[LGM] Proposal to postpone LGM to next year

Jehan jehan at girinstud.io
Sat Mar 28 23:29:44 UTC 2020

Hi Timothée!

On 2020-03-28 23:52, Timothée Giet wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> Thank you Mitch for raising the topic, and to those who already 
> replied.
> It is very useful input.
> Indeed, the next day after the last meeting, we (the local team) were
> discussing if it would be better to cancel LGM for this year... But we
> decided to go on with the decision taken at the end of the meeting to
> wait one more month before taking a final decision...
> Now that we have more feedback from the community, it looks more clear
> to me that it would be wiser to postpone to next year.
> About the waste of effort mentioned by Frank, I feel it would be less
> waste to postpone the event to next year than to wait-and-see longer.
> And about the idea to make it an online-only event, we are not really
> interested, as a big part of the value of LGM is the physical meeting.
> We don't think that making it virtually would be really interesting.
> I didn't get answer from the others of the local team today, but I feel
> it's better to answer already, at least with my personal point of view.
> So, I propose to officially cancel the LGM in Rennes for this year, and
> to postpone it to next year. Please let us know what you think about 
> it,
> and if the majority agrees I'm sure we will proceed in this direction.

Not sure if I need to vote as I made my voice clear, but just in case, 
+1 from me as well. :-)

That's the best decision IMO. Maybe even the only reasonable decision in 
the current situation.


> Cheers,
> Timothée
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