Selena Deckelmann's blog

Manufacturing Participation

posted on May 02, 2009
tags: barcampportland bcp3 community organization participation people
categories: community conference leadership open source

I want to talk about a couple things today during my unfortunately named "architecting participation" session at BarCampPortland. My goals for participation are to get people to an event or be part of an open source group and then to get them to keep coming back.

The three things I'm going to touch on are: inviting in and making people feel welcome, making people feel useful, and making things fun.

With the ultimate goal being world domination of free and open source software.

We'll see how it goes :)

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