[PyConUK-adm-priv] Kushal Das

George Hickman george at ghickman.co.uk
Fri Jun 3 17:41:11 EDT 2016


(lets try that on the right thread)

I need to confirm this but £3K per person is the value I was given as
an estimate.  However it seems that if we write a letter to the Visa
authority confirming the dates and reason for visit then the bond
shouldn't be necessary.

George

On 2016/06/02, Neil Stoker wrote:
>The bond money gets returned if he leaves, right? (or is the govt simply
>being loose with their terminology for fees!)
>
>On Wed, 1 Jun 2016, 16:08 Peter Inglesby, <peter.inglesby at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi George,
>>
>> Daniele's responsible for finding keynote speakers, and while I'm sure
>> he's not short of ideas, Kushal would be a good choice!
>>
>> Daniele: can you let us know how you're doing with this?
>>
>> As for the bond issue: do you have any idea how much it'd be?  I wouldn't
>> have an objection in principle for doing this for somebody like Kushal who
>> is known by several people in the UK Python community, but we should
>> obviously be a bit careful about how we do it with other people.
>>
>> I hope you're having fun in Portland!
>>
>> Peter.
>>
>> On 31 May 2016 at 19:08, George Hickman <george at ghickman.co.uk> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi all,
>>>
>>> I've had a quick chat with Kushal and both he and his wife are planning
>>> to submit talks.  In addition he would be very happy to keynote for us.
>>> For those of you who don't know Kushal is a CPython dev and a major part of
>>> the Indian Python community.
>>>
>>> Since Kushal is an Indian Citizen the UK gov requires him to pay a
>>> substantial bond to make sure he doesn't stay in the UK.  It would be great
>>> if we could help him with this!
>>>
>>> Are we maintaining a list of possible keynoters?
>>>
>>> George
>>>
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