[EuroPython] Talk voting is now open

M.-A. Lemburg mal at egenix.com
Mon Mar 26 12:24:29 CEST 2012

info at pycon.it wrote:
> We are pleased to announce that the [community talk
> voting](https://ep2012.europython.eu/talk-voting) is now open, and will last
> until Sunday, 23:59:59 CEST
> As you know, EuroPython is a conference made _by_ the Python community _for_
> the Python community. This is the basic principle that we respect and that
> makes us believe that the best way to select and filter the 200+ proposals we
> received is through a public voting process.
> We feel that the Python community is nowadays so diverse and rich that a small
> group of organizers cannot fully represent it in choosing the talks. At the
> same time, we want to make sure that only actual EuroPython participants will
> be able to select the talks to prevent abuses, and this is why we will give
> access to talk voting only to people that [buy a
> ticket](https://ep2012.europython.eu/registration).
> ## A few suggestions on voting
> With over 200 proposals among talks,
> [trainings](https://ep2012.europython.eu/trainings), and
> [posters](https://ep2012.europython.eu/poster-session), voting will take some
> time.
> Make sure to take your time to analyze the proposals and express your
> preference. We offer several different filters to help you wade through the
> proposals, including a complete tag taxonomy that has been manually reviewed
> and refined by our talk manager Lorenzo.
> If you have some questions on a proposal, you will be abel to leave a comment
> to the speaker: he/she will receive it in the mailbox and will hopefully
> answer you and clarify the abstract for everybody else.

Thanks for the announcement and congratulations for attracting more
then 200+ talk proposals.

One question: Can you give a rough idea of how many talk slots are
available for the EuroPython 2012 conference ?

I've just gone through the list and there are so many interesting
talks, that you could easily fill two conference weeks :-)

Marc-Andre Lemburg

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