2018 Conference Volunteers

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Code4Lib 2018 Conference Volunteers

Call for volunteers during the actual conference, as opposed to the conference planning committees.

Concierge/Local Guides

Available after sessions to direct people to evening activities and local points of interest, etc.

If you're local to the DC area (or know it very well), you can pick up a white "LOCAL" ribbon at check-in. Conference hosts will direct attendees to seek out Local Guides for directions, restaurant recommendations, etc.

Conference Logistics

Sets up registration table, signage and welcome packets, ensures proper power availability to conference attendees, etc.

Monday 2/12:

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Tuesday 2/13:

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Wednesday 2/14:

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Thursday 2/15:

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Friday 2/16:

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Duty Officers

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Preconference Setup & Sessions

Help manage preconference sessions, setting up projectors, etc.

Preconference Setup Tuesday 2/13:

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Preconference Sessions Monday 3/6:

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Social Events

Help manage the craft brew and game night, solve any problems that pop-up, have fun, etc.

Wednesday 2/14:

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Social Networking

Answering general questions on Twitter, IRC, and Slack and passing questions to the Mic-minders.

Tuesday 2/13:

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Wednesday 2/14:

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Thursday 2/15:

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Friday 2/16:

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Mic-minders

Ask questions on mic on behalf of community (because of distance, mic aversion, etc)

Wednesday 2/14:

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Thursday 2/15:

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Friday 2/16:

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Livestream Assistants (Onsite)

Livestream assitants will help the livestream technicians in the presentation room, troubleshooting video and audio connections at the podium, and monitoring the encoding computer. Two people are needed for each shift. You are welcome to sign up for multiple shifts!

Wednesday 2/14:

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Thursday 2/15:

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Friday 2/16:

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Livestream QA (Remote)

Volunteers for livestream QA will be remotely watching the conference and can notify us if there are any issues with the feed. We'd prefer two or three volunteers per shift, located in different parts of the US/world. All times below are Pacific Standard Time (PST).

Wednesday 2/14:

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Thursday 2/15:

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Friday 2/16:

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IRC/Slack (Technical)

Access: Look into technology/procedures to make connecting to, and maintaining a connection to, IRC/Slack less painful. i.e. make sure wifi will allow connection, and someone needs to contact freenode about the sudden influx of people.

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Helper: Demonstrate how to get onto #code4lib during Registration. Offer support for newcomers in #code4lib during the conference.

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MCs

Wednesday 2/14:

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Thursday 2/15:

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Friday 2/16:

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Session Timers

People who volunteer to sit up front, keep time (and bring timer equipment - i.e. a laptop or tablet with a stopwatch program). It's good to have two people in each slot to back each other up in case of machinery failure. Wednesday 2/14:

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Thursday 2/15:

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Friday 2/16:

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The Whatever Crew

Volunteers who are willing to help with various tasks as needed during the conference.

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