Week Ahead: Kat Braybrooke

August 6, 2012 in People, Updates

A V A I L A B I L I T Y |

  • Mon – Thurs in London. Day off on Friday.

L A S T (2) W E E K S | July 30 – Aug, 2012


  • My big focus has been OKFest this month as the Finns were on vacation in Finland for the month; transfer of leadership + tasks from Juha to myself + Jussi
  • Finalisation of next round of Travel Bursaries and more promo about this
  • Published OKF Blog Post with details about the OKFest methodology and organisers; shared it (heavily!) online!
  • Liased w SamS re getting interactive schedule online
  • Worked towards finalising Topic Stream sessions for the online week schedule + had meetings re individual pages for each
  • Dealt with final keynotes/featured speakers and worked to finalise morning plenary schedule for festival week
  • Many meetings re funding/speakers for Gender&Diversity Topic Stream; finalised sessions from TechHub, Wikipedia and RailsGirls – woot!

Local Chapters / Regional Groups

  • Set up OKFN:LOCAL tools and beginning steps for the last few new regional groups in Japan, Spain – website + blog etc, further community introductions – jp.okfn.org and es.okfn.org
  • Intros (and postponement of future steps until fall) for incubating groups in Albania, Nepal, Korea, Taiwan
  • Finished monthly report re: Regional Groups and Chapters

T H I S W E E K | Aug 6 – 10, 2012


  • Share Travel Bursary deadline extension (using blog post published on OKF here).
  • Reminder to OKF staff that comp ticket deadline is August 10th (this week!)
  • Figure out general Travel Bursary recipients with Core Organisers
  • Submit Advisory report for OKFest
  • Meetings with Juha re: finalising details and transferring leadership tasks about OKFest now that he’s back on the job – yay!
  • Finalise flights + travel details for OKFest

Local Chapters / Regional Groups

  • Submit Advisory report for regional groups/chapters – July
  • Finish setting up tools for Romania w further discussion re Eastern Europe blog
  • Update Regional Groups + Chapters page with updates re: postponement of this process until after OKFest > http://okfn.org/chapters/

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