Session: Panel – Successful Community Management in Open Source

Community organizing can be challenging not only for someone just getting started but for veteran leaders as well. This panel discussion will highlight a few major lessons learned while managing a community of volunteer contributors. These lessons will help new community organizers be successful whether their teams are writers, developers, designers, or speakers. Seasoned organizers can also pick up a few tips to add to their experience. All attendees will get valuable, pragmatic advice for community organizing.

This panel will discuss:

  • Practical tips for starting, managing, and growing a community
  • Details on several programs and their impact
  • Tools, platforms, and communication routes that help with engagement
  • How do we address diversity, equity, and inclusion?
  • Review the dangers of volunteer burnout and how to avoid it

The audience will come away with a better understanding of what it’s like to be a community manager with practical advice that they can immediately apply to their job, even if that doesn’t involve organizing a community.


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