[openstack-tc] Paris Design Summit Scheduling
mark at openstack.org
Fri Jan 10 22:35:15 UTC 2014
On Friday, January 10, 2014 10:12am, "Russell Bryant" <rbryant at redhat.com> said:
> On 01/10/2014 05:34 AM, Mark McLoughlin wrote:
> > On Thu, 2014-01-09 at 14:52 -0600, Lauren Sell wrote:
> >> We need to make a decision for the Paris design summit pretty quickly.
> >> The Summit will take place the week of November 3 at the Palais des
> >> Congres, and we’re planning to host the design sessions directly
> >> across the street in the Le Meridien. We’ll run the keynote, expo
> >> breakout sessions Monday - Wednesday (three, rather than four days),
> >> and we have the option to run the design sessions either Tuesday -
> >> Friday or Wednesday - Saturday.
> > Like Thierry, I see benefits and downsides to both options.
> > What I think is most important is that we try something different from
> > Atlanta to get another data point.
> > However, both options will be something new - in Atlanta, we only have 1
> > non-overlapping day and 3 overlapping days. The choice for Paris is 2
> > non-overlapping and 2 overlapping days vs 3 non-overlapping and 1
> > overlapping.
> > I think I'd prefer to try the more different option - Wednesday to
> > Saturday.
> > Perhaps we could also try to mix things up a little bit on the Saturday.
> > For example, we could have more smaller rooms (assuming the logistics
> > allows for easy splitting of rooms) set up in boardroom style and some
> > sort of on-the-day scheduling mechanism. This would allow us to have a
> > bunch of smaller group discussions to wrap up some of the open questions
> > from sessions during the week.
> > That's just a random idea on the format change - my thinking is that the
> > final day on a Saturday would naturally have a different feel anyway, so
> > if we embrace that we could avoid some of the fatigue.
> I was pretty torn at first (like most others) but am liking this view
> the most so far (try the more different option, and explore ideas to
> help reduce the fatigue impact).
I do to... I say we go for the more differentiated option and see how it goes. Having ATCs in more sessions earlier int he week, when there aren't conflicts, will be a really positive thing IMHO.
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