[pycon-za] Official call for speakers

Maciej Fijalkowski fijall at gmail.com
Tue Aug 21 16:05:10 CEST 2012

On Tue, Aug 21, 2012 at 4:00 PM, Neil Muller <drnlmuller at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 21 August 2012 15:45, Maciej Fijalkowski <fijall at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I would strongly suggest talks be either 30 or 45 minutes, preferably
>> 30min (including Q&A!) and not longer? It makes people think harder
>> what they actually want to say and not go on and on and on. That said
>> I volunteer to organize session chairs (or be one myself) and have
>> some idea how to deal with that.
> 30 minutes including questions is too short for a conference like
> this, since it leaves no time to cover the basics of the topic. 30
> minutes talks and then 10 minutes for questions / session switching is
> minimum we should be looking at.

It's totally not. Pycon US has this as a default and it works quite well IMO.

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