Looking forward to seeing you Saturday, Nov 2 for the scikit-learn sprint (https://tinyurl.com/sf2019-sprint). Please read below for reminders.
Doors open 9am. Andreas will begin the sprint promptly at 9:30am. Breakfast (eggs, fruit, etc) is provided.
UCSF Mission Hall, 550 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94158
Room 1401 & 1402
IT'S A SPRINT!
It's called a "sprint" because it's a great mental workout. Get a good night's sleep the night before so you can make the most of the Saturday event.
Please take a stick-on nametag upon signing in to event. Include:
- First Name: required
- Affiliation: recommended (helps with networking)
- Last Name: optional
- Pronoun: optional
TWEETING (SOCIAL MEDIA)
We encourage you to take photos and share on Twitter and LinkedIn. Sharing about the event brings visibility to scikit-learn, WiMLDS and open source. And importantly, it helps us to get sponsors for future events.
Event hashtag: #ScikitLearnSprint
Here are twitter handles for our event sponsors:
The best place to chat and discuss sprint issues is on Gitter: https://gitter.im/scikit-learn/wimlds
Please complete the feedback survey before leaving the event: https://forms.gle/xAjy1JX1ewESkSsbA
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The GitHub repo for this event is available. It's a good idea to "star" it so it is easily accessible: bayarea-2019-scikit-sprint
CURATED LIST OF ISSUES
The list of issues is now available. It's helpful to review prior to the sprint: list of issues
This site provides Air Quality information for San Francisco.
The event is on a Saturday in NYC, which can possibly mean subway delays. Check out the MTA Weekender to see if your transit line is impacted.
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This event is organized and run by all volunteers. This is the list of volunteers who are contributing to the event.
- Reshama Shaikh (me) (WiMLDS organizer)
- Valentina Borgheshani
- Pablo Damasceno
- Andreas Mueller
- Michael Eickenberg
- Michael Dupre la Tour
- Thomas Fan (NYC scikit-learn core contributor)
We welcome all genders. We also ask our attendees to respect that this is organization and event is a women's space. One example of supporting that space is allowing women to speak and ask questions.
If you unable to attend, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject "[SF scikit sprint] cancel"; I will need to manually cancel your ticket on Eventbrite.
Review prep work prior to sprint.
9 am is early for Saturday, but good news! Breakfast will be provided on Saturday, with sponsorship from Microsoft. There will be egg burritos and fruit.
Lactation rooms are available at UCSF. Email me to make arrangements.
There is no charge for this sprint. We ask you to donate a nominal amount ($5 or more) to support open source.
For "Donation Dedication:" indicate "scikit-learn"
For "Please notify the following person that a donation has been made:" email@example.com
Photo ID must be provided for entry to building. Attendees must be registered for event to be on security roster.
CODE OF CONDUCT
We are dedicated to providing a harassment-free experience for everyone. All communication should be appropriate for a professional audience including people of many different backgrounds. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate. All attendees are required to read and adhere to the Code of Conduct.
I am looking for someone to write a blog about their experience at the event. Past blogs are:
- NYC 2019: Sprint Towards an Equitable Future, by Kelly Carnody
- NYC 2018: Highlights from the 2018 WiMLDS Scikit Sprint, by Reshama Shaikh
If you are interested, email me.
ANY OTHER QUESTIONS
Feel free to email with any questions. Looking forward to seeing you at the sprint!