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Re: The possibility of co-locating GUADEC 2015 with DebConf15

On Thu, 2014-07-03 at 17:16 +0200, Richard Hartmann wrote:
> If it was done during debcamp, this may help ensure exclusivity of the
> venue. That may allow us extra time to build up infra and iron out any
> kinks.
Interesting angle and good point.

>  At the very least we would need to ensure that, financially, we are
> totally independent.
Of course.

> How many people does guadec expect? 
GUADEC usually have around 300 attendees.

> What are your experiences with co-hosting with akademy? How many were
> those?
We have had two successful Desktop summits in the past [1] [2] (2009 &
2011). In 2011 it was in total about 800 attendees [3].

1 https://www.desktopsummit.org/
2 http://www.grancanariadesktopsummit.org/
3 http://www.gnome.org/news/2011/08/wrap-up-desktop-summit-2011-berlin/

-mvh Oliver Propst

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