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Re: Marketing FAD 2010 - First Brainstorm



On Fri, Dec 11, 2009 at 12:05:04AM -0500, Max Spevack wrote:
> On Tue, 8 Dec 2009, Robyn Bergeron wrote:
> 
> >I know there is probably (a) a budget of sorts, and (b) budgets
> >for a lot of us who wouldn't have "corporate sponsorship" from our
> >employer (ie - students and such) - so while Hawaii does sound
> >absolutely fabulous, a ticket from Phoenix to Hawaii during that
> >time (which is spring break here in the US for a lot of folks,
> >meaning travel prices are higher) is in the $650 range, and from
> >Boston to Hawaii is even uglier (think more like 800).
> 
> We'll certainly set aside budget for this event from our "Premier
> Fedora Events" bucket, and given the nature of the event, most of
> that budget will probably be spent on travel/lodging sponsorships.
> 
> I'm pretty sure that Henrik was joking with his suggestion of
> Hawaii. :)
> 
> I think the best way to start thinking about a location is to first
> build up an idea of who *wants* to attend, and then figure out a few
> different date options for the event, and see which one is best.
> 
> Given what we've done at FUDCon, we know that it's possible for
> remotees to participate fairly extensively in the event as well,
> with gobby, streaming, or Fedora Talk.
> 
> It looks like we're already starting to build up a roster on the
> wiki page.  Right now it's only 4, though.  When the wiki comes back
> up, I'll add myself.

I was thinking about adding myself but was worried about swelling the
ranks and budget.  If I came I'd keep my FPL hat on for purposes of
doing "Great Karnac" impressions, but would mostly be there in the
same "Get Stuff Done" mode as everyone else.

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