[Clipart] [Fwd: [Inkscape-devel] Inkscape at LGM 2007 Montreal]
jon at rejon.org
Tue Mar 20 17:15:19 PDT 2007
Also, similar to Bryce's email below to the Inkscape community, please
let me know who is going to be attending and/or who wants to attend?
There is sponsorship as well, so best to express interest and let me see
how I can help get things plugged together.
I'll be pulling things together for OCAL.o and OFLB, so please let me
know if/when you will be attending and in what ways you want to
-------- Forwarded Message --------
> From: Bryce Harrington <bryce at bryceharrington.org>
> To: inkscape-devel at lists.sourceforge.net
> Cc: inkscape-user at lists.sf.net, inkscape-translator at lists.sf.net
> Subject: [Inkscape-devel] Inkscape at LGM 2007 Montreal
> Date: Fri, 16 Mar 2007 15:11:30 -0700
> May 4-6 is the Libre Graphics Meeting in Montreal. Mark it on your
> We hope to gather a huge number of Inkscape developers and users
> to talk face to face about Inkscape, new features, ideas, and so on.
> It would be useful to know who all will be there. Can you email me
> off-list if you are thinking about attending? (Sponsorship will be
> available, so if cost is an issue let me know.)
> On Thu, Jan 18, 2007 at 06:30:41PM -0500, Louis Desjardins wrote:
> > Dear Inkscape team!
> > I'd like to post a few info here for the benefits of all travellers to LGM.
> > 1. I know the website of LGM is outdated. I expect things to be
> > straightened up in the coming days. :)
> > 2. Meanwhile, the Create wiki has been updated :
> > http://create.freedesktop.org/wiki/index.php/Conference
> > 3. Visa. Please review the VISA info as it might apply to some of you
> > when travelling to Canada.
> > 4. Rooms. We have dealt a LGM special price on rooms at the Student
> > Residences of the uni hosting the LGM. All info is on the wiki. What has
> > guided me is to allow LGM participants and especially the devel teams to
> > be together most of the time (remember we only have 3 days), have
> > internet access and enough room to organize meetings. All that into a
> > calm environment. The residences are on the site of the LGM at less than
> > 5 minutes from the main auditorium. Arrival date : May 3 (Conference
> > starts on May 4). We may be able to arrange things if you want to arrive
> > earlier. Please let me know.
> > And we also want to avoid getting people lost in the city (Montreal is a
> > North American city, quite extended...) and taking up most of their time
> > getting from their hotel to the LGM site and back. I have made a
> > reservation on 50 Single rooms + 5 Cosy Suites (with large bed) and
> > there are lots more room there if needed. On each other floor of the
> > residence people have access to a Salon that can hold a good 10 to 12
> > people meeting and we also have access to another 3 large rooms for
> > meetings with more than 20 persons at a time.
> > 5. Sponsorship. I am deeply concerned by sponsorship. We have to be able
> > to help people get to the LGM. So far, I am still waiting on
> > confirmation but sponsors have shown clear interest in helping us again
> > this year. It's a matter of time until we know for sure the exact amount
> > we going to get from the sponsors. Please stay tuned. I will post the
> > info as soon as I have something to say.
> > 6. LGM speakers. I would appreciate that people interested in making a
> > talk at LGM show up on the Create wiki. Some people have contacted me
> > early by e-mail. Please fill the wiki as well. This is the only sure way
> > to help me put the schedule together. Also, if you know someone that
> > would be a good speaker, don't hesitate to propose his/her name. And
> > don't forget the subject suggestions as well.
> > 7. LGM Brochure (see wiki for details) : we'd like to have each project
> > described. Cédric Gemy should be able to take care of Inkscape's
> > description and maybe more. At the same time, if anyone on this list has
> > images created with Inkscape that we could use to show what the program
> > can do, please contact me off list. We don't need that many images but
> > since we're distributed in the graphic designers magazine, the higher
> > the level the better the effect, imo.
> > 8. If anyone has a question or comment or suggestion, please don't
> > hesitate to get back to me.
> > Hope to see you again at LGM2 and of course meet new people!
> > Louis Desjardins
> > LGM 2007 organizer
> > --
> > Louis Desjardins
> > Mardigrafe inc.
> > T 514 934 1353
> > F 514 934 3698
> > http://www.mardigrafe.com
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