hi David,

ok...   I'll step forward to organize again this year.
>

great, thanks!

I've been speaking with some locals about reorganizing PloneLounge around
> drop-in clinics and cafe-jams so hopefully we'll even expand our circle a
> bit between now and August and have some more folks to pitch-in.  Unlike
> last year, I'll start my planning a month or so in advance and
> nag/bribe/threaten-with-tickling volunteers to make sure they show up ;)
>

yeah, it's good to line up people well in advance to get their commitment.

I just submitted two presentation abstracts "Getting started with Plone"
> (tutorial) and "Supporting Research Communities with Plone".
>

oh good, I was going to submit a talk proposal or two, but I didn't get it
in on time. Nice to see that Plone will be presented at the conf.

Do we have financial backing if getting a booth in the dot-org pavilion is
> non-free?
>

I need to check with the board, but I think there is money in the budget for
representing Plone at trade shows.

Nate

On Feb 23, 2008, at 4:10 PM, Nate Aune wrote:
>
> hi steve,
>
> sounds good. who wants to be the champion for this? i'd do it but since
> i'm not planning to attend linuxworld, it makes more sense for someone who's
> in the Bay Area to take charge.
>
> nate
>
> On 2/21/08, Steve McMahon <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>
> > I believe it was David and Kamal that did the organizing. I just showed
> > up for a day to help.
> >
> > Last year, we shared a booth with other bay-area user groups. The main
> > disadvantages of that were that we weren't on the program, weren't in the
> > open-source pavilion (a corner of the hall), and didn't have a banner of our
> > own. That meant that very few of the people we talked to had any interest in
> > Plone or in CMS's in general.
> >
> > So, it'd be my suggestion to try to get an open-source pavilion booth if
> > we're going to do it.
> >
> >
> > On 2/21/08, Nate Aune <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> >
> > > hi david and steve,
> > >
> > > are you guys planning to organize a booth for Linuxworld this year?
> > > how'd it go last year?
> > >
> > > nate
> > >
> > >
> > > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > > From: Jon Stahl <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > > Date: Feb 21, 2008 2:10 PM
> > > Subject: RE: [Board] Fwd: Last Chance to Submit an Application to
> > > Speak atLinuxWorld 2008
> > > To: Nate Aune <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> > >
> > >  The board has taken no action on this.   Last year, I think SteveM
> > > and David Siedband organized a presence.  (Nate I'm guessing you'd know 
> > > what
> > > if any role the board played.)
> > >
> > >
> > > I don't know how valuable that presence was judged to be, or whether
> > > Steve/David are interested in leading the charge again.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > *From:* [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:
> > > [EMAIL PROTECTED] *On Behalf Of *Nate Aune
> > > *Sent:* Thursday, February 21, 2008 10:55 AM
> > > *To:* [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> > > *Subject:* [Board] Fwd: Last Chance to Submit an Application to Speak
> > > atLinuxWorld 2008
> > >
> > >
> > > Do we have a booth at Linuxworld?
> > >
> > > --
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> > > Nate Aune - [EMAIL PROTECTED]
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