[Inpycon] PyCon India 2017 dates & venue suggestion

qua non akshayaurora at gmail.com
Mon Feb 27 02:03:18 EST 2017


On Mon, Feb 27, 2017 at 11:33 AM, Haris Ibrahim K. V. <blucalvin at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hey Akshay,
>
> I had already mentioned it to Amit, but last year I had spoken to
> Russel Keith Magee about keynoting PyCon India. Even though he was
> tied up last year, he said he was interested and had asked us to reach
> out to him this year if we were planning on it.
>

Sure, let's reach out to them once dates are finalized or now if you feel
that would give us a better chance to get them.

Would it make sense to do the Keynote talk in a separate thread or since
dates could depend on when these folks are available.
We could have the discussion here itself?


>
> On 27 February 2017 at 10:32, qua non <akshayaurora at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> > On Mon, Feb 27, 2017 at 8:38 AM, Jaidev Deshpande
> > <deshpande.jaidev at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> Hi Sanyam & others,
> >>
> >> On Sun, 26 Feb 2017 at 18:02 Sanyam Khurana <sanyam.khurana01 at gmail.com
> >
> >> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> Hi folks,
> >>>
> >>> We're currently considering IIM Lucknow (Nodia Campus) as event host
> >>> for PyCon India 2017. We will be holding PyDelhi Conf in the same
> >>> venue to test it out and to see if we face any major issues. We still
> >>> have JNU as a backup option.
> >>>
> >>> If some one has a better option and can help us in getting that venue,
> >>> please do let us know.
> >>>
> >>> We are looking for input on the dates to book the venue for.
> >>>
> >>> October 27, 28, 29 looks like a good option.
> >>
> >>
> >> I don't have a specific problem with these dates, but I feel these are a
> >> little too late. Again, no specific problem - just that it feels a
> little
> >> beyond "PyCon season", so to speak. Secondly, I think the dates should
> be
> >> dictated broadly by two things - venue and speaker availability. Where
> are
> >> we on those? What kind of date constraints do we have at IIM?
> >
> >
> > IIM is mostly available in Sept, Oct.  We will ask them again once we
> have
> > decided on a date here.
> >
> >>
> >> Let's also get an idea of which potential keynote speakers will be
> >> available when.
> >
> >
> > I remember you talked to some one for a Keynote, do you have a specific
> > date/time period they would be available?
> >
> > Let's start a separate thread for Keynote speakers.
> >
> > The main reason for suggesting Oct 27-29 was it would be late in Oct
> > hopefully avoiding some of the heat Delhi is famous for.
> >
> > It should be fine to adjust based on the need of the attendees including
> > Keynote speakers.
> >
> > Regards
> > Akkshay
> >
> >>
> >>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> Please let us know if you have any suggestions/issues with the dates
> >>> proposed.
> >>>
> >>> Sanyam
> >>> (On behalf of Team PyCon India)
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