[Mpls-pm] Frozen Perl 2012
leonard at umn.edu
Mon Aug 15 09:43:44 PDT 2011
This volunteer that Frozen Perl needs, is the person who determines these
needs. If you haven't been involved with a workshop before then this would
be a difficult, although not impossible job.
the processes is typically:
1. Book Venue
2. get sponsors/attendees/speakers/classes/students/food. Each of these has
its own timeline.
3. determine schedule
4. bring it all together on the day(s) of the event.
5. pay your providers.
We are looking for someone who will make sure that everything is getting
done, and none of the important steps are being skipped, or done poorly. I
don't have the time or energy to be in charge, but I would bring my
experience to the table, as would others I am sure. We are almost at the
point where we don't have enough time to start too.
On Mon, Aug 15, 2011 at 11:36 AM, Chris J <cpj1 at visi.com> wrote:
> I think it would be easier to get volunteers if you spell out exactly what
> needs to be done. How many volunteers do you need for the event, what else
> needs to be organized, and what other deadlines do you have?
> Chris J
> On Aug 15, 2011, at 10:05 AM, Leonard Miller <leonard at umn.edu> wrote:
> > Hello everybody,
> > This year we have a problem with Frozen Perl 2012. We have the space with
> a temporary hold on February 10/11 in the McNamara, but we do not have
> someone who is willing and able to be the primary organizer for Frozen Perl.
> I am not currently able to take charge of the organizing, but I will
> continue to help if there is someone else in charge of the Workshop.
> > I need to get back to the McNamara this week if we are not going to hold
> the workshop, so before I drop the reservation, I wanted to give all of you
> a heads up, so that I don't hear anyone say "But I would have done it".
> > I am hoping someone will step in and be the point person for the
> workshop. I am willing to help, however I do not want the same level of
> responsibility as the last three years.
> > Leonard Miller
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