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OpenCIDER Newsletter #3

Hey there wonderful people! Long time no see, sorry for the delay. We have been super busy working on loads of things that we are finally able to share! πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰

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Upcoming events

➱ Community Call with Dr. Samia Chasi
πŸ“… Date & time: November 24th 2020, 18:00 South African time.
πŸ‘‰ Check your time zone:
πŸ“Œ Register:

Dr. Samia Chasi is a practitioner-scholar in higher education internationalization with more than 20 years of experience in this field. Passionate about facilitating deeper understanding and connections between diverse people and institutions by creating spaces for critical engagement and constructive dialogue.

➱ Mozfest is right around the corner and will be soon open for proposals! Join our plenary meeting
πŸ”† Title: Mozfest & OpenCIDER
πŸ“… Date & time: October 30th,2020 at 13:00 CEST.
πŸ“Œ Please sign up!

We are asking MozFest Newbies and veterans to join us come up with an exciting project! For more information on the Mozfest please visit their site.

Dryad Community Call

We talked about OpenCIDER in the latest Dryad Community Call. We are so honored to be presenting along with a wonderful lineup. If you have missed the session, don’t worry, you can access the material and recording here


During the course of 7 weeks, we had the opportunity to explore different sessions with inspiring folks. We would like to highlight a couple of involvements.

πŸ‘‰ We had two days of sprinting.
Thanks to all the sprinters who joined us!πŸ’œ  you will find the session notes here.

πŸ‘‰ We explored the Challenges and Opportunities in transitioning meetings online together with a truly passionate group, please read the blog post here.

New material on the site

New materials is out & we wanted to share with you:

Iterations and feedback helped us optimize schedule and the timings. We are listening & learning from the feedback we get from you.

That’s why it is super important that if you have attended one of our events, please let us know what worked well and what didn’t quite work so well, here is a link to our feedback form

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Survey time!

Help us by answering this ANONYMOUS survey ~5 mins!

The aim is to understand the trends in participating in conferences, workshops, and webinars during the current pandemic.

❗Please help us populate this survey to reach as many diverse communities as possible. 

❗ If you can help us translate it into other languages please get in touch

Survey in English
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Join the discussions this week on ImakeFOSS where Sara is talking about diversity in open source.


MozFest 2021 call for proposals (CFP) has launched!

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