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
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