Open Source Bridge/2013/Morning Emails/Wednesday

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Happy Wednesday, Open Source Bridge-goer!

Today's forecast is for a high of 64F, with rain likely.

Don't miss this morning's keynote by Alex "Skud" Bayley http://opensourcebridge.org/users/1455. Skud is a social justice activist, software developer, and advocate for open technology and culture beyond the "open source" world.

The Keynote is at 9am. Doors open at 8am, with coffee, tea, and pastries from Black Sheep Bakery http://www.blacksheepbakery.com/.

A friendly reminder: please use tongs, when provided, for food self-service! Also please observe any signage about sharing our favorite snacks with all attendees. Want to know about our catering? More info is on the wiki. http://opensourcebridge.org/wiki/2013/Catering

Lunch today will be catered by Nicholas Restaurant http://nicholasrestaurant.com/, one of our favorite Portland Lebanese restaurants.

See all the sessions for today at http://opensourcebridge.org/schedule

Massage therapy is available in the Hacker Lounge. Domenika Leto, of Niche Massage, is offering 10-minute chair massages, free of charge. Find her station in the northwest section of the Hacker Lounge to sign up. Hours today are noon-2pm, and 3-5pm.

This evening, yoga returns to Open Source Bridge! Sherri Montgomery leads "Smart Asana" at 5:45 in Fuller Hall. BoF sessions (http://opensourcebridge.org/events/2013bof/proposals) are running 7-8:30pm and 8:30-10pm, and the Hacker Lounge stays open until 10.

If you know anyone who would like to attend these evening activities but isn't registered for the conference, encourage them to sign up for a free Community Pass. This also lets them participate in our unconference day on Friday.

Tweets from the #osb13 tag & @osbridge mentions:

Sharing online? Use #osb13 to tag content about the conference. If you have private feedback, you can stop by the staff/volunteer room, A203, on the 2nd floor and tell us in person, or email info@opensourcebridge.org.

Don't forget to put in your nominations for the Citizenship Award! https://stumptownsyndicate.wufoo.com/forms/citizenship-award-nominees-2013/ This year's winner will be announced at the party http://opensourcebridge.org/blog/2013/06/celebrate-open-source-citizenship-at-omsi/ on Thursday.

There's code, and there's Code. Please take a moment to review our Code of Conduct http://opensourcebridge.org/about/code-of-conduct/.

If at any point you need conference-related help, find a volunteer in a purple Open Source Bridge shirt.

If you'd like to feel what it's like to be one of our super-hero volunteers, it's not too late! Come by the volunteer lounge or find Josh, our volunteer coordinator. We'll put you to work.

Thank you to this year's sponsors! Hacker Lounge Sponsor: Intel, Committer: Mozilla, Advocate: Rentrak, and other Citizens and Friends http://opensourcebridge.org/sponsors/y2013/ .

Have a great day at Open Source Bridge!