By Shoaib Sufi, Community Lead
People are often interested not only in our events but also how we organise them. For CW17, we used a number of platforms to make things happen. This is a brief description for more details and if you are interested in running your own, then please get in touch.
For registration, we used the Eventbrite system. This allowed us to control the questions we ask at registration, any access codes, a waiting list and emailing the attendees. It’s all free for free events so there’s a chance to test out its features.
For the pre-registration, collecting feedback, and planning stages, as well as, storing photos, we used Google Drive and associated apps.
To automate the creation of templates and indexes to support the speed blogging and the Collaborative ideas and Hackday ideas session, we wrote custom Google App Scripts to support the pipeline of template requests, templates, indexes and permission. Source code and instructions will be added here once available.
At the Collaborations Workshop 2017, we used a Slack and a specific Slack Team…Continue Reading