UKNOF / UKIF winding down

Firstly the Programme Committee and Communications Committee and UKIF board would like to thank everyone involved for their help in getting UKNOF to where it is now, and special thanks go to Nico Cartron, Anne Johnson and Tim Chown who have been Programme Committee...

UKNOF Annual Meeting Report

UKNOF 2023 Annual Report For the past decade or more, UKNOF has been run on the basis of UKIF Ltd providing the legal entity, operations, and financial basis for running UKNOF’s activities. This has been combined with a lightweight governance approach, using...

UKNOF Annual Meeting

The UKNOF annual meeting will be held this year on the 1st February at 16.00GMT. It is likely to be an on-line only event, accessible via Zoom. If anyone has a suitable venue to host the meeting please do get in touch. The meeting wiIt will include committee reports,...

UKIF statement on the health / future of UKNOF

All UKNOF funding goes to UKIF who provide the operational services to run UKNOF such as renting venues, administrative, secretarial and IT services. As of early October, UKIF only has sufficient funds to run UKNOF’s online platforms for perhaps a year, but not...

Who is UKNOF for in 2024?

At UKNOF52, Denesh explained that UKNOF has some sustainability issues. He requested new ideas from the community for how we can continue UKNOF. He noted that “it’s brainstorming time.” The goal is to bring those ideas to the Annual Meeting in...

UKNOF Governance Update

We started UKNOF over 15 years ago. There were almost 50 people at UKNOF1, back in May 2005. In contrast, virtualUKNOF in May 2020 was attended by over 360 people. Growing the attendance numbers – and sustaining them for the future – is something we’ve worked hard on....