- From: Bryen M Yunashko <a11yrocks bryen com>
- To: sri ramkrishna me
- Cc: marketing-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: OSCON
- Date: Sat, 28 Jan 2012 18:47:25 -0600
On Sat, 2012-01-28 at 16:37 -0800, Sri Ramkrishna wrote:
> The chair of OSCON used to be a GNOME contributor. We can probably ask
> him regarding any confusion on the criteria. I'm not that bullish of
> manning the booth but I will if it will help the cause.
I wouldn't want to see anyone stuck manning the booth. But surely
within Portland and the nearby areas, there are people willing to
volunteer to help staff the booth. A well-scheduled rotation makes
"boothing" enjoyable and gives everyone a chance to do other things
instead of feeling like it is all work and no play.
As I recall, there's about 3 days of exhibit hall time. And it kicks
off with a general meet n greet within the exhibit hall the first night
incl horsey doors. (No I cannot spell that appetizer word to save my
> On Sat, 2012-01-28 at 18:25 -0600, Bryen M Yunashko wrote:
> > On Fri, 2012-01-27 at 18:00 -0800, Sriram Ramkrishna wrote:
> > > Is it worth registering a booth at OSCON? I guess, if we have
> > > applications to show then perhaps it might be better. We could also
> > > try to get donations for a11y as well. Anyways, let me know what
> > > people think.
> > >
> > > I'd like to to have a meeting on how to deal wtih conferences.. what
> > > conferences we should be going to etc.
> > >
> > > sri
> > I'll be going to OSCON this year on behalf of openSUSE. The procedure
> > has changed this year for getting an OSCON booth (which the procedures
> > have always sucked.) In the past it was first-come, first-served for
> > dotorgs to get a free both. This year, they will open up an application
> > process in March and then consider which ones qualify for a free both.
> > No word on what the criteria will be.
> > OSCON has promised they will contact me as soon as the application
> > process is opened. I'll be sure to let the GNOME team here know when
> > that happens so you guys can figure out a booth.
> > We could also consider doing shared booths in order to increase dotOrg
> > presence at these events. Worth thinking about.
> > Bryen
] [Thread Prev