Call for volunteers: Next X.org Developer's Conference, early 2007
daniel at fooishbar.org
Tue Sep 12 13:22:06 PDT 2006
On Tue, Sep 12, 2006 at 10:53:15AM -0700, Stuart Kreitman wrote:
> Daniel Stone wrote:
> >On Tue, Sep 12, 2006 at 10:00:04AM -0700, Stuart Kreitman wrote:
> >>Its time to start planning for the next conference. I'm hoping to make
> >>larger and more exciting than the last one. Your ideas and volunteerism
> >>are solicited
> >>at this time. I would like to set up a task force, especially for people
> >>in the SF Bay area
> >>to talk and plan on a regular basis.
> >Bay area again? How about pairing it with LCA? (This sucks more for me
> >than it does for you. I live in Arctica. But I still think it's close
> >to the best option.) Or maybe even Europe? The east coast? Canada?
> Well, at first approximation, yes. I do have better events coordination
> support from Sun this time around, so there's some flexibility. Are you
> proposing we host it in the Arctic? How's the weather that time of year?
Nordic countries? No. Much as I love the weather, some people find -25C
a little bit abrasive. However, as others suggested, we've got a pretty
good choice that kind of year: LCA, FOSDEM, and LSM. I like the idea of
EXDC (I liked it when I was back in Australia, and I like LCA now, so
let me assure you it's not regional bias, because HEL -> LHR -> SIN ->
MEL is no fun), simply because we need to fan out a little bit, I think.
It also seems a lot easier to get in to many of the Schengen countries
than the US, especially for people of certain nationalities (or those
that simply don't wish to enter the US).
Regardless, I (and all of us) thank you in advance for organising this;
I probably should've mentioned that before.
So, yeah, I'd love to see it parallel with LCA if possible. There's
still time (and Sun already have ties with LCA), it just needs to be
organised post-haste. There's also FOSDEM (maybe we could do it during
the week, and then have FOSDEM on the weekend), LSM, or a multitude of
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