Reps/Council/WorkWeek Feb2012

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Overview

Members of the ReMo provisional council will meet in Athens for 3 days of discussions and brainstorms to plan for phase 2 of the Mozilla Reps program and define a roadmap for the next 6 months. Strengthening the ReMo mentorship base, nominating a new ReMo council and implementing a council election system will be on top of the agenda.

Date

Friday February 24th to Sunday February 26th, 2012

Location

Athens, Greece

Venue location

Hackerspace.gr
Αμπατιέλου 11,
Athens 11144,
Greece
+30 21 3021 0437
‎ Web: hackerspace.gr

See map here

Participants

  • Brian King (Ireland/Slovenia)
  • Guillermo Movia (Argentina)
  • Majken Connor (Canada)
  • Pierros Papadeas (Greece)
  • Rami Khader (Jordan)
  • Ruben Martin (Spain)
  • Viking KARWUR (Indonesia)
  • Vineel Reddy Pindi (India)
  • William Quiviger (France)

Guest participants

  • Katherine Naszradi (Contributor Engagement Coordinator - Mozilla)
  • Giorgos Logiotatidis (Mozilla Reps Web Developer)

Discussion topics and idea (not in any order of importance)

See etherpad here.

(Tentative) Schedule

This is a tentative schedule. Please feel free to edit and tweak as you see fit. We'll be discussing this on Sunday during our council meeting.

23-Feb (arrival day) THU

  • rest and relaxation before the intense 3 days
  • prep-dinner in the evening near hotel
  • small outing to Lycebatus hill for an Athens by night.

24-Feb (Day 1) FRI

  • 08:00 - 08:30 Breakfast at hotel
  • 09:00 - 09:30 Welcome by William/Pierros
  • 09:30 - 10:00 Contributor Engagement update by Mary Colvig + Q&A (Skype Video)
  • 10:00 - 10:30 ReMo Webdev update and website walk-through
  • 10:30 - 10:45 Break
  • 10:45 - 11:30 Individual SWOT analysis by each council member (5 min presentations max) (presentation template to be distributed shorty)
  • 11:30 - 13:30 Follow-up discussion: what's working? what's not working? ways to improve moving forward?
  • 13:30 - 15:00 Lunch nearby hackerspace.gr
  • 15:00 - 17:00 ReMo video shoot (unleash the director/actor in you!)
  • 17:00 - 17:30 Break
  • 17:30 - 18:00 Stewards update by David Boswell + Q&A (Skype video)
  • 18:00 - 18:30 Student Reps update by Jason Haas + Q&A (Skype)
  • 20:30 - 22:30 Dinner at Pasalimani Area (Port)


(*) - identify key areas that need improvement
- SOPs that needs to be tweaked/drafted
- SIG pages that need to be defined/created
- video tutorials that need to be created

25-Feb (Day 2) SAT

  • 10:00 - 10:30 Breakfast + short recap of tasks defined earlier
  • 10:30 - 12:00 Brainstorming and planning on governance, ReMo Council renewal + voting system
  • 12:00 - 13:00 Add-on brainstorm
  • 13:30 - 14:30 Lunch nearby hackerspace.gr
  • 14:30 - 15:30 Website feature request round-up
  • 15:30 - 17:30 ReMo video shoot (unleash the director/actor in you!)
  • 17:30 - 18:30 Planning and design of ReMo "reward" program
  • 18:30 - 19:30 Events Presentation + Discussion
  • 20:30 - 22:30 Dinner at Bahari Greek Restaurant

26-Feb (Day 3) SUN

  • 10:00 - 11:00 Breakfast
  • 12:00 - 13:30 Recap of discussions, synthesis of etherpas notes
  • 13:30 - 15:30 Lunch nearby hackerspace.gr
  • 15:30 - 17:30 Drafting of 6-month roadmap integrating objectives + goals
  • 17:30 - 20:30 Free time
  • 20:30 - 22:30 Goodbye dinner
  • 23:00 - ??:?? Night out in athens, including Six Dogs and Vromiko :)

27-Feb (departure day) MON

  • goodbye breakfast - boohoo :(
  • Visiting Acropolis and Parthenon for those that have time before flight.

Logistics

Questions about logistics? Contact Pierros :)

Hotel

A for Athens

2-4, Miaouli street, Monastiraki, Psiri, 17255 Athens (check map)

Right next to Monastiraki Metro Station, A for Athens offers a rooftop bar with a stunning view of the Acropolis. Nightlife districts of Psirri, Monastiraki and Plaka are a 5-minute walk.

Food

Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be organized and paid for by Mozilla from the evening of 23th to the evening of 26th. Free snacks and drinks will be provided throughout the work week.

Pierros will send an email a few days before the work week to tell you where and at what time to meet for an informal prep-dinner on Thursday evening. NB: if you have special requests in terms of food, contact Pierros or William!

Friday

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Lunch around hackerspace.gr
  • Dinner at Pasalimani (check map) -- TBD

Saturday

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Lunch around hackerspace.gr
  • Dinner at Bahari Greek Restaurant (Athanasiou Diakou 12, Pefki 15121, Greece - check map)

Sunday

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Brunch TBD

Work

Friday

Saturday & Sunday

Transportation

Athens has a big and complex ground transportation network. Buses, Trams and 4 lines of metro span across it. Fortunately for us we will have to use only two lines! :) The blue one (number 3) and the green one (number 1). More genaral info here http://www.oasa.gr/?id=ind3ex&lang=en

From and To Αirport

Arriving in ATH we will make sure to welcome you on the spot. We will be taking the Blue line ( number 3) from the Airport station towards "Monastiraki" station. This is actually the blue line from start to end so no way to miss it :) Once you arrived in Monastiraki you exit to the ground and head towards the Northen part of the plaza. The first block next to plaza has the Hotel on its side. You are here!

When you are leaving (buhu.. :( ) you will be taking the line 3 (theblue one) from Monastiraki towards "Airport" (). Alternatively you can use the line 3 towards "Doukissis Plakentias" and take frome there the suburban to "Airport" (if you dont find "towards Airport" from Monastiraki which its frequency is every 30 min)

Tickets from and to the airport are "special" and should be purchased on spot before entering the train (we will help with that). As always keep all receipts. The train ride should be 45 minutes one way.

From and To Hackerspace.gr

Arriving to hackerspace.gr from the hotel is done by using only the Green metro line (number 1). Enter the Monastiraki station, and take Line 1 direction to "Kifisia". You exit after 6 stations at station "Agios Eleftherios". Then you walk Chrysostomou Smirnis (the diagonal one) down South and after 3 streets you turn right to Ampatiellou street. On your right (11 number) you have hackerspace.gr !

For heading back to the hotel you should turn right after exiting hackerspace.gr and then on the first street left (Chrysostomou Smirnis). Then all the way up to the station, and you cross the metro line passing below or above it. Then you take Line 1 (the green one) towards "Pireus" and you exit to Monastiraki after 6 stations.

Tickets can be daily and will be provided at your arrival :) The one way trip is aprox 15 minutes.

Check also hackerspace page on that

Moving around for lunch and dinner

For lunch we will make sure to make short walking trips around hackerspace.gr For dinner we will try to use metro lines all together, or worse case we will utilize our cars.

Map

You can find a map with all crucial points here: http://g.co/maps/sdp3a

Arrivals

Who Flight Date Time From
Brian 803 (Aegean) Thursday 23rd 14:35 Munich
Deimidis Iberia 3884 Thursday 23rd 16:05 Madrid
Kate Flight 1282 (Lufthansa) Thursday 23rd 17:15 Frankfurt
Lucy British airways 640 Thursday 23rd 13:35 London
Nukeador Iberia 3884 Thursday 23rd 16:05 Madrid
Rami OA 152 Thursday 23rd 18:30 AMS
Viking Emirates Airline 105 Thursday 23rd 13:20 Dubai - UEA
Vineel Airbus A321 (QATAR) Thursday 23rd 12:00 Doha
William AF1532 Thursday 23rd 14:25 Paris

Departures

Who Flight Date Time To
Brian Lufthansa Flight 1751 Tuesday 28th 13:05 Munich
Deimidis - - - -
Kate Lufthansa Flight 1751 Monday 27th 13:05 Munich
Lucy Air Canada 9217 Monday 5th (March) 13:05 Frankfurt
Nukeador Iberia 3885 Monday 27th 16:50 Madrid
Rami Lufthansa Flight 1283 Monday 27th 18:00 Frankfurt
Viking Emirates Airline 106 Tuesday 28th 15:50 Dubai - UEA
Vineel A321 (QATAR) Wednesday 29th 13:00 Doha
William KL2840 Monday 27th 10:40 Amsterdam