[Inpycon] When are we opening the CFP?

Noufal Ibrahim noufal at gmail.com
Mon Apr 25 12:30:33 CEST 2011

On Mon, Apr 25 2011, Dhananjay Nene wrote:


> a) Should tutors be paid : As per the earlier discussions we had preferred
> not to. Unless there are strong voices otherwise let us go ahead with that
> as the decision. We'll have to work on finding more volunteers.
> Let me ensure that I clarify the expected output of such a volunteer driven
> course. The course content should be professional, something that students
> can carry back from the tutorials or others can read off the net and at
> least reasonably follow with some effort from their side. It is not just a
> high level set of bullet points. I would imagine it would take at least 2
> days dedicated effort to prepare a 3 hour session.
> We need to work out the structure of the tutorials and I shall get a thread
> started so that we can work out the same and have that clarified.

Excellent. I presume there will be someone "in charge" of the
tutorials. i.e. Making sure that good quality materials are received in
advance etc.

> b) Tutorial Fees / Conference fees : I don't have a strong opinion
> here, but I'm going to voice an opinion suggesting that Conference
> fees should be the only fees and no specific tutorial fees. There was
> no specific decision on this matter earlier. This matter is still
> treated as largely open with a decision to be made by thursday
> midnight based on the opinions voiced.

We'll have to clarify how people can register for these then. First come
first serve is an option. We'll also have to cap attendance if we want
the people who do attend to get something out of this. I think the
website will need some enhancements as well to accommodate this. 



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