[EuroPython] Who are the organizers ?

Tom Deprez Tom Deprez" <tom@aragne.com
Tue, 11 Feb 2003 00:56:13 +0100

>> As I understand the current situation, Tom and Denis will
>> again play the part of the executives and do most of the
>> local business. Then we have a few track chairmen (still not
>> enough; see my other mail) and volunteers to do the web-site
>> and registration system. We also need people who will take
>> care of these things:
>> * overall conference program organization
>> * web site management
>> * press releases
>> * brochure editing and delivery
>> * sponsor organization, including booths, bags, etc.
>> Putting a few managers for these things in place will make the
>> whole process go much more smoothly than last year, IMHO.
>> Starting early also helps ;-)
> FWIW, these kinds of things are now what I'm supposed to be doing as
> my job.  Meaning, I can participate more than last year.  I can sign
> up for running press releases and brochures.  I can also contribute
> to web site management.

Great! I think we need a press release in a hurry!

>> Any takers ?
>> Note that while I am trying to push things a little, I am not
>> volunteering for any of this. However, I believe in structured
>> working and a clear definition of responsibilities. That's the
>> motivation behind these postings.
> Agreed.  We also need to make sure, though, that we don't have any
> areas with a single person in charge.  I think we learned last year,
> and I learned in other conferences, that people can become very
> enthusiastic up front and very unavailable at the critical moments.


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