[Edinburgh-pm] Summer workshop query

Robert Rothenberg robrwo at gmail.com
Tue Jan 16 16:03:52 PST 2007

I like the idea.

Note that there seems to be many people at Edinburgh Uni who use Perl for
bio-informatics-related work.  Perhaps we can get their interest?  (I'll
forward your message to some people I know....)


On 16/01/07 22:06 Rory Macdonald wrote:
> Hi,
> It has been suggested in other circles(1) that it would be a good idea
> to have a small series of summer workshops in the run up to YAPC::EU.
> The motivation it seems is to provide a series of events which together
> could afford to bring a couple of extra overseas perl 'stars' to their
> workshops and then to YAPC::EU. The enticement would not just be
> financial but would offer a little more variety in terms of places to
> visit and audiences to present to.
> Its an interesting suggestion, so I thought I'd sound y'all out on this.
> I've already queried whether actual/potential sponsors may see this as a
> threat to the attraction of the main event. Feedback from appropriate
> parties is being sought.
> General feedback is welcome, as is any interest in organising such an
> event for Edinburgh (presentations by/for ed.pm has been mentioned a
> couple of times before).
> Rory

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