We put out a questionnaire to decide the date for PirateCon 2016 and its focus. Based on the results, we chose Saturday, June 25th for the date of PirateCon 2016. The registration fee last year was $10, free for attendees under the age of 18. We are working on streaming the conference and plan to offer childcare for toddlers and above.
We are looking for a location in the Boston-area that, ideally, isn’t expensive, has one large room that can seat 50-150 people, has a few classrooms, decent wifi/Internet access and is wheelchair accessible. If you can suggest a place or want to help with the conference, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Also, if you want to speak at it or organize a panel, please email us at email@example.com.
The results of the questionnaire are here:
How Long Should PirateCon Last?
|The usual one day is fine||10|
|Saturday & Sunday||4|
When Should we Hold piratecon 2016?
|Saturday, June 25th||9|
|Saturday, June 18th||8|
|Saturday, June 4th||7|
|Sunday, June 5th||4|
|Sunday, June 26th||4|
|Sunday, June 19th||3|
Where Should we Hold Piratecon?
|Boston, Cambridge, Somerville Area||10|
|Between 128 and 495||4|
|Route 128 belt||3|
|West of 495||1|
How would you prefer to get to the conference?
|Bus (PeterPan, etc)||2|
|Car to public transit||2|
Where do you live?
Should we arrange for childcare at the conference site?
|Surveillance and countersurveillance||8|
|The war on drugs||7|
|Filing FOIA and public records requests||7|
|Building third-party coalitions||7|
|Proposing local legislation||6|
Write-In Conference Topics
- Encroaching Police State and Accountability
- Fascism vs Socialism in the Upcoming Elections
- Inequality and Social Unrest