SPUG: Stas Bekman visiting Seattle in August
jay at scherrer.com
Tue Apr 26 10:37:12 PDT 2005
How bout a book lunch auction. Or what ever they used call it were
everybody chips in to a draw. The winner gets a paid lunch with the
speaker? Or a book and a lunch?
Either way count me in for Twenty or Thirty bucks.
On Tue, 2005-04-26 at 09:15 -0700, jerry gay wrote:
> i don't want this thread to go unanswered. i'd love to see stas in
> action, but i'm self-employed, and don't have deep pockets right now.
> i'd be happy to chip in, and would even be happy to host Stas (in
> Madrona) if it helps keep costs down.
> i'm not a big mod_perl user, but i appreciate it's use and am quite
> willing to learn more. if there's real interest (unfortunately it
> looks like that's not the case) i'll cough up some money, but i can't
> fund his visit myself.
> let me second andrew's request: does anyone else have interest in
> meeting stas bekman and learning more about mod_perl direct from the
> source? if so, please respond to the list.
> On 4/26/05, Andrew Sweger <andrew at sweger.net> wrote:
> > Hello? I'm being serious (no, really). Stas Bekman. Do you work for a
> > company that runs lots of mod_perl code? Do you think they could afford a
> > couple hundred bucks to buy Stas a flight and a couple nights in a dive
> > off Aurora Avenue? He's booking flights now and trying to fill his
> > calendar. Here's a great chance to have Mr. mod_perl teach and inspire
> > your team to even higher levels of Perl wizardry.
> > On Thu, 21 Apr 2005, Andrew Sweger wrote:
> > > I've been talking to Stas Bekman (ya know, the mod_perl dude) about
> > > visiting Seattle in early August (after OSCON) to give a mod_perl
> > > presentation. He is very interested in meeting with local users groups. He
> > > is also interested in getting a chance to explore the area and enjoys
> > > hiking. Send specific topic requests to me (off-list) so I can compile a
> > > list for him.
> > >
> > > If your company is interested in helping to cover his expenses while
> > > visiting, please put me in touch with the appropriate people to make this
> > > happen. There may also be an opportunity for Stas to meet with your
> > > engineers at your company.
> > >
> > > Feel free to forward this on to other regional user groups you feel may be
> > > interested (please Cc: me).
> > --
> > Andrew B. Sweger -- The great thing about multitasking is that several
> > things can go wrong at once.
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