Re: Meeting Update

On Tue, 2009-02-17 at 14:09 -0600, Brian Cameron wrote:
> Bryen:
> > 2) I brought up that we have several open source conferences coming up
> > throughout the year in the U.S. (and presumably around the world as
> > well.)  Due to budgetary constraints, we cannot send a representative to
> > visit all these events.  However, we'd like to know who might be close
> > by regionally that could present a11y talks.   I'll come up with a list
> > of such events soon and if anyone would like to step up to the plate,
> > please do.
> Note that the GNOME Foundation would likely be interested in helping to
> sponsor travel subsidies.  Typically such subsidies are given when it
> would benefit the GNOME accessibility community to have a presence, to
> participate in decision making, or to give a presetnation that would
> benefit the GNOME community.  The Foundation budget is not limitless,
> but I would imagine some high-priority events could fit into the budget.
> If there are qualified and interested people in attending any such
> conference, then I would recommend contacting the GNOME Foundation and
> seeing if there might be an opportunity to get travel sponsorship from
> them.
> Brian


Definitely an angle I was thinking of and hopefully Stormy is watching
this thread to offer her input on this matter.  :-)

> Bryen Yunashko
> openSUSE Board Member
> GNOME-A11y Team Member

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