North American Koha Users Group 2014


Welcome to North Central Washington!

Come join us in NCW for the 2014 North American Koha Users Group. Meet with support vendors and fellow Koha users while we cover the following topics in round table discussions and presentations:

  • Testing bugs
  • Workflow with git
  • Upcoming features – demos
  • Future of Koha – elasticsearch, plack …other improvements.
  • Overview of Bootstrap in OPAC
  • Permissions in Koha
  • Using Koha as CMS
  • Using Koha with DSpace

Dates

  • August 6 - 9 [ 9th optional ]

Location


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Conference Agenda

Wednesday, August 6th:
9AM – 10:00 Registration & Introductions
10:00 - 11:00 Program Planning
11:00 – 11:15 Break
11:15 - 12:00 Keynote address - "Future of Koha"
12:00 – 1:30 Lunch Break
1:30 - 2:30 Round Table Discussions
2:30 - 3:30 Group Discussion
Thursday, August 7th:
9AM – 10:00 Program Planning
10:00 - 11:00 Presentation - Custom SQL Reports
11:00 – 11:15 Break
11:15 - 12:00 Round table discussions
12:00 – 1:30 Lunch Break
1:30 - 2:30 Round Table Discussions
2:30 - 3:30 Group Discussion
Friday, August 8th: Hackfest
10:00 - 11:00 Presentation - Hackfest Intro / ground rules
11:00 – 11:15 Break
11:15 - 12:00 Hackfest AM
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch Break
1:00 - 3:00 Hackfest PM
7:00 PM Wenatchee Library Trivia Night
Saturday, August 9th: [ optional ] Tour North Central Washington, more hacking.*
* Events and times TBA. Depending on interest and attendance.
10:00 - 4:00 Building open
Hackfest cont.
Group trip to Leavenworth?
Wine tour? ( avg. $50 - $60 per person )

Content and Presentation Proposals

Share your experience with your fellow Koha users and register as a presenter here!

The following topics have been proposed:

  • Testing bugs
  • Workflow with git
  • Upcoming features – demos
  • Future of Koha – elasticsearch, plack …other improvements.
  • Overview of Bootstrap in OPAC
  • Permissions in Koha
  • Using Koha as CMS
  • Using Koha with DSpace

Places to Stay

Descriptions and hotel info from Travelocity.

The Coast Wenatchee Center Hotel
Closest - only a couple blocks. Only 15 rooms available for the 7th and 8th! For the group rate [ $122.00 ] let them know it's for the “North American Koha Users Group”.
Marriott - SpringHill suites
2.0 miles - Recreational opportunities, including an indoor pool, a spa tub, and a 24-hour fitness center. Additional features include complimentary wireless Internet access, gift shops/newsstands, and barbecue grills. Grab a bite from a snack bar/deli.
Comfort Inn
0.8 miles - recreational opportunities offered, including an indoor pool, a spa tub, and a fitness center. A complimentary buffet breakfast is served daily.
LaQuinta Inns & Suites
2.1 miles - Recreational amenities, including an indoor pool, a spa tub, and a sauna. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access. A complimentary continental breakfast is included.
Best Western Cheiftan Inn
1.0 Miles - Recreational amenities, including a spa tub, a fitness center, and a seasonal outdoor pool. A complimentary breakfast is included.
Red Lion Hotel
1.2 Miles - Recreational amenities, including a spa tub, a fitness center, and a seasonal outdoor pool. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access.
Holiday Inn
2.2 miles - Recreational opportunities offered, including an indoor pool, a spa tub, and a fitness center.
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