[okfn-discuss] Community Calendar

Diane Mercier diane.mercier at gmail.com
Mon Jun 17 18:39:10 UTC 2013

Hi Jenny and all,

See my comment in Trello ideas. I explain my testing on merging multiple 
communitycalendars in a single one. This solution is IMHO very simple to 
implement in our WordPress platform.


Le 2013-06-17 12:04, Jenny Molloy a écrit :
> Hi All
> The open science working group decided we would like an community 
> events calendar to which anyone could add open science related events 
> by any group (probably with one click moderation to avoid spam and 
> off-topic additions but we want management to be as simple as possible).
> Ideally this would populate a simple spreadsheet so the data could be 
> represented in different ways using people's tool of choice e.g. maps, 
> calendars, timelines etc without too much technical knowledge.
> Stefan Kasberger started looking into this during a recent session to 
> update the working group website, our current plan was a google 
> form->spreadsheet->calendar set up as per this blog post
> http://blog.ouseful.info/2010/03/04/maintaining-google-calendars-from-a-google-spreadsheet/ 
> <http://blog.ouseful.info/2010/03/04/maintaining-google-calendars-from-a-google-spreadsheet/>
> However, people may have better ideas or know of an existing system. 
> We looked but couldn't find anything that was easily embedded in a 
> website and didn't require being added to the calendar to post events.
> Any comments or offers of assistance to build this would be very much 
> appreciated as other working groups might also be interested in a 
> similar tool, particularly if, as is the case for open science, there 
> is a growing collection of OKF and non-OKF groups running events in 
> many locations and currently no central place to keep track of them all.
> I have added this to the OKF Ideas board if you'd like to comment on 
> there or add yourself to the card.
> https://trello.com/card/community-calendar-for-working-groups-to-which-anyone-can-add-events/5183bdd42f8056ea7800360c/24
> Thanks very much!
> Jenny
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