More than 60 attendees in CiviCRM Madrid!

2014-01-31 09:22
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alejandro_salgado - member of the CiviCRM community - view blog guidelines
Carlos Capote (Amnesty),Pablo Sullivan (Movimiento por la Paz) and iXiam co-organized CiviDay in Madrid. Thanks to them, more than 60 people had the chance to enjoy this event (almost 90 registrations in
The act was celebrated in Medialab-Prado, a “citizen laboratory used to produce, investigate and broadcast cultural projects. It also explores forms of collaborative experimenting and learning that have emerged from digital networks”.
Michael McAndrew, CiviCRM's community manager; Alejandro Salgado from Ixiam and Carlos Capote from Amnesty spoke on behalf of CiviCRM.
During the presentation, the attendees learned more about this open source software tool that has already helped so many oganizations, NGOs and foundations of every shape and size. The event started off by going over some of the more technical aspects of this tool. After a break during which the attendees had the chance to chat with the speakers, there was a more interactive part where the attendees proposed a case and the speakers used a demo showing them possible solutions CiviCRM has to offer.

CiviCRM Madrid Work Group

The interest in the CiviCRM is such that a Work Group has been established in Medialab Prado. This work group will meet on a monthly basis the first Tuesdays of each month starting right away! More than 15 people have already signed on. For more information, you can check here:

Impact on the Net

  • A great article about CiviDay in Madrid was published in website (RTVE is the national radio and television station in Spain). Chek it out here!!!
  • Olga Berrios from the Masticable community did a very cool and funny pictograph of CiviDay


New CiviCRM Saas Provider: Civi-Go

iXiam's team also presented Civi-Go, their CiviCRM hosted Service offered as SaaS with support in Spanish for all the spanish speaking community.
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