[maemo-community] Organizing Maemo Summit 2009

From: Aniello Del Sorbo anidel at gmail.com
Date: Thu Feb 12 14:48:52 EET 2009
2009/2/12 Quim Gil <quim.gil at nokia.com>:
> ext Sebastian 'CrashandDie' Lauwers wrote:
>> On Thu, Feb 12, 2009 at 11:41 AM, Aniello Del Sorbo <anidel at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Also, what's the rationale behind not choosing c-base again ?
>> Been there. Done that.
> One reasons could be that by not having an event nearby we would loose
> potential speakers and participants.
> OSiM is not the biggest and best developer conference I have seen, but
> there were some developers attending that were extending the visit to
> Berlin to go to the Maemo Summit. And not only developers, it was good
> to have Jay Sullivan from Mozilla and he could come because anyway he
> was attending OSiM.
> OSiM tries to do better with developers every year and my default
> assumption is that more developers "in the business" will attend (people
> from Collabora, Igalia and other small companies that also have a link
> to Maemo.
> I'm not saying that we should go for Amsterdam and I'm still seeing
> whether does dates make sense in order to show something as cool as the
> Maemo community deserve.  :)  But at least they would be reasons not to
> repeat in c-base, even if the event was great (but not free, although
> affordable).
> By the way, I can prepare a rough summary of the Maemo Summit expenses,
> for reference. I won't go into details of how much we spent on each
> contributor sponsored but it is useful to share the basic numbers.

This makes perfectly sense.
I was not aware there were no other main conference in Berlin in that
date range.

I missed the fact that OSiM is being to be held in Amsterdam from the
previous mails,
thus I was confused.



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