatically populate a calendar from that.
If anyone is interested…
I have a place where I try to have all calls for papers on both Oracle and PG-events together (I know _we_ don’t really care about Oracle, so the though is to have this as a kind of conversion spot).
Anyone who wants to share information, please drop me a line.
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