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John Coghlan
@johncoghlan_gitlab
Thanks to @jsmanrique_gitlab @rpaik_gitlab and @dplanella for joining the Heroes Hangout. Special thanks to Manrique for sharing the great work he's doing to help others during the crisis. Grateful for the Monday morning inspiration. :pray:
J. Manrique López
@jsmanrique_gitlab
Thank you for hosting the meeting! It's been great!!!
Nico Meisenzahl
@nmeisenzahl
Hope you had a great call. Unfortunately I had no time to join.
Rajendra kadam
@raju249_gitlab
Ah, missed it :P
John Coghlan
@johncoghlan_gitlab
I will schedule another for next week. :smile:
Rajendra kadam
@raju249_gitlab
Awesome, will keep a watch on this channel :)
Adrian Moisey
@adrianmoisey_gitlab
I also missed it! Glad to see people are still connecting
David Planella
@dplanella
It was fun and great to hang out! Thanks John for organizing it and to those who could make it.
John Coghlan
@johncoghlan_gitlab
The GitLab Heroes Steering Committee will meet tomorrow, Wednesday at 11:30am UTC. All are welcome to attend. https://gitlab.zoom.us/j/8499010929
John Coghlan
@johncoghlan_gitlab
We just scheduled a remote meetup with @nmeisenzahl on April 7 at 4pm UTC. I'm also working to plan a meetup at an APAC friendly time with @VladimirAus in the coming days/weeks. Stay tuned for reminders and more details. If you'd like to speak at a GitLab meetup or organize a GitLab meetup for your local community/time zone - please let me know! Happy to help you get something scheduled.
Adrian Moisey
@adrianmoisey_gitlab
Is there a meetup.com page or something similar?
Nico Meisenzahl
@nmeisenzahl
I don’t think so. John is working on a Zoom registration page.
But I like the idea. What do you think @johncoghlan_gitlab
Adrian Moisey
@adrianmoisey_gitlab
Who is the intended audience? How is this marketed?
Somehow I missed the last one too, is there a central place where these are organised?
VladimirAus
@VladimirAus
It was sent through number of sources including https://www.meetup.com/pro/gitlab/
Adrian Moisey
@adrianmoisey_gitlab
Ah right
So it's specific to a particular meetup group then?
VladimirAus
@VladimirAus
This is more like an umbrella for all gitlab meetups on meetup.com
But it was also advertised by gitlab on twitter and linkedIn.
Adrian Moisey
@adrianmoisey_gitlab
yeah, and I assume the previous online meetup was hosted by one of those specific meetup groups?
VladimirAus
@VladimirAus
I'm part of "Gitlab Brisbane" (https://www.meetup.com/Brisbane-GitLab-Meetup/) and I received this message. I think all groups received this message.
Adrian Moisey
@adrianmoisey_gitlab
I'm guessing that's why I missed it
Nico Meisenzahl
@nmeisenzahl
I saw there first one on Twitter. I don’t think there is any kind of overview page yet.
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Adrian Moisey
@adrianmoisey_gitlab
Yeah, if it's on twitter I'm likely to miss it
Adrian Moisey
@adrianmoisey_gitlab
I've just discovered this article: https://ianlandsman.com/run-an-online-conference/
related to running conferences online
John Coghlan
@johncoghlan_gitlab
Re: the meetups - right now we are using Zoom registration pages for the meetups. For the first meetup, the registration link was shared via social media and a Meetup message to all members of GitLab meetup groups. Following Meetup.com's announcement that they have released a feature for online events, we will also invite our GitLab Meetup organizers to create event pages for these remote meetups going forward.
The previous online meetup was organized by GitLab, not tied to a group. Meetup Groups are still tied to a location so a "global" meetup group is imperfect but perhaps worth further consideration.
We will continue to evaluate our options for remote meetups but I wanted to get moving with the tools we have and iterate from there.
Nico Meisenzahl
@nmeisenzahl
John Coghlan
@johncoghlan_gitlab
We're also doing a meetup featuring @VladimirAus today at 7PM ET / April 2 at 9am AEST. Register here -> https://gitlab.zoom.us/meeting/register/vp0vd-GqqjwthI9Nu86gjCINhpRSBLZU0w
Adrian Moisey
@adrianmoisey_gitlab
Awesome! Thanks for the clarity. Will try lookout for them (like above)
I see that zoom does breakout rooms, I never knew that: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/206476093-Getting-Started-with-Breakout-Rooms
John Coghlan
@johncoghlan_gitlab
@adrianmoisey_gitlab We tried them last time with varying success across the rooms. Plan to improve for future iterations.
We just published the first GitLab Heroes Spotlight featuring @raju249_gitlab being interviewed by @nuwe1_gitlab. Take a look: https://youtu.be/a46rqD7Jq9M
Rajendra kadam
@raju249_gitlab
:dancers:
:tada:
Thanks @nuwe1_gitlab @johncoghlan_gitlab
KAREGYEYA MARVIN
@nuwe1_gitlab
That's awesome :smile: Thanks for taking part @raju249_gitlab
Thanks, @johncoghlan_gitlab
John Coghlan
@johncoghlan_gitlab
Latest Meetup recording featuring @VladimirAus is up: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xrafPU10HRc
As is the latest GitLab Heroes Spotlight featuring Carlos and @nuwe1_gitlab: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jMmzD5LL84w
Nico Meisenzahl
@nmeisenzahl
🥳
KAREGYEYA MARVIN
@nuwe1_gitlab
Thank you @johncoghlan_gitlab for sharing this. :smile:
Yair Ivan Medina Cota
@yairi.medinac_gitlab
hello
KAREGYEYA MARVIN
@nuwe1_gitlab
Hello :wave: @yairi.medinac_gitlab
John Coghlan
@johncoghlan_gitlab
Hi @yairi.medinac_gitlab :smile:
New Request for Heroes just came in today: gitlab-com/marketing/community-relations/gitlab-heroes/-#58