[Inpycon] Necessity of foreign delegates. Was Re: Notes from InPyCon planning meeting of local Pune Team
anandology at gmail.com
Mon Feb 21 06:26:43 CET 2011
> Good points, these. But Dhananjay did raise an interesting point, is
> it customary for a conference to pay for the travel and board of the
> keynote speakers? Or are the keynote speakers mostly locals? What
> happened in the APAC Pycon? That was in Singapore, right? About the
> same distance from Europe and the US, as India.
They had Steve Holden as keynote speaker.
> While it may not be right to spend PyCon money on "evangelizing"
> outside the event itself (is the extra money PyCon money, or IPSS
> money?), it could be spent on better A/V, recording, wifi, food and
> many other things.
We can plan for better A/V and raise more money. We don't have to
compromise on inviting speakers.
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