[Inpycon] PyCon 2012: Venue?

Abdul Muneer abdulmuneer at gmail.com
Mon Jan 9 14:19:13 CET 2012

The biggest drawback is the old school presentation as you mentioned. This
is not on par with the presentations we see on US pycon etc.

I guess being free may not be a big advantage given the sponsors we have
(those who worked on the sponsorship are more qualified to say abt it than
The location is fine, but the facility should be better.
On Jan 9, 2012 6:26 PM, "Navin Kabra" <navin.kabra at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi All,
> Any strong feelings about the venue for PyCon 2012. Basically, should we
> repeat the same venue or try for another one?
> The Pros and Cons for last year's venue (Symbiosis Vishwabhavan +
> Symbiosis Law College) are:
> Cons:
> - Infrastructure is a little old and inadequate - especially the power
> points
> - 2nd and 3rd hall are smaller than what we would ideally like (especially
> for tutorial days)
> Pros:
> - Free
> - Centrally Located
> - With Prof. Harshad Gune part of the PyCon organizing team, it becomes
> very easy to get things done in this venue. (This advantage is shared by a
> few other Symbiosis venues in Pune, but not all)
> - We know this venue - what works, what doesn't. Minimal energy will be
> spent on most venue related matters, and we can focus on things like
> speaker/talk quality, getting good wi-fi, sponsorships etc. For any other
> venue, there will be a new learning curve involved.
> Please respond to this thread with your thoughts. My personal feeling is
> that we should use the same venue - its the devil we know...
> navin.
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