[openstack-dev] [all][tc] Proposal: Separate design summits from OpenStack conferences

Dmitry Tantsur dtantsur at redhat.com
Mon Feb 8 17:45:10 UTC 2016

On 02/08/2016 06:37 PM, Kevin L. Mitchell wrote:
> On Mon, 2016-02-08 at 10:49 -0500, Jay Pipes wrote:
>> 5) Dealing with schwag, giveaways, parties, and other superfluous
>> stuff
> As a confirmed introvert, I have to say that I rarely attend parties,
> for a variety of reasons.  However, I don't think our hypothetical
> design-only meeting should completely eliminate parties, though we can
> back off from some of the more extravagant ones.  If we maintain at
> least one party, I think that would satisfy the social needs of the
> community without distracting too much from the main purpose of the
> event.  Of course, I agree with eliminating the other distracting
> elements, such as schwag and giveaways…

+1, I think we can just make a party somewhat less fancy

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