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Re: Debian Conference 2

On Sat, 20 Oct 2001 23:34, Andres Seco Hernandez wrote:
> Probably we need a standard method to decide each year where to do the
> Debian Conference.
> A two phase aproach can be valid, i think.
> First, some people interested in collaborate in the organization can offer
> their options.
> Second, some days to allow the people to vote that real options.

Firstly, why limit ourselves to one conference a year?  I could attend more 
than one if there are conferences in different regions, and if you have 
regional conferences then you get the people who aren't prepared to travel 

Secondly I think we should seriously consider options such as OLS.  For 
conferences with a similar technical stand to Debian we can just have several 
Debian developers offer presentations (and I'm sure we can get a few official 
slots at any conference if we try hard enough).  Then we publicise the Debian 
developers who are giving presentations and encourage Debian people to 
attend.  If 100+ Debian people attend we can then get facilities for Debian 
BOF's etc (as you always can if there are a large number of people at a 
conference interested in a particular sub-topic).

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