Re: [Debconf-team] Content team: Our current status, next steps
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On 15/07/2017, Holger Levsen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I really don't get this. We have a talks team, which decides about
> talks and workshops and all that. And then we have self-scheduling where
> talks and workshops which werent accepted by the content team get
> self scheduled?!?
> Will those self scheduled event end up in the same rooms as the others,
> filing the time tables even more, putting more load on attendees and
> video volunteers alike?
While sadly I'll not be attending the conference, from what little
exposure of conferences I have had in India, having self-scheduled
talks are cool. Many a times people do get inspired to give/share
something after hearing a talk or two. I have experienced and have
seen people overcoming their shyness and sharing whatever they know.
Sometimes, it may be boring, at times controversial and sometimes
In either of the scenarios, I believe and think it adds a bit of
character to the conference rather than taking it away.
FWIW, I highly enjoyed the lightning talks given on-topic and
off-topic in Debconf 16 and if memory serves right, most of them were
I hope this one tradition is encouraged rather than being discouraged.
Shirish Agarwal शिरीष अग्रवाल
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