[EuroPython] call for papers todo

M.-A. Lemburg mal@lemburg.com
Thu, 28 Feb 2002 10:05:58 +0100

Martijn Faassen wrote:
> Hi there,
> We need to do a bunch of things before we can put out a call for papers:

I'd add:

    * determine which tracks will present the papers (the Python track
>   * determine the length of the individual talks. The ones right now are too
>     long, we need shorter ones. They don't have to be completely correct,
>     but we need to be in the right ballpark.
>     (note that how many talks we can accomodate is another issue we can
>      work out independent from the call for papers)

For comparisons: the business track will have 30+10 minutes 
(presentation, discussion) slots for the talks. This is what most 
conferences I have attended did as well (except for the keynotes,
of course).
>   * determine what tracks there are. Doesn't have to be set in stone, but
>     would be nice to have in the form.
>   * work out the text for the call for papers.
>   * we probably want to contact some people for talks ourselves (that is,
>     people organizing tracks/general committee wants to). Do we need
>     a procedure for this or can we just mail people and ask them to
>     submit a talk?
>   * do the tech bit.
> Note that keynote talks and such I don't think people should be able to
> apply for. We should come up with some idea for keynotes ourselves (besides
> Guido's).  Perhaps some of us would like to do somekind of EuroPython pep-talk,
> or whatnot.

Can you put this in the wiki as well ? 

Marc-Andre Lemburg
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