[Admin-all] AMY: Adding organizer task to events

Giacomo Peru g.peru at epcc.ed.ac.uk
Wed Jun 17 05:51:09 EDT 2015

Hi Amy,

> On 16 Jun 2015, at 16:14, Amy Brown <arbrown at software-carpentry.org> wrote:
> On 2015-06-16 10:58 AM, Software Carpentry Admin UK wrote:
>> should we add, e.g. Giacomo Peru / Aleksandra Pawlik as 'organizer' task
>> to events?
> We use "organizer" as a task to designate the local organizer/host -- the person booking the room, putting up posters, finding coffee, fixing wifi, etc. If that's you, then yes.

Hi Amy, thanks a lot for this clarification.

> As admin I don't put my name anywhere, but assume that it's covered by setting "software-carpentry.org" as the "Organizer"…

Yes, that’s it.

> Oh look: We're using the word "organizer" in two different places to mean two different things. Darn it, isn't there anyone around here who knows how to work with data?!  ;)

That’s why I got confused. 

Also, could I be refreshed on the difference between host / organizer (in the Associated tasks)?

Thanks a lot again.

> Amy
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