[Inpycon] Lightning Talks @ Pycon India

Rejy M Cyriac rcyriac at redhat.com
Tue Sep 9 05:40:10 CEST 2014

On 09/08/2014 09:39 PM, Arvi Krishnaswamy wrote:
> ​All,
> One of the challenges we've had with the previous Pycons has been
> getting submissions organized for the lightning talks, and spreading the
> word about it.
> I'd like to propose that we run lightning talks at Pycon through the
> Funnel with a lightweight approach that still keeps things informal.
> * Anybody attending can submit a talk via the funnel (just titles will
> suffice - no detailed descriptions needed)
> * All talks are 5 min long
> * Talks can be submitted anytime, including during the conference.
> * At the start of the lightning talks, the organizer will review the
> list and call out the names.
> * In case a topic is interesting enough, people can get a conversation
> going about it in the funnel - and consider taking it to an open space.

I think the old fashioned way of having the topics on a board with
sticky notes, or something of that kind, placed in the common area would
get the attention of more people

- rejy (rmc)

> How does this sound?
> ​Arvi​

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