[yapc] Speakers pay for registration?

Jeremy Fluhmann fluhmann at gmail.com
Mon May 21 08:45:16 PDT 2007

On 5/21/07, Walt Mankowski <waltman at pobox.com> wrote:
> On Wed, May 09, 2007 at 11:33:34PM -0500, Jeremy Fluhmann wrote:
> > The ACT site handles speakers of approved talks as being 'committed'
> users
> > (no registration fee required).  I had made the assumption that
> speakers'
> > registration had always been free and it was understood.  I apologize
> for
> > not communicating it.  Also, I've recently added information on the site
> > about purchasing housing separately -
> > http://conferences.mongueurs.net/yn2007/extended_housing.html.  It's a
> > recommended approach that has been done in the past.  I would imagine
> that
> > there will be some work done on ACT to have the registration, housing
> > options, sponsorship, etc. better integrated for future
> conferences.  The
> > ACT developers have a long list of features that they're either working
> on
> > or plan on implementing.  They're very responsive to feedback.
> On a related note, my "main private page" says that I haven't bought
> my conference ticket yet, and encourages me to use the online payment
> system.  Is there a separate procedure for speakers?

Not at the moment.  The database will show you as a 'committed' user since
you're giving a talk.  I'll send a message to Eric (with ACT) about changing
the wording there.  Mine says the same thing.

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