[Noisebridge-discuss] ALA unconference

April Glaser april.glaser at riseup.net
Sat Feb 7 17:49:17 UTC 2015


PS: we are happy to ask for donations for NB for hosting the event! I'm
sure we'll bring in some cash :]
On 2/7/15 9:32 AM, April Glaser wrote:
> Thanks all! And sorry for the radio silence on my end here, we were
> waiting for a few details to go through.
>
> The Library Freedom Project <https://libraryfreedomproject.org/>, an
> initiative to bring digital privacy education and tools into public
> libraries worldwide, would like to host an unconference after the ALA
> conference in June in San Francisco.
>
> The dates we'd like to calendar are June 29-30, using the space from
> 11am-8pm on both days. During the unconference we'll host a variety of
> skill shares, conversations on privacy concerns for libraries, discuss
> issues of access, radical archiving, copyright, and more.
>
> I am out of town this week, so I can't make it to this week's Tuesday
> meeting. But is it possible to let me know soon if this can happen at
> Noisebridge for those two days? We will need to use the main space and
> the backspace most likely, as there will be two concurrent tracks. I
> will come by the next Tuesday, for sure tho!
>
> Would any NB member be interested in being my point of contact to help
> me put this on the calendar, etc? Or may I put it on the calendar my self?
>
> Thanks so much and see you all soon! April
>
> PS: I read the creating an event wiki page, thanks for sharing that.
> On 12/30/14 4:39 AM, Patrick O'Doherty wrote:
>> +1. Would love to see this event at Noisebridge.
>>
>> p
>> On Tue, Dec 30, 2014 at 01:31:08PM +0100, Torrie Fischer wrote:
>>> Yo, April!
>>>
>>> This sounds super neat! +1 yes lets have this at noisebridge!
>>>
>>> Here's a thing to get you started:
>>>
>>> https://noisebridge.net/wiki/Hosting_an_Event
>>>
>>> Cheers :)
>>>
>>> On Monday, December 29, 2014 02:13:09 PM April Glaser wrote:
>>>> Hi all,
>>>>
>>>> Writing to see if we could host an American Library Association
>>>> unconference at Noisebridge for two days during the week of June 25-31.
>>>> I can't make this week's Tuesday meeting, but should be able to make
>>>> next week's. I'm not a member, so I'm a little dim about how to get
>>>> something on the calendar :)
>>>>
>>>> At the unconference we'd like to focus on activist-librarianship,
>>>> access, social justice, digital privacy, and issues related to sharing
>>>> and copyright. While so many librarians are in SF for the ALA
>>>> conference, we'd like to host an alternative gathering for topics under
>>>> discussed or overlooked at the main event.
>>>>
>>>> I'm organizing this as part of the Library Freedom Project
>>>> (https://libraryfreedomproject.org/). The website is still under
>>>> construction, but here's the project description:
>>>> https://www.newschallenge.org/challenge/libraries/submissions/the-library-fr
>>>> eedom-project-bringing-privacy-education-and-digital-tools-to-local-communit
>>>> ies-through-libraries
>>>>
>>>> Best, April
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
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