sue.mcmillan at STDC.govt.nz
Thu Oct 27 15:05:39 NZDT 2016
As the Taranaki region of NZ has just been voted as second best region on Earth by Lonely Planet, I think it would be great to host Koha-con in this are for 2020. We do have a snowy peak, great surf beaches, native bush and I'm sure we could find some hot pools too!
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From: Koha [mailto:koha-bounces at lists.katipo.co.nz] On Behalf Of Kathryn Tyree
Sent: Thursday, 27 October 2016 2:59 p.m.
To: Irma Birchall
Cc: koha; Koha-Oz
Subject: Re: [Koha] Kohacon2020!
Ooops sorry, just sent an empty email...
Yes Irma, maybe we could have it somewhere near snowy peaks for those who are are inclined towards winter sports, and hot pools for those who are not :)
On Thu, 2016-10-27 at 12:49 +1100, Irma Birchall wrote:
> Hi Kathryn
> Good idea ...
> The IFLA conference is usually held in August.
> Hope this helps.
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> On 27 October 2016 at 08:17, Kathryn Tyree <kathryn at catalyst.net.nz>
> Kia ora koutou,
> I'm Kathryn, if you don't know me, I work on the Koha team at
> IT from the Wellington NZ office.
> Kohacon2020 you ask? Well, I don't know what I'm doing in 2020
> but it turns out some people are already making plans :)
> I attended a meeting recently because New Zealand is bidding
> for two
> international library conferences in 2020, and Kohacon could
> make it
> three. The other two conferences that will have bids in from
> NZ are:
> * http://ifla.org/ The International Federation of
> Associations and Institutions, which some of you may
> attended in Ohio USA this year
> * and http://www.iamslic.org/ The International
> Association of
> Aquatic and Marine Science Libraries and Information
> that recently held their annual conference in Mexico.
> Koha will be 20 years old in 2020, and some guy who's been
> working on
> Koha for a long while started a rumor that we should bring it
> back here
> for the big celebration. So, I will follow how the bids for
> IFLA and
> IAMSLIC go over the next year, as it's possible we could try
> and bring
> the conference dates together. Not that we can do much about
> it from a
> Koha perspective until 2019!
> I would be curious to hear from any Koha libraries out there
> regularly or sometimes attend either of the other two
> Best wishes,
> Kathryn Tyree // Project and Account Manager
> DDI // +64 4 803 2414
> kathryn at catalyst.net.nz
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