At various academic conferences I have attended they have had "Poster
Sessions" where instead of a formal stand up and talk people put up A0

The submitter then can stand around to field questions and deeper
discussion from those interested.

Although A0 paper is a bit Old Worlde in this age. Maybe a bunch of screens
to websites containing the "Poster" and slots when you can come around
(physically or online) and chat to the author.

Many a talk I have been to would have seemed a lot better as a poster than
a hour of my life.

I doubly like this ideas as, alas, I will not be able to attend DConf, but
will gladly read online every poster submitted.

On Tue, Feb 18, 2014 at 10:07 AM, Walter Bright

> On 2/17/2014 5:45 AM, Dicebot wrote:
>> Both good and bad news. Awesome part is that D community is already able
>> to
>> generate that much quality content for a yearly conference. Somewhat sad
>> part is
>> that a lot of good stuff won't be seen because simply publishing talks is
>> not
>> that encouraging as hitting DConf itself :)
> Sure, but there are a lot of programming conferences that are in dire need
> of good material. I strongly encourage everyone doing a speaking proposal,
> accepted or not, to also make proposals to those other conferences.
>  There are some internal speculations about possibility to host smaller
>> european
>> counterpart of DConf at Sociomantic in other part of the year but have no
>> idea
>> if something will actually come out of it eventually.
> I think that's a great idea!

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