[openstack-community] Proposal: remove voting on speaking proposals for Barcelona Summit

Doug Hellmann doug at doughellmann.com
Thu May 19 14:19:08 UTC 2016

Sorry, I missed the reply-all button.

> On May 19, 2016, at 10:18 AM, Doug Hellmann <doug at doughellmann.com> wrote:
> Excerpts from Florian Haas's message of 2016-05-19 15:41:47 +0200:
>> On Thu, May 19, 2016 at 3:30 PM, Doug Hellmann <doug at doughellmann.com> wrote:
>>> EuroPython limits voting to conference attendees. I don't know how much
>>> the votes factor into talk selection, but I could ask someone on the
>>> program committee if that would be useful.
>> For clarity: is that _previous_ conference attendees, or do they
>> require people to sign up while the conference program is still
>> completely blank? The latter would seem to me like making people buy
>> the cat in the bag, which would be fine for a grassroots conference
>> but strikes me as a bit inappropriate for the huge event that the
>> Summit has become.
>> Cheers,
>> Florian
> It's a community conference, and as with ours some percentage of
> the attendees know they will be coming no matter what talks are
> scheduled. Talk submitters are included, since I guess they assume if
> you're submitting a talk you're likely to attend.
> https://ep2016.europython.eu/en/talk-voting/
> Doug

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