CiviCON UK 2017 LAUNCH
The revamped, rebranded and remodelled UK leg of the CiviCON conference world tour!
Friday 6th October 2017, 9am-5pm, Camden, London, NW1
This year our main event will have a focus on user and implementer/advanced user sessions (i.e., anything you can do without code!), with the developer training happening during the Sprint.
We will be dedicating the conference to charities, organisations, members’ groups and anyone who is interested in learning about using the third sector’s leading CRM and getting the very best out their Civi. Plus we have worked hard to lower costs to make this one-day event accessible to everyone!
There will be lots of networking opportunities for you to meet implementers, developers, partners and consultants for you to discuss your project with.
Early Bird discounts are available if you book before Friday 4th...Read more
Thursday 23th and Friday 24th of March we are having a mini-sprint in the Ede (NL) in which we will fix CiviCRM bugs. We are with four of us already (Erik Hommel, Alain Benbassat, Klaas Eikelboom and me) so it is going to be fun! That is the main reason and the other reason is that we want to contribute to CiviCRM Core.
Our plan is to have two days for fixing CiviCRM bugs once in the month or once in the two months. But at least regularly and fitting to our busy schedule.
So if you are in the neighborhood we want to invite you for joining us so it going to be more fun.
The dates we have planned so far are:
- Thursday and Friday 23th and 24th of March (in Ede, NL)
- Thursday and Friday 18th and 19th of May (location to be decided, possibly Antwerp)
If you want to join us drop me a message on the chat or send me an e-mail on firstname.lastname@example.org
You are invited to the first CiviCamp in the UK, brought to you in Manchester, the “uncrowned capital of the north”! Firstly, for those not familiar with the term, what is a CiviCamp? It’s a bit like a CiviCon, the annual conference for CiviCRM, where people gather for workshops and networking, to get a better idea of what CiviCRM is capable of and how to implement it more effectively in their own workplace.
This CiviCamp is mainly focused at users and those who are exploring CiviCRM to implement, but we also welcome implementers and developers to come and share their knowledge with others, and to pick up ideas from the community.
We already have some confirmed workshops, including: Introduction to CiviCRM, Using CiviEvents to manage training, Data Protection for the Third Sector, CiviHR, Open Data, CiviCRM and SMS, and the CiviBooking Extensions.
There will also be time to bring your own issues and questions in our ‘Birds of a Feather’ sessions to explore...Read more
The countdown is on for europe's biggest CiviCRM event bringing together 200 members of the Civi community. This year CiviCON will be held on the 6th and 7th of October at Resource London, and it’s looking like it will be the best yet! The full schedule of sessions that are available to attend are up on the event website. With lightning talks and extension showcases still to be announced!
The 2 day event caters for all ends of the CiviCRM spectrum, from those who want to find out if CiviCRM is right for their...Read more
2nd june 2016. we organized the first Budapest CiviCRM Meetup. Unfortunately the attendance was low. We discussed the state of CiviCRM in Hungary, as now only 25 sites registered and 21 uses in Hungarian language. Spent some time on the modules, shared our thoughts. Next Budapest CiviCRM Meetup will be in September this year.
Hello! I wanted to take a moment to introduce myself. My name is Angela Bruns and I will be Conference Coordinator for the North American CiviCon 2016 in Fort Collins, CO. My background is in event planning and volunteer management within Colorado nonprofit organizations and I am excited to be a part of this conference.
The conference will be held on the Colorado State University campus and is scheduled for May 31 – June 8, 2016. Trainings will happen May 31 & June 1, the Conference will take place June 2 & 3, and the Sprint will follow on June 4 – 8. Please see the save the date blogpost for some additional information on the event.
We want to make this conference the best it can be this year and are looking for some great volunteers to serve on our conference committees. If you would like to be a part of planning the 2016 CiviCon, please email me at...Read more
CiviDay - our annual celebration of all things CiviCRM is coming up on Wednesday 24th February 2016. Find out what CiviCRM can do for you, meet others that are using CiviCRM nearby, and find out what CiviCRM services are available locally.
The core of CiviDay is a series of meet ups in different cities around the world. Last year, we had 26 across 3 continents. This year, we'd love to see more cities, more counties, and all continents represented (OK, maybe not Antarctica!).
CiviDay events are designed to be accessible to people with little or no experience of CiviCRM and are a great place to take your first steps into the CiviCRM world. People that have been using CiviCRM for a while are very welcome too - come along to find out about the latest developments and learn new tips and tricks, and also to share your experiences with others.
Check out https://civicrm.org/cividay-2016 for the...Read more
Fresh off my first User Summit and I had some thoughts...
So yeah, I’ve been pretty active on the old CiviCRM forums and even more active on the new Stack Exchange setup. I’ve successfully submitted three pull requests thanks to Coleman. I’ve written a couple of blog posts. I’ve set up a Make it Happen campaign. My organization even made a donation to CiviCRM for all they have done for us over the years. All the while, I've leaned on the...Read more