Notes for Opening Session

  • Open Spaces: creating discussion

    • Post-its, merging similar sessions, moving sessions around
    • Law of two feet
    • Law of two ears and one mouth
    • Invert your participation mode
    • It’s OK to try any experiment via post it. Like Julie’s request for help on python.
    • Different color post it for nontechnical talks
  • Altitude: See the “Health” page. Hyperbaric chamber, urgent care clinic

  • Use Slack for everything

    • You can almost always do things with other people if you want
  • Code of conduct, contact persons

  • Coworking space, wear your badge

  • Lightning talks

    • No Tuesday signups until Tuesday morning, new folks have priority
    • We assume it’s OK to record lightning talks for Youtube unless you say otherwise
    • Potential lightning talks thursday after progressive dinner, before Karaoke
  • Hackathon day

    • Tuesday after lightning talks: form groups and decide where to meet
  • Dinner: My house is available for group dinners; I’ll often do that.

  • Lunch: we recommend Momo’s, Teocalli Tamale for good and fast

  • Game nights: announce if a game might be offensive, law of two feet.

  • Kotlin Workshops @my house; see schedule page

  • Progressive Dinner and Karaoke

  • Yurt dinner

  • Saturday breakfast

  • Afternoon sessions

    • Skiing

  • Pronouns and whether photos are ok
  • Group picture on day one?
  • Butterflies and bumblebees, if you’re thinking it’ll be over soon
  • Private feedback, public reflection
  • Would you be interested in some difficult feedback?
  • Explicit permission to take care of yourself. Law of two feet writ large.
  • Eyes forward conference presentation is about the happy path. We talk about problems and challenges
  • Badge hanger so people don’t worry about forgetting badges