[Van-pm] Vancouver.pm Leadership

Phil Whelan phil123 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 14 13:29:29 PST 2009

Congratulations Scott! I'm looking forward to the regular meetings.


On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 12:06 PM, Scott McWhirter
<scott+vancouver.pm at konobi.co.uk> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm just letting you know that as of today, I've taken over as leader of
> Vancouver Perl Mongers. Thanks muchly to Chris Simmons for his leadership
> until now!
> We've been rather bad at getting meetings going, both technical and social.
> I'm hoping to improve upon this.
> When I was down at PDX.pm a while back, I asked a bunch of questions about
> how they were able to maintain the velocity they had with their meetings and
> attendance. The answer was fairly obvious, but was good to hear. The key
> seems to be to make it regular and have a meeting no matter what.
> So from now on, Vancouver.pm meetings will be held on the "Second Thursday"
> of each month. Chris has said that Sophos would still be willing to host us
> and I'm hoping groups like Activestate and Gossamer Threads would be willing
> to help out if we were stuck from time to time. The aim will be to have
> technical talks at each of these meetings and a drink afterwards; if there
> are no technical talks, we'll have have a social meeting.
> For Feburary I have a talk that I want to give, Luke Closs wants to give a
> talk and I have a non-perl friend who would like to give a talk on something
> shiny. If anyone has anything cool, exciting or interesting that they would
> like to talk about, just let me know!
> I'd like to hear feeback from folks on any questions or suggestions they
> have.
> thanks!
> --
> -Scott McWhirter- | -konobi-
> Technology Consultant - Cloudtone Studios
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