Karrot Days 2022 - July 16th & 17th!

Dear Karrot community,

I’m pleased to announce that we’ll all have an opportunity to meet this summer. Save the date for Karrot days: July 16th & 17th 2022! :partying_face:

Karrot days is a free and open online-event, one weekend with various sessions to get to know each other, have a look at upcoming Karrot features and discuss about them together, chat about the funding we got and of course have a good time.

You’ll find any upcoming information in this forum thread.

Looking forward to meet you! :heart_decoration:

Nathalie from the “karrot team”; the group of people spending time on sustaining and further developping Karrot as a tool :karrot:

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Here we go! Checkout the schedule we’ve came up with so far. Hope you like it!
We will keep this post up-to-date, if anythings changes you’ll have the latest version here. It’s still in the making and we welcome your feedback!

Day 1 Saturday 16th July

Inspire

Time CEST Name Title Facilitation Description
11:00 - 11:30 Check-In Opening event Nathalie Say hello, arrive in the space, look at schedule, check-in with each other, any ideas welcome
11:30 - 13:00 Session 1 Lightning talks Vas Short presentations from different karrot groups and chat
13:00 - 14:00 Break
14:00 - 15:30 Session 2 Sociocracy for groups Nathalie Intro workshop into sociocracy, beginners level
15:30 - 16:30 Session 3 Karrot as a general community organising tool Nick What is Karrot actually good for? How does it work beyond foodsaving groups and for more general community organising? How is it different from other tools?
16:30 - 18:00 Break
18:00 - 20:00 Evening event Karrot quiz & socialising Nathalie We’ll start with a little fun quiz on Karrot! No special knowledge required. There is time to hang out together afterwards.

Day 2 Sunday 17th July

Focus & Reflect

Time CEST Name Title Facilitation Description
11:00 - 11:30 Check-In Starting the day Nick arrive in the space, check-in with each other, ideas welcome
11:30 - 13:00 Session 4 Community Design: Breaking the silo Bruno, Vas We’ll go through the main ideas collected for features that will break the silo of groups, that is, facilitate interactions between a group and their public. In this session we expect to gather reactions, feedback and ideas from groups
13:00 - 14:00 Break
14:00 - 15:00 Session 5 Community Design: Improving conflict resolution Bruno, Vas A long discussed feature, we will start discussing ideas and planning the design for the next iteration of the conflict resolution feature
15:00 - 16:00 Afternoon meet-up Open Space all? none? Possibilty to meet people involved in karrot, ask questions, talk about funding, see how it works to contribute. Topic based discussion circles. Optional: Speed Networking for karrot Enthusiasts, you’ll be paired with a partner every 7 min.
16:00 - 16:30 Check-out Closing event Nathalie
16:30 - Open space Afterparty With Vasilis’ dog

General information

How does it work? You’re invited to join any session you like :slight_smile: Come and have fun!
Where do we meet? It’s all happening as video conferences. When we’ve chosen our favourite tool, it’ll appear here.
Do I need to register? We encourage you to join the Karrot days 2022 group where we will co-ordinate the event and hang out, but you can also just show up to a session.