WPUK Unconference York UK 2016 has been postponed

Due to unforeseen logistical issues WPUK Unconference York UK 2016 (working title), planned to take place on the weekend of 10-11 September 2016, has been postponed.

I went to the Ealing Beer Festival 2016

I attended the excellent Ealing Beer Festival on Wednesday 6 July with Des.

Ben Building

Another fantastic documentary by Jonathan Meades – Ben Building: Mussolini, Monuments and Modernism.

The future of Labour: open

Fabulous post by James Darling on open Labour.

Unfortunately, this vision is unlikely to be implemented under the current Labour leadership.

WPUK Unconference York UK 2016 announced

WPUK Unconference York UK 2016 (working title) will take place on the weekend of 10-11 September 2016.

The event will be held in the Priory Street Centre, 15 Priory Street, York YO1 6ET.

Details of the structure of the weekend, along with how to propose a presentation, have been posted.

An application for WordCamp status has been made for this event.

The weekend is the follow-up to WordCamp Birmingham UK 2015.

The training of programs

In one of the most interesting posts I’ve read in a long time, Wired investigates artificial intelligence, machine learning, programming, science and biology.

I went to the BECTU Annual Conference 2016

BECTU Annual Conference 2016

I attended this year’s BECTU Annual Conference in Eastbourne on Saturday 14 May 2016.

I contributed to a number of debates at the conference, this most significant of which of which was for conference to agree overwhelmingly to ballot members on the proposed merger with Prospect.

Picture: BECTU

WPUK Unconference ???? UK 2016 venue proposals invited

You are invited to propose the venue for the follow-up to WordCamp Birmingham UK 2015.

The event is planned to take place either on the weekend of 27-28 August 2016, 3-4 September 2016 or 10-11 September 2016.

This event allows those applying to gain experience of organising a WordCamp with the support and financial input from an experienced group of organisers of previous similar gatherings.

This will be the ninth in the series of WPUK gatherings of WordPress publishers, designers and developers, which is held at a different location for each event.

The deadline for completed submissions is midday on Saturday 16 April 2016.

It’s planned to apply for WordCamp status for the event when the full planning team has been put in place.

Full details are on the event venue requirements page.