[Conferences-discuss] suggestions for increasing Python 11 submissions?
Wed, 5 Feb 2003 21:30:05 -0500
I plan to submit a tutorial proposal and maybe a talk. I've been a bit busy
with PyCon, but I'm hoping things have cooled down enough now for me to get
something in by the deadline.
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Kevin Altis" <email@example.com>
Sent: Wednesday, February 05, 2003 5:21 PM
Subject: [Conferences-discuss] suggestions for increasing Python 11
> I plan to post another reminder this week to c.l.py... about the upcoming
> February 15th deadline for OSCON/Python 11 proposals, but I would
> suggestions for increasing the number of proposals.
> Nathan Torkington just posted the following numbers to give an idea what
> already been submitted:
> This report breaks the incoming proposals down by track, and whether
> they're a tutorial or talk. I've put some Tomcat proposals into the
> Apache track--Rich and James should decide whose track (Apache or
> Java) those go into.
> Current numbers:
> Track Tutorial Talk Uncategorized
> Perl 16 14 0
> PHP 4 3 0
> Python 1 2 0
> Apache 6 15 0
> Apps 6 11 0
> XML 4 1 0
> MySQL 0 0 0
> PostgreSQL 2 1 0
> Ruby 1 2 0
> Emerging Topics 1 9 0
> Java 0 0 0
> Undefined 0 0 14
> TOTAL = 113 41 58 14
> As you can see, Python only has 3 submissions so far. I think the basic
> problem is that we only recently found out about the deadline and there
> already three other Python conferences this year before OSCON/Python 11,
> people simply aren't thinking ahead to Python 11.
> March 26-28: PyCon DC 2003 (Washington, DC)
> April 2-3, 2003: Python UK Conference 2003 (Oxford, UK)
> June 25-27, 2003: EuroPython 2003 Charleroi (Belgium)
> My inclination is to have people that would like to attend Python 11 in
> submit their proposals for these other conferences to Python 11 as well.
> OTOH, it might be that with EuroPython conference so close to Python 11,
> Europeans, if any, will be attending Python 11.
> Robin Dunn, Patrick K. O'Brien, and I have already had some discussions
> about trying to do a full day of wxPython-related tutorials; a proposal
> be submitted before the deadline. Both Robin and I live in Portland, so
> would be very convenient for us if it fits the schedule. It would be nice
> see other GUI tutorial session proposals as well to provide some balance.
> Kevin Altis
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