Re: Question regarding talk slot for sponsor
On 9/12/18 10:24 AM, Daniel Lange wrote:
> Hi Helen,
> Am 12.09.2018 um 14:45 schrieb Helen Koike:
>> Usually in Brazil, when a company sponsors an event, they usually
>> get a talk slot too.
>> So we were wondering:
>> If (and only if) a sponsoring company request explicitly for a
>> talk slot, would it be ok to say yes if it follow requirements
>> are met? : [..]
> We've done talk slots for sponsors before. On the conditions you
> mentioned (i.e. they need to be about a FLOSS contribution, relevant to
> the attendees and not advertising) that was deemed o.k. in the past.
>> - The sponsor must be tier bronze or higher
> Bronze is really low, we did this for Gold or Platinum in the past.
> You'd have ~25 or so potential talks otherwise, that's ... a lot.
> Yes, not everybody will ask for it but you asked on -team and that is a
> public mailing-list, so you can assume people will find out.
Oops, lol, I didn't think about that.
Just to make it clear (publicly), this is not a final decision ;)