On Thursday, 22 February 2018 14:13:58 CET Adriaan de Groot wrote: > Somewhere the question got lost about how Agnes was approaching us: > 1. as sponsors / booth purchasers > 2. as a community with something interesting to tell > > I read it as (1), and regarding that I think it's safe to say that no, we > don't want a 3500 EUR booth at a conference.
I totally agree. > Although if someone describes a > business case that makes sense of spending money to present ourselves to > this particular audience, I'll be happy to take that statement back. You are right. From a promotion point of view, and looking at the site, it would not be worth the money. I was just focusing on trying to participate with talks. > On Thursday, February 22, 2018 6:30:08 AM EST Mirko Boehm wrote: > > > On 22. Feb 2018, at 12:20, Paul Brown <paul.br...@kde.org> wrote: > > > > > > On Thursday, 22 February 2018 12:00:01 CET Adriaan de Groot wrote: > > >> On Friday, February 9, 2018 3:33:24 PM EST Agnes Ratajczyk wrote: > > >>> Dear KDE-Team, > > >>> > > >>> I'd like to invite you to join us for the first FOSS Backstage > > >>> <https://foss-backstage.de/ <https://foss-backstage.de/>> conference > > >>> on > > >>> June 13&14 in Berlin. It will take place directly after Berlin > > >>> Buzzwords <https://berlinbuzzwords.de/ <https://berlinbuzzwords.de/>> > > >>> and is dedicated to everything related to *Free and Open Source > > >>> Software governance and open collaboration*. > > >> > > >> It's an interesting)-ish) conference, though not really technical > > > > > > This should not put us off, Adriaan. We are explicitly looking for non- > > > technical events, even not specifically FLOSS events, where we can go > > > and > > > seek more users. > > That's fine, Paul. > > > Yes, maybe. If we have relevant issues to share this will be a good > > conference for it. It is about governance and compliance, I am sure we > > have > > something to present. How about talking about the manifesto and our code > > of > > conduct, community principles. Any takers? > > > > I have submitted presentations about compliance tooling and OIN. Hope to > > see you at the event :-) > > Well, maybe. I was just preparing a talk on governance, manifesto, code of > conduct (also the FreeBSD one, which is very very different in wording from > the KDE bits) for a Dutch thingmabob, I may try to recycle it (and have > emailed as much to Agnes, in the unlikely event that it was reason (2), > above). Good call. Paul -- Promotion & Communication www: http://kde.org Mastodon: https://mastodon.technology/@kde Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kde/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/kdecommunity
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