-=| Jimmy Kaplowitz, Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 01:59:47PM -0500 |=- > I'm getting Pentabarf in shape for DebConf10, and I need to get the > registration options nailed down. Unfortunately the professional and > corporate registration fees will need to be higher than in past years, since > the lodging is US$53/bed/night and the catered meals are unlikely to be less > than approximately US$15/person/meal. (Meals could be cheaper if we end up > not doing catered meals, but we should.) Just to save some xcalc invocations, this makes $686 or ~ 477€ per week (compared to 300€ we had for DC9) > Proposed food preferences: > > Vegetarian > Vegan (strict vegetarian) > Omnivore > Others (contact organizers) > Not eating with the group > > (Damyan pointed out that "Omnivore" might be confusing to non-native English > speakers. Richard and I had joked about "Meat Requested" instead - what > would you suggest?) Mixed (no explicit requirements) > Proposed changes to the registration-related part of penta: > > * Hide "Person arrived at venue", reconfirmation, day trip stuff, etc until later > * Add a check box labeled "Contact me regarding disability accommodation" > * Make dc10 the default and put in our logo (duh) > * Clarify that the arrival/departure dates and times are meant to be when you > get to or leave NYC on your way to/from the venue, or else when you get > to/from the venue if you're local or sticking around for tourist stuff. > Arrival/departure number and Transport are referring to entering/leaving > NYC, not municipal subway/bus. > * Remove bank info from the form - we haven't been using these fields lately > anyway, and it's less relevant for a US conference. > * Hide availability tab which we don't use > * Hide description tab; we might later modify this into a "speaker bio" tab > and ask speakers to fill it in > > Thoughts? You rock!
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