Hi Cate, * firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com> [2016-03-24 11:52:56 +0100]: > Hello, > > As in previous years, the DebConf registration process and application of > GSoC students are not well synchronised (for timing and organisational > reasons). > > But this should not keep off ourself on improving the link between the two projects. Right! > My proposal: > > I would encourage GSoC student and mentors to attend to DebConf (and > eventually DebCamp for a onsite mentorship). So prospective students are > encouraged to register *now* to DebConf and applying for sponsorship (just > writing “GSoC” on note field), so to have a better estimate of rooms and > food. > > Outreach and GSoC will later approve sponsorship requests, according the > Debian GSoC timeline. And of course, considering which interns have been selected, and the amount of funds received from Google. > DebConf bursaries team on site (with support of SPI and other TOs) will > handle reimbursement forms and money. > > Fund accounting is done at SPI (and TOs) level to the right program. > > Is it a good proposal to you? (you = debconf-team, bursaries, delian-outreach) Thanks for bringing this up. With my Outreach hat on, this sounds like a great plan. > Note: It would be good to have also an estimate of number of other > (non-registered) outreach and diversity attendees, also for better organising > with the venue, but I think outreach alone should contact DPL for the > relevant funds, and selecting participants. Yeah, that sounds right. Cheers, -- Nicolas Dandrimont BOFH excuse #446: Mailer-daemon is busy burning your message in hell.
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