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

Numan Siddique numan.siddique at gmail.com
Sat Sep 13 14:20:52 CEST 2014

But I think it might be a bit difficult in the Audi's of nimhans
On Sep 13, 2014 5:48 PM, "Numan Siddique" <numan.siddique at gmail.com> wrote:

> +1
> 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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