[EuroPython] Thoughts on track chairing

Jeremiah Foster jeremiah.foster at gmail.com
Sat Oct 23 19:33:55 CEST 2004

On Thu, 21 Oct 2004 16:21:59 +0200, Jacob Hallén <jacob at strakt.com> wrote:
> Vacancies:
> Tutorials
> Applications
> Potential vacancies:
> Education
> Frameworks
> Language
> Jeremiah Foster wants to do a web track. Personally, I think this is part of
> the framework track. Perhaps we can persuade him to take over the frameworks
> track.

If there is more information regarding the framework track I can see
if I have the competency and capacity to chair it. I will go to the
web site to see if there is more information about the track.
> A slightly unrelated thought is about the refereed paper track. Since we have
> some money at the bottom of the coffers, we could reserve a sum for
> subdidising speaker travel. Last year we subsidised one speaker, to great
> effect. There was quite a bit of risk involved in this, since our budget
> balanced only 3 days before the conference started. This year we can make
> more firm promises.

Everyone I spoke with loved the Shuttleworth talk. If we can do
something like that again I am sure it would be well received, it
seems like a good use of the money to me.

Jeremiah Foster

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