[Inpycon] Taking stock of the situation
Anand Balachandran Pillai
abpillai at gmail.com
Tue Jun 21 12:19:06 CEST 2011
On Sat, Jun 18, 2011 at 10:31 AM, Dhananjay Nene
<dhananjay.nene at gmail.com>wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 17, 2011 at 9:29 PM, Anand Balachandran Pillai <
> abpillai at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Jun 17, 2011 at 6:47 PM, Noufal Ibrahim <noufal at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Kenneth Gonsalves <lawgon at gmail.com> writes:
>>> > On Fri, 2011-06-17 at 16:24 +0530, Noufal Ibrahim wrote:
>>> >> I'll be frank and say that I'm worried. We have around 2.5 months left
>>> >> for September. We don't have any local sponsors yet. The CFP was
>>> >> announced and we have just a few submissions.
>>> > my personal take is that there has been some discussion on this list
>>> > on high standards for talks which has scared people off. (scared me
>>> > anyway)
>>> Hmmm. That wasn't the reaction I expected and if it's a problem, we
>>> should remedy that. Also, I think you should have voiced this concern on
>>> the list as soon as the thread started.
>>> The CFP, however, is just a small part of the thing. What about the rest
>>> of organisation?
>> Well, kind of echoes my thinking. I am kind of worried about
>> this "dead silence" in the list which gives the feeling nothing
>> is happening on the ground.
>> Where is the venue ? Who are the sponsors ? Who are the
>> guys calling the shots on the ground ?
>> There is a definite lack of leadership this year. Sitting
>> in Bangalore, we only can have so much of idea of what
>> is happening on the ground in Pune.
>> If the concerns are uncalled for, great. Can some of those
>> running the show calm the airs ?
>> The venue is confirmed. We need to start talking to the sponsors.
> I agree not much has been happening lately, specifically in terms of
> seeking sponsorships from Pune and the track 3 / tutorial track I believe
> this would be a good time to get it going, as for event logistics issues as
Any updates ? I still don't find any sponsor slots filled.
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