[Inpycon] Suggestion: Mike arrangement for Q&A after talks

Numan Siddique numan.siddique at gmail.com
Sat Sep 13 14:18:29 CEST 2014

Good idea
On Sep 13, 2014 5:42 PM, "Shrayas rajagopal" <shrayasr at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hey all,
> I've always felt that the Q&A session after each talk is really a time of
> chaos: for the speaker to find the person asking the question, for the
> person to wait for the mic and for the person moving the mic from one place
> to another.
> So how about we try this this year: Let us keep 2 standing mics in the
> auditoriums, somewhere equidistant and ask the participants who have
> questions to line up and wait for their turn.
> I've seen this work in a fair share of places - The google talks and I
> think debconf 2014 where there was a Q&A session with Linus took this
> approach. I'm sure other conferences do it too.
> This helps in the following ways:
> 1. No one has to run around to handover mics
> 2. No one has to wait for the mic when it is clearly their turn to ask a
> question
> 3. The speaker knows exactly where to concentrate.
> 4. Since it will be on a first come first serve basis, it will be easy for
> the speaker to moderate the questions
> In terms of equipment, we'll just need 2 stands for the mics in every
> auditorium. I assume we already have the mics for this.
> What do y'all think?
> /S
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