Domain of One's Own Meetup (July 2020)
Everyone who is interested in the topic is welcome to attend. We expect there will be students, teachers, designers, web developers, technologists, and people of all ages and ranges of ability from those just starting out with a domain to those running DoOO programs at colleges or even people running their own hosting companies.
We're planning on using an Etherpad for real-time chat and note taking for the event. The etherpad notes for the session were archived on the wiki on 2020-07-23.
- Have discussions about A Domain of One's Own and the independent web;
- Get to know other colleagues in the space;
- Ask colleagues for help/advice on problems or issues you're having with your domain;
- Find potential collaborators for domains-related projects you're working on;
- Explore new and interesting ideas about what one can do or accomplish with a personal domain;
- Create or update your domain
- Introductions: short 2 minute introductions of attendees with an optional brief demonstration of something you've done on your domain or purpose for which you're using your domain.
- Group photo for those who wish to participate
- Main meetup: Ideally everyone should bring a topic, demonstration, question, or problem to discuss with the group. Depending on time and interest, we can try to spend 5-10 minutes discussing and providing feedback on each of these. If questions go over this time limitation, we can extend the conversation in smaller groups as necessary after the meetup.
To RSVP to the meetup, please do one of the following:
- Make a comment to indicate your attendance at the original event post;
- Tweet your RSVP reply to this Tweet;
- Comment your RSVP on the Reclaim Hosting Community post about the event;
- RSVP to the event here on events.indieweb.org
- Publish an indie RSVP on your own website/domain and send a webmention to this post
While the time frame for this inaugural meetup may work best for some in the Americas, everyone with interest is most welcome. If there are others in Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, or other locales who are interested, do let us know what dates/times might work for you in the future and we can try to organize a time to maximize some attendance there. I'm happy to help anyone who'd like to take the leadership of other time zones or locales to leverage some of the resources of the IndieWeb community to assist in starting future meetings to cover other areas of the world.
Know someone who would be interested in joining? Please forward this event, or one of the syndicated copies to them on your platform or modality of choice.
by Chris Aldrich on Jul 12, 2020
by Chris Aldrich on Jul 11, 2020