When will D1 be finished?
none at anon.com
Tue May 12 18:13:58 PDT 2009
> Two or whatever years ago, I was _lucky_ to get enough speakers to
> justify having the conference. I see no reason to expect that there
> will suddenly be a wealth of them such that proposed talks could be
> rejected. That'd be a wonderful place to be.
Tell someone they might not be good enough and sometime they will be even
more willing to try.
> Given the cost of attendance (airfare, lodging, etc), I'm reluctant to
> put additional barriers in place. But I wouldn't say no to the idea.
> I'll point out that last year some of the speakers who couldn't have
> otherwise attended were assisted flown in. What you're really saying
> is that there needs to be a budget. That doesn't imply cost to
> attend, though it would certainly help.
If $20 keeps someone out, they aren't that interested in the first place
> I agree. I love panel discussions as they become actual discussions
> rather than presentations with Q/A sprinkled in or after.
Something over food would be really cool! Kinda like the dinner in the middle
of that 1st conference but less spread out.
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