That is no answer. Will those people who are not able to register be
allowed to attend Jimbo's speech or not?

Warm regards,

Ashwin Baindur
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On Mon, Nov 14, 2011 at 11:29 AM, Pranav Curumsey <curum...@gmail.com>wrote:

> Ashwin,
>
> You are aware that there is more than one person in the OC. Please refrain
> from calling out to a particular person on a public email, if you wish to
> do so please send a private email to the person concerned.
>
> There is provision for 10 registration desks 7am onwards. We recommend
> people coming in early keeping in mind that they need to register.
>
> Kind Regards,
> Pranav
>
>
> On Mon, Nov 14, 2011 at 8:38 AM, Arun Ramarathnam <arunra...@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> Pranav, Ashwin,
>>
>> From past experience of similar events we would need to start
>> registration at 7 am and have 5 to 6 counters for registration.
>>
>> There will be a huge rush between 8 and 8 30 am.
>> mailers will need to be sent to participants hat they will need to be
>> seated by 8:15 and that reign will take 30 mins.
>>
>> We will need to go over the specifics of arrangements in detail.
>>
>> Regards
>> Arun
>>
>>
>>
>> On 14-Nov-2011, at 8:03 AM, Ashwin Baindur <ashwin.bain...@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>> Personal attention:Pranav Curumsey
>>
>> If Jimbo is going to speak to everyone at 0830 hours, you probably want
>> everybody seated by 0815hours. The registration team will not be able to
>> handle 700 registrations in forty five minutes, assuming people turn up at
>> 0730 hours. We need to make provision so that registration does not become
>> a barrier to Jimbo's speech which most people will certainly miss if it is
>> compulsory to get past the main door.
>>
>> Warm regards,
>>
>> Ashwin Baindur
>> ------------------------------------------------------
>>
>>
>> On Sun, Nov 13, 2011 at 1:35 PM, CherianTinu Abraham <
>> tinucher...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> *CIOL : "Mumbai to host national WikiConference"*
>>>
>>> http://www.ciol.com/Developer/Developer/News-Reports/Mumbai-to-host-national-WikiConference/156390/0/
>>>
>>> *Jimmy Wales to deliver the Keynote on November 18 at University
>>> Convocation Hall*
>>> *
>>> *
>>> *The Mumbai Wikipedia Community and the Wikimedia Chapter, India are
>>> hosting the first ever WikiConference in Mumbai, India!*
>>> *
>>> *
>>> *The conference will be graced by the founder, open-source evangelist
>>> and chairman emeritus of Wikimedia foundation, Jimmy Wales, said a
>>> press release.*
>>> *
>>> *
>>> *According to the release, the Conference will have a distinct Indian
>>> flavour and deal primarily with issues relating to India on Wikipedia,
>>> English and Indic language Wikipedia projects in the country, possible
>>> partnerships and collaborations and the WikiCommunity editing on these
>>> issues, whether in India or abroad.*
>>> *
>>> *
>>> *The three day event will be held from 18-20 November, 2011 at
>>> Convocation Hall, University of Mumbai, Fort Campus.*
>>> *
>>> *
>>> *Arjuna Rao Chavala, president, Wikimedia chapter said, "We look
>>> forward to organising the conference on an annual basis to bring together
>>> Indian Wikipedians from 20+ Indian language projects to share learnings and
>>> best practices. The event will help catalyze contributors in building
>>> Knowledge Society through free and open education projects."*
>>> *
>>> *
>>> *Speaking on the occasion, Pranav Curumsey, Chairperson, Organizing
>>> Committee, WikiConference India said, "The conference aims to promote the
>>> vision of the founder Mr. Wales, 'Imagine a world in which every single
>>> person on the planet is given free access to the sum of all human
>>> knowledge.'”*
>>> *
>>> *
>>> *He added, “It is very encouraging to see ad-free participation showing
>>> a keen interest in attending this conference confirming our belief that
>>> India is free knowledge ready.”*
>>> *
>>> *
>>> *The release further added that,  the event will see thousands of
>>> Wikipedians from all over the country pouring in for sessions covering on
>>> different topics.*
>>> *
>>> *
>>> *Moksh Juneja, secretary, Organising Committee, WikiConference India
>>> added, "The conference aims to serve as an annual platform for all Indian
>>> Wikipedians to meet and share their views, discuss challenges and exchange
>>> useful tips and best practices.”*
>>> *
>>> *
>>> *“We have been overwhelmed with the ad-free participation across India
>>> where we received 7000 plus entries for scholarships and 550 plus papers
>>> were submitted to be presented at the WikiConference India," concluded
>>> Juneja.*
>>>
>>> Regards
>>> Tinu Cherian
>>>
>>> pr...@wikimedia.in
>>> http://wiki.wikimedia.in/In_the_news
>>>
>>>
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