[yapc] Talk submissions are closed

Rob Kinyon rob.kinyon at gmail.com
Thu Apr 29 11:23:29 PDT 2010

On Thu, Apr 29, 2010 at 14:18, Michael Peters <mpeters at plusthree.com> wrote:
> On 04/29/2010 02:14 PM, Scott Walters wrote:
>> I'd like to politely descent here.  Having a full length talk rejected
>> is not a sure indication that that speaker should not be speaking,
>> period.
> In this case it probably is. They didn't reject anyone. That, to me is a
> cause for concern. I come to conferences expecting to see quality
> presentations. Yes this is a community event and we are all amateurs, but by
> accepting all presentations it means there was no vetting process, no
> selection criteria and no general theme. 5 tracks might just be too many for
> a small 300 person conference.

The reason for 5 rooms is twofold:
1) We can afford it
2) We are trying out daypasses.

The daypasses means that we are expecting between 300-500 more people
per day. They wouldn't have fit in 3 rooms.


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