If you’ve been waiting to register for the WU Un-Conference — hoping to clear your work schedule or land a great price through your favorite airline — heads up: We’ll be closing our Eventbrite page a few days early, on Halloween. We still have a few coupon codes left, and we’d love to have you join us.
If you can’t make it, and — as one writer recently told me — you’re witch green with envy over it all, never fear. We’ll have a recap of events for you that will go up over the winter break. We’ll be trying something new in terms of gathering details during and after the event, too, which we hope will make the Un-Un-Con experience rich in its own virtual way.
We do still have a few spots, and we do still have a few days, and we really would love to have you join us.
Some additional details we hope will tip you over the edge in our direction — our session summaries:
[pullquote]Can’t make the WU Un-Conference? Don’t despair. We’ll have recaps coming to you in December, and we intend to keep Twitter hopping with info from Salem. Please do watch for our hashtag: #WUUnCon. [/pullquote]
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