[HacktionLab] [Hacktionlab-announce] Only 2 days left to save BarnCamp2019 - ACT NOW

mickfuzz at clearerchannel.org mickfuzz at clearerchannel.org
Tue Apr 23 19:49:57 UTC 2019

Hi there Mark and everyone,

I'd be up for helping if it gets re-imagined in a smaller form.
It seems a but much more like Barn Camp rather than Bean Camp at the moment.
I had a look at the Task list but got a bit scared.


On 22/04/2019 12:39, HacktionLab and BarnCamp news and details over
upcoming events wrote:
> Hi Hacktionlab,
> Just over a week ago, we wrote to say that we needed to get a move on
> with our organising, if BarnCamp 2019 was to stand a chance of going
> ahead.
> Since then we've also been in touch with lots of people individually
> to ask for help. We'd like to say thanks very much to those few who
> have volunteered, but sadly we're still nowhere near the level of
> volunteer commitment that we would need for the event to work. Even if
> we simplify and cut-back on some things, there are still lots of
> essential tasks that don't have enough people signed up to them.
> So, we've decided to give us all one last chance to volunteer. It's a
> participatory event, and that means you need to figure out how you
> will be contributing if you want the event to go ahead, and let the
> rest of the group know.
> The page where you sign up to tasks is on our wiki here:
> https://hacktionlab.org/2019_Tasks
> If you don't have a wiki account, ask mark at aktivix.org or
> naomi at aktivix.org to create one for you.
> The weakest areas at the moment, which could really do with more
> person-power, are:
>  - liaising with the farm
>  - sourcing & bringing equipment
>  - arranging night-time entertainment
> Remember if you're writing someone else's name down in a group that
> they need to have given their permission, and contact details to other
> people in the group.
> We've set a deadline of lunchtime on Wednesday 24th April. We'll then
> re-assess whether BarnCamp can go ahead, even in a reduced form. If we
> still haven't seen enough viable working groups form, we'll call it off.
> I hope we don't have to...
> Cheers,
> Mark and Naomi
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