[EuroPython] government money, socialism et al.

M.-A. Lemburg mal@lemburg.com
Fri, 15 Feb 2002 23:54:25 +0100

Martijn Faassen wrote:
> Laura Creighton wrote:
> > Free accomodation and conference entry is all we can offer, correct?
> Right now we have no money for free accomodation, so we can't offer that,
> and free conference entry needs to be discussed in the general discussion
> on budget. I'd like to offer speakers *something* at least; perhaps
> we can have a student rate which also applies to speakers.

If at all possible, speakers should not have to pay for the 
conference -- they already put enough effort into preparing 
the talk.

Since budgets are always about legal responsibility, you should
start thinking about defining the conference legal entities.

Since the conference team is officially cited at Charleroi, 
that's probably where you should incorporate the foundation. 
I hope that these things don't take too long. Donations will 
have to go to the foundation's bank account and we can't talk 
about budgets until the first donations start pouring in...

Marc-Andre Lemburg
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