[Inpycon] Lightning Talks @ Pycon India

Sreekanth S Rameshaiah sree at mahiti.org
Tue Sep 9 10:24:22 CEST 2014

On 9 September 2014 13:45, Rejy M Cyriac <rcyriac at redhat.com> wrote:

> > US PyCon 2014 has some good sections on Open Spaces[1]. We could borrow
> > some ideas from here.
> >
> > As for lighting talks, it looks like they went through an approval
> > process as well. I found a section[2] of "accepted lighting talks" on
> > their site.
> >
> > [1]: https://us.pycon.org/2014/community/openspaces/
> > [2]: https://us.pycon.org/2014/schedule/lightning-talks/list/
> >
> Having an approval process is good to ensure that the topics are
> relevant for the conference. But the approval process would have to be
> lightning quick, for the attendees to get enough time to vote on the
> approved list. So the approvers have to be selected ahead, and be ready
> to review as the proposals come i

Would prefer keeping it open and let it become a platform for budding
speakers to talk to crowd. At max people will end up tolerating someone for
5 minutes.
- sree
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