The WordCamp London 2016 organisers held an online orientation with volunteers which we’ve made public.
(Please note the actual meeting begins at approximately 5:00 mins as we waited for everyone to join the call.)
Please see the chat transcript below:
Lisa@All: I'm here, but not webcam or microphone (still @ work)
You@All: No worries thanks Lisa!
You@All: Great to have you here :)
Lisa@All: lovely to see and hear you!! :)
You@All: Hey Thomas - can you hear us?
You@All: You’ll need to enable your audio int he top left corner of the screen
You@All: It looks like a little telephone handset
Viewer 14@All: ok, can hear you, but you don't hear me :(
GaryJ@All: Correct Tomas.
GaryJ@All: Welcome Graham
You@All: Hello Graham!
You@All: Lovely to see you in here :)
Viewer 20@All: Hi can't hear anything at present though
Viewer 17@All: helloooooo there!
GaryJ@All: @all, if you click the left green button, and find your viewer number, you may be able to change your name.
You@All: Hello everyone here :)
You@All: thanks so much for taking the time to join us today
GaryJ@All: Hi Babs
GaryJ@All: Tip: You can grab the video circles and move them up out of the way.
GaryJ@All: Please mute (third icon, top left), if you're not speaking.
Viewer 32@All: no :)
Viewer 32@All: Yes :)
Viewer 42@All: no sound... :(
Lisa@All: You’ll need to enable your audio int he top left corner of the screen It looks like a little telephone handset
Viewer 20@All: Viewer 42: buttons at top left
Viewer 32@All: +1
Viewer 29@All: Quick Q. Sorry if I missed it. Where are we meeting at 6:30?
Viewer 32@All: :D
Viewer 26@All: Are the photographers sorted?
Viewer 35@All: Photographers are fine but if you are interested in being one contact me.
Pradeep Singh@All: I am interested in being one - who should I contact?
Viewer 35@All: Photographers are meeting at 7:30am Saturday - we also have a group.me. Pradeep please ping me on Slack.
Lisa@All: I have a question: when on the spreadsheet I'm allocated as just A. what am I assigned to?
Viewer 26@All: Me too - will be taking some anyway but can bring proper camera too if useful.
Pradeep Singh@All: Your name is not visible - Viewer35
Viewer 48@All: Continental breakfast :)
Viewer 35@All: karmatosed: tammie lister
Viewer 29@All: Where are the lifts and disabled toilets?
Viewer 48@All: sounds just fine
Viewer 20@All: Lisa - is that one of the sessions you said you want to attend
Pradeep Singh@All: Thanks!
Viewer 35@All: If you are going to take photos we would prefer it organised to really help us cover everything - so thanks.
Lisa@All: thank you for your answer
Viewer 26@All: How active does the mic runner need to be (time keeper)?
Scott@All: What is GC108 being used for this year?
GaryJ@All: Scott - track B I think.
GaryJ@All: And Contributor Day
Thomas@All: Does anybody need to be on location on Sat. 6:30am even if there is no shift planned?
Thomas@All: 6:30am is so damn early... :(
Ross t@All: to get there it will mean leaving before 5:30am :/
Viewer 39@All: Hi, Francesca here: I see myself in the full rota, but not in the Saturday PM Sessions (I should be in the Rocket). Let me know if I need to be there or not :-)
You@All: Thanks for letting me know Francesca - I’ll look into it and amend it so it’s consistent across the sheets
Viewer 39@All: Thanks!
Viewer 46@All: can you send the link to the spreadsheet again please? can't remember where I saved it. Thanks
Pradeep Singh@All: low Battery ;)
Ross t@All: (Volunteers Rota)
Viewer 46@All: thank you
Viewer 32@All: No - thanks! :)
Viewer 23@All: Thanks!
Viewer 54@All: Thank you! :)
Pradeep Singh@All: Where are the details for Friday dinner?
Thomas@All: And is there something about contributor day on Fr.?
Viewer 48@All: glad it's not compulsory :P
Viewer 35@All: There is always something to do at registration too :)
GaryJ@All: Thomas? What specifically about contributor day?
Pradeep Singh@All: +1
Thomas@All: @Gary just want to know if there is something special
Thomas@All: phew... so I'll be happy contributing :=
You@All: Yes Thomas :D
Viewer 55@All: Will there be a possibility to locate sponsor luggage and see where the booths are going to be setup?
Viewer 26@All: I can probably be more helpful doing that than contributing ;)
GaryJ@All: Viewer 26 = Barbara ^^^
Viewer 35@All: Everyone can contribute :)
Viewer 20@All: Is there somewhere for volunteers to place their stuff whilst they're on duty?
Viewer 38@All: So you know, i cant use group me on my phone.
Viewer 32@All: :D
Viewer 20@All: Still there Scott?
Viewer 26@All: Thank you, ladies :)
Viewer 55@All: See you!
Viewer 13@All: <3
Ross t@All: thanks
You@All: Thank you all!!!!!