[Texas] 10 Reasons You Should Attend PyTexas 2011...Register Now!

Brad Allen bradallen137 at gmail.com
Thu Aug 11 04:12:33 CEST 2011

Looks like registration slowed down a bit on the third day; we're up
to 66 registrations, with 53 confirmed. That's a bit of growth, but
only +11 in one day.

I know there are more interested parties out there...folks, give me
some ideas on how better to spread the word. I'm not ready to roll out
our secret weapon yet. Yet.

On Tue, Aug 9, 2011 at 7:48 PM, Brad Allen <bradallen137 at gmail.com> wrote:
> We're up to 55 registrations, with 44 confirmed and the remainder
> tentative. So far zero "no" entries. That's great to see in only the
> second day of registration!
> Please keep working to spread the word.  I need to make a decision
> very soon on how many t-shirts to order. My hope is that we could get
> up to 150 attendees, since last year we had 94 and everybody seemed to
> have fun and might bring more friends this year. Please reach out to
> your friends and coworkers, and bear in mind that we can help
> beginners get started with Python on Saturday morning's Teach-In. This
> year I thought we might focus on helping beginners with
> build/install/packaging stuff, to empower them take advantage PyPI in
> conjunction with tools like pip and virtualenv. However, the Teach In
> is aimed at being flexible and getting beginners whatever help they
> need to get started...face time with a mentor for 2 hrs.
> On Mon, Aug 8, 2011 at 9:29 PM, Brad Allen <bradallen137 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> We have 30 registrations in the first day...not a bad first day! It'll
>> help a lot if more will register right away, if only so we can get a
>> larger sampling of needed t-shirt sizes before placing the order. A
>> little peer pressure applied to your buddies could help a lot here.
>> :-)
>> It really takes very little time to fill out the registration
>> form...less than a minute really...it's a short, sweet, one page form.
>> You can even register in a rather noncommittal way, with a "Maybe"
>> answer on whether you'll be there. Just make sure to come back later
>> and update your registration after you're sure.
>> Just make sure to bookmark the link "Edit your response" after you
>> press Submit...that way you can use the bookmark return to the same
>> form to edit your inputs.
>> On Mon, Aug 8, 2011 at 9:21 AM, Brad Allen <bradallen137 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> PyTexas 2011 registration is now open! It takes only a minute or two,
>>> so please don't delay!
>>> Please check out this post explaining registration and the 10 reasons
>>> you should consider attending PyTexas 2011
>>> http://pytexas.blogspot.com/2011/08/10-reasons-you-should-attend-pytexas.html

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