[Inpycon] Volunteers required for session staff

Kumari Shalini shaliniroy012 at gmail.com
Thu Sep 4 13:41:11 CEST 2014

> Hello,
> We need volunteers for session staff who should help us during workshop
> and talk from 26th Sept to 28th Sept, 2014 in Pyconindia 2014.  A
> session is the group of talks in between breaks (usually 2-3 talks). The
> session staff should consist of session chair and session runner.
> To sign-up as a session chair/runner, Below is the duties:
>      - Session Chairs and Session Runners are present for an entire
> session (usually 2 to 3 talks in a row).
>      - A Session Chair[0] introduces the speaker, manages the time, and
> facilitates the question and answer period. "Please be seated. Our next
> speaker is...". During the talk, you need to watch the clock and let the
> speaker know when it's the time to stop for question and help in
> questionaire session in the provided time.
>      - A Session Runner[0] helps the speaker get from the Speakers
> Lounge to the appropriate stage 5 minutes before the talk. They help in
> any way needed to make the session run smoothly.
>      - Only sign up for one role per session.
> Interested volunteers, please reply to this thread.
> Links:
> [0]. https://us.pycon.org/2014/about/volunteers/sessionstaff/
> [1]. http://in.pycon.org/2014/blog/call-for-volunteers/
Count me in for the volunteering as Session Chairs and Session Runner
as required.

Kumari Shalini

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