Participation/Community Gatherings/Mexico Gathering 2016

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The Mexico Gathering will take place on November 19th and 20th in Mexico City, Mexico. It will be a two day meeting with volunteers from Mexico.


The goals of this gathering are:

  • Align attendees with what is happening at Mozilla
  • Improve individual and team skills to be more effective in their contributions and as a result providing more impact to Mozilla’s main initiatives.


Saturday, Nov 19th

Time Session
9:00-9:30 Introductions
9:30-10:15 Mozilla and Participation Team Goals
10:15-11:15 Personal Leadership
11:15-11:30 Coffee break
11:30-12:30 How to structure a message
12:30-13:15 Giving feedback
13:15-14:00 Lunch
14:00-14:45 Having difficult conversations
14:45-16:00 Community Health discussion
16:00-16:15 Coffee Break
16:15-17:00 Planning for impact
17:00-18:00 Lightning talks

Sunday, Nov 20th

Time Session
9:00-10:00 Reps.Next
10:00-11:00 Mozilla on Campus
11:00-11:15 Break
11:15-12:00 Mozilla's key Internet Issues
12:00-13:00 Diversity & Inclusion
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:00 WebVR
15:00-15:15 Break
15:15-16:00 Activate Campaign
16:00-16:45 Rust
16:45-18:00 Planification

Code of Conduct

As for every Mozilla event, we will have a Code of Conduct for all the participants. (Spanish version)

Emergency plan

Also, there is an Emergency plan in case that something happens, with information about who to contact, where's the local authority and emergency phones.


Mozilla Staff

Participation Team

  • Ruben Martin
  • Guillermo Movia

Contact persons

  • Ruben Martin
  • Contact offsite: Francisco Picolini


  • Hashtag: #mozmex16
  • Channels:
    • Mexico CG Telegram group
    • Email


Hotel Regente
Address: París No. 9
Delegación Cuauhtémoc, C.P. 06030 Ciudad de México, Distrito Federal, México.
Phone: (+52) 55 10 848700

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Getting from the airport to your hotel


Plaza de la República 9 Col. Tabacalera, 06030 Cuauhtémoc, México, D.F.
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Getting from the Hotel to the Venue

To go from the hotel to the venue, you will have to walk around 800 mts. It's a 10 min walk.

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  • Breakfast will be at the hotel and it's included.
  • Lunch and coffee break snacks will be catered for at the venue


We will be organizing group dinners. If you have any allergie that hasn't been communicated, please contact Francisco Picolini as soon as possible.

Dinners will be at 8 PM each day. You will have free time from event ending until Dinner. Menus will be fixed, and alcohol is not included.

Friday Dinner

Restaurante Barro Negro - Hamburgo 222 PB, 06600 Juarez, D.F.

Saturday Dinner

Porco Rosso Nazas - Río Nazas 115, Cuauhtémoc, 06500

Sunday Dinner

La Chinampa Reforma - Río Lerma 119, Cuauhtémoc, 065000 Ciudad de México, CDMX


Averages for November:

  • Low Temperature: 8°C
  • High Temperature: 22°C
  • Sunshine Hours: 11 hrs
  • Rainfall: 5,1mm
  • Weather last 7 days:
    • Max: 21°C
    • Min: 10 ° C
    • Rainfall: 4.3 mm