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Starting on the evening of January 6, 2006 and running through the evening of January 8, 2006, the Esperanto Club of Austin will be hosting a Local Area Network (LAN) party for the purpose of completing the new ELNA website. A group of activists will be meeting in Austin to work on finishing the site, but even if you can't come to Austin, you can join in! Create an account and let us know how you'd like to help, and we can enable you to participate in writing and editing pages.

We have created a chatroom where we can coordinate all our efforts. If you're using Mozilla you can simply follow this URI: irc://

The URL will also work if you install Chatzilla in Firefox or Netscape. And, of course, you can also use any other IRC client, connecting to and joining the #esperanto-usa channel.

Opera contains an IRC client, and is free now too.


  • Finish the ELNA website:
    • Make sure EVERYTHING (of value) at the old site is available at the new
    • Write up the proposed privilege policy: what are the classes of users, how does one become one, and what privileges do you use. Discuss this with Phil Dorcas.
    • Write up a FAQ and a How To.
    • In particular, write a "How To" for people who really, really are not very experienced at using computers.
    • Develop policies for, an example of, and documentation on the use of our Drupal community for free hosting for local clubs.
    • Document how to use super-signed letters (done?)
  • Do something on behalf of Tejo/Kontakto - this is postponed
  • Translate/improve Wikipedia articles --- this will be according to the interest of the participants
  • Introduce Steve's idea of automating the production of place-articles based on US census data.
  • Some people may wish to join "Team Esperanto" at Project Gutenberg (especially if they feel their skills are not strong enough for translation) and do some proofreading.
  • Some people may wish to smooth-read
      Tarzan de la Simioj

    by Don Harlow at Rob's wiki.

  • Stay loose and brainstorm new ideas that the meeting germinates.
  • Evaluate and critique the new website. What barriers to use has it removed? What barriers remain?
  • I'm going to hang a white sheet and we may video-record the poetry prezentations that we did in the slam. Additionally, we'll
    record everyone saying "Mi parolas Esperanton" as per
    Steve's great idea.

To-do list

  • Things to bring
    • Airport base-station (Steve)
    • PIV
    • CEED if and other bi-directional dictionaries.
    • video camera (Steve)
    • Hot-tub attire, if desired.
  • What else?
  • If you would like to create an MP3 of yourself declaiming
    a poem, haiku(s), readings, whatever, bring those. We are collecting

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by limako

NASK * 2014 jun 29 - jul 8 * Summer Courses

EO Esperanto: La bonega kursaro NASK - Nord-Amerika Somera Kursaro okazos de la 29-a de Junio ĝis la 8-a de Julio ĉe Viktorio, BC, Kanado, ĉe la Universitato de Viktorio.

EN English: The excellent North American Esperanto Summer Courses (NASK), will be happening from June 29 to July 8, at The University of Victoria, in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

UEA Seminario Por Aktivula Maturigo * 2014 jul 9 - 10 * Strategy

EO Esperanto: Ĉu plaĉas al vi varbi? La UEA-seminario pri Aktivula Maturigo (AMO) – N-ro 2, okazos je 2014 julio 9-10 ĉe Sidneo, Brita Kolumbio, Kanado.

EN English: Want to get the word out? The Seminar about Strategy and Practice for Informing North America Aktivula Maturigo (AMO) - number 2, will be happening 2014 July 9-10 en Sidney, British Columbia, Canada.

Komuna Kongreso * 2014 Jul 11 - 14 * Communal Congress

EO Esperanto: La Landa Kongreso okazos ĉe Sidneo, BC, Kanado, 2014 julio 11-14, kune kun la Tut-Kanada konferenco de la Kanada Esperanto-Asocio (KEA).

EN English: The Annual US Esperanto Congress will be in Sidney, British Columbia, Canada, 11 - 14 July, 2014, along with the Canadian Annual Congress of the Canadian Esperanto Association (KEA).


Which NASK is best for you?:
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