[Baypiggies] April Meeting Proposal - Ivan Krstić

Carl J. Van Arsdall cvanarsdall at mvista.com
Tue Mar 13 18:17:46 CET 2007

Rand Bradley wrote:
> As everyone on the list is probably aware, Ivan Krstić gave an 
> excellent keynote talk at PyCon 2007 on the One Laptop per Child 
> project (OLPC). I was so impressed, I emailed Ivan to see if he or 
> someone from the OLPC project might be interested in speaking for 
> SDForum's Emerging Technology SIG. I also suggested Wednesday 4/11 if 
> possible. Ivan wrote me back that he was interested and  that Google 
> also wanted him to give a technical talk in the near future. He 
> contacted Google with the proposed date and Google responded 
> positively. Ivan is available to speak on either 4/11 or 4/12. (I 
> think he is giving a private technical talk at Google on 4/12).
> I would like to propose that we again hold a joint EMTECH/BayPiggies 
> meeting for April. The higher-ups for the EMTECH-SIG would like to 
> keep the scheduled day of Wednesday 4/11 for the event. It will be 
> hard for me to get EMTECH to move the date to 4/12. I would like to 
> propose that BayPIGgies host the event at Google, it Google is willing 
> and can accommodate 4/11.
> So, I have some questions for the group...
>    1. Would BayPIGgies like to make this a joint EMTECH-SIG meeting?
>    2. Is the 4/11/2007 date okay? Can BayPIGgies accommodate moving
>       the April meeting forward by one day?
>    3. Can we hold the event at Google on 4/11? How can we confirm?
>       (Note we can use EMTECH-SIG location if necessary).
> If the group is willing, can someone contact me to help coordinate the 
> event?
> http://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/baypiggies
I give a +1 to ivan as well and would happily listen to several more 
talks if he's willing to give them.  His presentation at PyCon 2k7 was 



Carl J. Van Arsdall
cvanarsdall at mvista.com
Build and Release
MontaVista Software

More information about the Baypiggies mailing list