[maemo-community] Events in 2009

From: Jamie Bennett jamie at linuxuk.org
Date: Tue Oct 7 17:44:14 EEST 2008
On Tue, 2008-10-07 at 10:36 -0400, Ryan Abel wrote:
> On Oct 7, 2008, at 10:31 AM, Jamie Bennett wrote:
> > For the summit to be its most successful it needs to be held where  
> > most
> > of its target audience is physically based or can get to easily. If  
> > the
> > majority of community members and contributors are in Europe then it
> > makes no sense to hold the summit in Australia for instance. Too much
> > cost for interested people to attend and too expensive for Nokia to  
> > ship
> > people there on mass. Of course key contributing members should be
> > sponsored regardless of where they are based.
> Which is fine, but why should we hold the Summit on the same continent  
> every time? Switch it up a bit and shift the costs around some by  
> changing the continent every so often. Problem solved. ;)

But how many of the first summit European attendees would be at summit 2
in the US without sponsorship and how many people missed out this time
because it was in Europe? Interesting statistic maybe?

> Ryan Abel
> Maemo Community Council chair

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