[EuroPython] Work on Call for Participation for EuroPython 2015 has started
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Fri Jan 31 20:53:34 CET 2014
I have to correct the 2013 prices: 165/315/370.
Still the prices of the EP 2014 are in a range that make this conference affordable and reasonably priced. Comparable conferences - often run only for two or three day - are more expensive.
Sorry for being brief - sent from a mobile device.
> Am 31.01.2014 um 20:04 schrieb Andreas Jung <lists at zopyx.com>:
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> Jacob Hallén wrote:
>> In the Call for Participation that was the basis for the selection of
>> a new site for Europython, there was a requirement for the cost of
>> attendance. It turns out that the promised figures from the Berlin
>> team can't be met and that cost of attendance will take a serious
>> jump, compared to Florence.
>> This is a serious problem for the EPS, because our explicit goal is
>> to arrange a really affordable conference. We are now looking at
>> conference fees that are 5 times higher than the ones for Göteborg
>> and it is starting to hurt. Worries about getting enough participants
>> and getting a reasonable mix of people has gotten the EPS board more
>> involved in pricing issues than they would like to be. This is not
>> only a concern for the conference this year, but for future
>> conferences. A large number of the attendees have come to EuroPython
>> for many years. If they are scared off by the price this year, they
>> are less likely to come back in the future.
> With respect but this is FUD.
> The standard ticket price for EP 2013 were for Student/Individual/Business:
> 330 ? / 500 ? / 620 ?
> The standard EP 2014 rates are for Student/Individual/Business:
> 200 ? / 400 ? / 600 ?
> Keep in mind that all EP 2014 tickets are all-inclusive (social event,
> catering during the sprints etc.)
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