[EuroPython] Any News ?
Tue, 29 Jan 2002 14:12:03 +0100
On Tue, Jan 29, 2002 at 01:55:15PM +0100, M.-A. Lemburg wrote:
> I was wondering what happened to the EuroPython effort... ?
> The conference date is only a few months away, so we should
> start thinking about announcing the conference, setting up the
> web-site, finding accomodations, etc. The financial aspects
> are also important e.g. how high will the conference costs
> be ?
> We should start looking into these things soon in order to
> be able to find speakers and people willing to do tutorials,
> BOFs etc.
> We need to get the word out, otherwise, noone will show up
> in Charleroi :-/
Here are the notes I took during the meeting. I didn't see the "official"
ones on this list but I may have overlooked.
Hope that helps.
Zope/Python conference in Charleroi:=20
Stress on the Python side, Zope will follow (?)
-> separate press releases ?
Who: Martijn Faassen, Joachim Schmitz, Denis Fr=E8re, Nicolas Pettiaux
Project coordinationors (DF + GC): should keep track of who has done
what along the plan
Make a PR
Print a flyer
MF: ask Paul Everitt / GvR to talk about the EP conference during IPC=
Find a professional event organizer (price: 1 man-month =3D 3500 Euro=
Conference program commitee=20
Who: Stefane Fermigier, Stephan Richter?, MF
Define who does what
Make contacts for talks, organize tracks, plan posters
Contact people like Guido van Rossum, Marc-Andre Lembourg, Martin von
Loewis, Andy Robinson, PythonLabs...
How do people pay ?
Ask a legal counsel (Daniel Quintart) ?
Make a budget
Evaluate number of participants
Pay for VIP, invited speakers
Invite TV, computer magazines, journals, radio
Inform potential participants (on existing mailing lists)
Make news site
Print t-shirts (ask Just von Rossum)
Commercial stands for companies (are there any candidates ?)
Logistics (local =3D DF + P3B + OS3B):
Places to stay
Technical support (overhead projectors)
Web site (europython.org and eurozope.org already exist)
Setup a form for presentation and communication
Call for papers at the beginning of january
St=E9fane Fermigier, Tel: +33 (0)6 63 04 12 77 (mobile).
http://nuxeo.com/ & http://portalux.com/ & http://aful.org/
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