[BangPypers] [OT] Venue for PyCon India 2010

Noufal Ibrahim noufal at gmail.com
Tue May 4 06:27:37 CEST 2010

On Tue, May 4, 2010 at 9:53 AM, Vikas BN <vikas.bn at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, May 4, 2010 at 9:18 AM, Noufal Ibrahim <noufal at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, May 4, 2010 at 9:14 AM, Vivek Khurana <hiddenharmony at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> [..]
>> >  Based on my experience on organizing conferences in colloeges, you
>> > should never rely on students. Best way is to contact the HOD of some
>> > department or even better have some contact in top management. Then
>> > things move really fast. Else, if you go the students way, you will
>> > end up with loads of problems/ego hassles/issues with the faculty.
>> >  Paying for a facility and using it, is a better option as it gives
>> > you lots of freedom.
>> [..]
>> We need names and locations of colleges. That's what this thread is
>> soliciting. The work once we get those is a separate issue.
>> Once we have those, we can make phone calls or contact top management.
>          Just to let you know guys, I'll be contacting the following
> colleges:
>          MSRIT (New BEL Road, behind IISc)
>          BIT (KR Road, near city market)
>          BMSCE (Bull temple road, basavanagudi)
>         BMS has an audi with a capacity of around 250, and apparently MSR's
> audi
>         is bigger. I know professors in all three colleges so please let me
> know
>         which location works for most people so that I can prioritize
> talking with them.
>         Getting an audi and 3-4 classrooms shouldn't be difficult and we
> may get it for
>         free if we include the college name like so: InPyCon in association
> with BMSCE.
>         But anyway, these are details that can be worked out later.

Thanks Vikas. All three sound okay (location wise). When you get some
information, please send a mail to the inpycon list. This thread is
really OT here. :)


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