[EuroPython] Conference Proposals for 2011

M.-A. Lemburg mal at egenix.com
Thu Jul 23 12:54:26 CEST 2009

Fabio Pliger wrote:
> 2009/7/22 M.-A. Lemburg <mal at egenix.com>
>> I've just come across an interesting way of getting new proposals
>> for conference locations. This is how the Plone folks are doing this
>> and it looks really professional:
>> http://plone.org/events/conferences/2009/plone-conference-2009-selection-process
>> Here's the proposal document for Budapest:
>> http://plone.org/events/conferences/2009/Plone_conference_2009_Budapest.pdf/view
>> Would this be a suitable way to find a new location for 2011 ?
> As i'm preparing the proposal for Italy for EP2011 I can talk, at least, for
> my team. This was already the idea emerged from the Open Space we had at
> Europython this year between all the potential teams and the EP
> organizers... I don't know it the examination will be the same as for the
> Plone conference, but IMHO it's suitable.. but I think also that the final
> work should go to the Europython society itself as the have the legal the
> legal responsability for the event.


I'd love to attend a EuroPython in Italy one day :-)

>From my own experience with organizing EuroPython 2002 I can just
say that it's important to have a well thought-out concept
written up *before* starting with the organization.

At the time, we didn't have such a concept and as a result
a lot of unnecessary tension built up.

Marc-Andre Lemburg

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