From: Peter Thoeny <peter.public@tw...> - 2007-07-25 23:21:52
Dear TWiki-Dev team,
you probably have already seen the topic in Codev:
We will have our first ever community event, coming
up in Rome, Italy in mid August. I would be
delighted to see you in Rome!
"All roads lead to Rome." And may TWiki lead to all
---++ Why Rome?
Let's meet in a historic city for our first ever TWiki
community conference! smile We have more community
members in Europe than in other regions of the world,
so Rome is a logical place. This is a community driven
event by/for the community. Let's make this as
inexpensive as possible for all participants. Rome is
very accessible, and there are cheap flights. We have
a corporate sponsor (TWIKI.NET) who can help organize
the event and sponsor the conference logistics, lunch
---++ Place and Date
* Place: Hotel Adriano
Via di Pallacorda, 2
* Date: Thu 2007-08-16 and Fri 2007-08-17
* Breakfast will start at 7:30 AM
* Meetings will start at 9 AM and continue through
the evening with lunch and dinners covered by a
Please reserve the date and make travel arrangements
---++ Who really needs to come?
Anyone from the TWiki community is welcome; but if you
use TWiki to enable your business, or to enable your
clients' business, or just to help organise your life,
you really need to be there! Here are some of the
reasons you should consider coming:
1. Steer TWiki in the direction you want it to go!
2. Assess whether TWiki meets your needs for a long
term solution for your business!
3. Meet the developers. Brainstorm your ideas with
people who know the architecture and code inside
4. Get help in working out the best way for you to
5. Expand your horizons by visiting one of the
greatest capitals in Europe!
The overall goal is to have lot's of face-to-face time
to get to know each other more, and to develop an agreed
on roadmap. Pulling on the same string is strengthening
the TWikiCommunity and the TWiki platform.
* Set a joint strategic direction for future of TWiki.
* Define the release themes for TWiki 5.0
* Inspire more energy in community's software
* More languages
* Define a TWiki marketing strategy, and get
community support for TWiki PR and blogging
* Initiate more community working groups (Doc, User,
* Get new TWikiApplications developed
* Last but not least, let's have fun!
For more information and to sign up visit
(also linked from the twiki.org homepage)
* Peter Thoeny - peter-public@...
* http://twiki.net - TWIKI.NET - the Enterprise Wiki
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