[LGM] Venue selection process (was: Direct me to ...)

Andreas Vox avox at arcor.de
Wed Apr 24 02:12:52 PDT 2013

> Von Femke Snelting
> Gesendet: Mittwoch, 24. April 2013 09:16
> An: libre-graphics-meeting at lists.freedesktop.org
> Betreff: [LGM] Venue selection process (was: Direct me to ...)
> Dear all,
> In the LGM-organisers meeting that we held on the last day of LGM in
> Madrid we made a few decisions http://lgm2013.titanpad.com/4
> In other words, we decided to consider four proposals for LGM 2014 and
> established a relay person for each of these options (Montreal: Louis
> Desjardins, Medellin: Maria Leandro, Leipzig: Mario Behling, Buenos Aires:
> Dave Crossland). We realized that we needed to revise and republish our
> criteria for selecting a venue. They have been indeed discussed in 2010
> they are currently not publicly accessible.
> Promoters of each venue have the possibility to revise and/or clarify
> proposals in the coming two weeks. We will decide the venue for 2014 in an
> IRC meeting and will have a selection made by May 15. The "committee"
> taking responsible for this decision, is the group that was present at the
> meeting. Only if these people can not come to a clear consensus, the
> will be opened up to the larger community.
> We also established that the deadline for proposing a venue for LGM 2015
> should be minimum 3 months before LGM 2014 so that the decision can be
> made beforehand and announced at the meeting.
> Let's keep with this procedure? It's probably not perfect but to me it
> that things are put in place to make a reasonable choice.
> Femke

We should definitely stick to this procedure for the 2014 selection.
Anything else would result in chaos.

What would be the deadlines for the 2015 selection? Final proposals due
January 1st, decision made by January 31st?
Will there be an official call for proposals for LGM2015?


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