[PyAR2] PyArkansas Conference

Greg Lindstrom gslindstrom at gmail.com
Wed Aug 20 13:58:56 CEST 2008


Me, too.  Looking at Expedia last night I noticed that plane tickets are
about 450.00 from Atlanta.   I'll write Noah back to see if all he wants is
a ticket.  If we want him we need much more fund raising than I was
planning; I'll look my letter over and post it to google docs later today.
--greg

On Tue, Aug 19, 2008 at 9:42 PM, W W <srilyk at gmail.com> wrote:

> I'd be really interested in the Sysadmin talk!
>
> -Wayne
>
> On Tue, Aug 19, 2008 at 7:45 PM, Noah Gift <noah.gift at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Greg,
>>
>> I would be happy to be as helpful as I could for you first conference.  I
>> live in Atlanta, GA, which is about 9 hours away.  I would be more than
>> happy to swap giving tutorials and a talk for a plane ticket if that is
>> possible.
>> I could give a pretty good tutorial on systems administration with Python
>> which could take 2.5 hours.  Alternately, I could also give a talk on Google
>> App Engine.
>>
>>
>>  On Mon, Aug 18, 2008 at 8:11 PM, Greg Lindstrom <gslindstrom at gmail.com>wrote:
>>
>>> Hi Noah,
>>>
>>> Marsee Henon (O'Reilly) gave me your address to contact as a possible
>>> speaker at our regional Python conference on October 4th.  This is a one-day
>>> conference (8:30-3:30) and we would use you as much as possible.  The
>>> morning session is set up for a 2-1/2 hour class and the afternoon is set
>>> for 2-50 minute talks.  The day will wrap up with a panel discussion.  Your
>>> experience would be a great addition for our more advanced users,
>>> complimenting our beginning and intermediate level classes.
>>>
>>> You can check out our wiki at http://pycamp.python.org/Arkansas/HomePage.
>>> Is this something you would be interested in?
>>>
>>> Our main concern is the cost involved  (I'm sorry if that's blunt...this
>>> is our first conference and we're learning as we go.  No disrespect
>>> intended).  How does the speakers program work and how much would it cost us
>>> to get you to attend and teach?   We would love to have you come, if at all
>>> possible.
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> --greg
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Noah Gift
>> http://noahgift.com
>>
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