[kwlug-disc] Review: Short presentation night

Joe Wennechuk youcanreachmehere at hotmail.com
Thu Jun 10 21:18:08 EDT 2010


I'll second that!


Joseph Wennechuk

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> Date: Wed, 9 Jun 2010 20:27:03 -0400
> From: bjonkman at sobac.com
> To: kwlug-disc at kwlug.org
> Subject: Re: [kwlug-disc] Review: Short presentation night
> 
> On Tue, Jun 08, 2010 at 11:19:48AM -0400, Richard Weait wrote:
> 
> > What did you think?
> 
> There's something about multiple presentations that make the evening a 
> lot more dynamic.
> 
> 
> > Were the topics too different and thus no audience was served adequately? Did the diversity of topics provide something for everyone?
> >    
> 
> Same coin, different side :-)   I can't speak for everyone, but I'm a 
> presentation omnivore. I liked them all, although I'm more inclined to 
> make more use of some things than others.
> 
> 
> > How soon should we consider doing another short topic night?
> >    
> 
> Why not aim for most nights?  Make it like a traditional movie night:  A 
> Newsreel, a Short, the Feature Presentation and the Serial ("See the 
> Two-Headed Terminal! Can Richard tell us the best GUI to use? Will Paul 
> vanquish multiple consoles? Join us next month for our continuing story 
> on backups!")
> 
> 
> > What changes should we make to improve the next short topic night?
> 
> Mingling between presentations.  Do we need to be off the premises at 
> precisely 9:00pm?
> 
> Since we're in a kitchen facility, what are the chances for brewing an 
> urn of coffee?  While the next presenter is setting up the audience can 
> grabba cuppa joe and mingle.  HCUG used to rent an urn, and at something 
> like 50 cents a cup never lost money.  Surplus can go into the FLOSS Fund.
> 
> --Bob.
> 
> 
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