[Inpycon] Lightning Talks @ Pycon India
arvi at alumni.iastate.edu
Tue Sep 9 10:41:33 CEST 2014
+1 I'm for keeping lightning talks completely open and without any approval
On Tue, Sep 9, 2014 at 1:54 PM, Sreekanth S Rameshaiah <sree at mahiti.org>
> On 9 September 2014 13:45, Rejy M Cyriac <rcyriac at redhat.com> wrote:
>> > US PyCon 2014 has some good sections on Open Spaces. 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 of "accepted lighting talks" on
>> > their site.
>> > : https://us.pycon.org/2014/community/openspaces/
>> > : 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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