[Pdx-pm] Fwd: Open Source Bridge Conference town hall meeting - Thursday, October 30th, 7:30pm, CubeSpace
spinnerin at gmail.com
Wed Oct 29 20:52:21 PDT 2008
Yes, I definitely agree that local sf conventions are a good
resource. I was on one of the program committees for Norwescon
several years ago. It's an impressive example of what a volunteer
organization can do.
On Oct 29, 2008, at 7:55 PM, Keith Lofstrom wrote:
> Get some advice from the local science fiction convention folk, at
> www.osfci.org . They have been running Orycon for 30 (!) years,
> averaging 1500 attendees. They have also hosted four Westercons
> (Western US/Canada), with 2500 attendees, and many other conventions.
> Although the cast changes, there is a lot of accumulated experience.
> Some of the OSFCI people are also open source people, and many are
> programmers. And some may be looking for jobs; a convention with
> corporate booths is a good opportunity.
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