[EuroPython] local organizers update

Paul Everitt paul at zope-europe.org
Mon Jan 23 17:41:40 CET 2006

On Jan 23, 2006, at 5:33 PM, Michael Hudson wrote:

> Benedikt Hegner <benedikt.hegner at cern.ch> writes:
>> My conservative idea for the fees (new/old):
>> 50/70 Euro for Speakers (yes. cheaper than our costs per person.
>> Otherwise it would be more expensive than last year if you think of
>> the lunch.)
> We had absolutely loads of speakers last year, which is fun in some
> ways but hurt the bottom line.  I think we should feel free to charge
> them more (PyCon charges speakers full price, and doesn't seem short
> of talks.  I'm not sure we should go that far).

I agree with your point.  Equally, we have some people that put in  
talk submissions not because they plan to do a good job on their  
talk, but rather they just want a lower fee.  Negative incentive. :^)


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