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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: [APACHECON] Question about Lightning Talks
Date Sun, 12 Jun 2016 13:37:47 GMT
So why No Slides?

Mostly it's to prevent the switch-out of laptops which
causes delays. This was back when the timer-app was run on
my laptop on the podium. Since we do this differently now,
we may consider a change ;)

> On Jun 6, 2016, at 5:06 PM, Shane Curcuru <asf@shanecurcuru.org> wrote:
> 
> As a regular LightningTalk MC at ApacheCon / Apache Big Data, we look
> for a mix of talks, often focusing on the community and humor aspects.
> 
> Talks are 5 minutes, with a timer.  Slides are not allowed unless you're
> Rich Bowen (or, can promise to be as informative *and* amusing as Rich is!).
> 
> Sometimes we have the "Fast Feather" track, which is the 15 minute
> format William notes below; that usually focuses on Incubating projects.
> It depends on the ApacheCon program if we run that or not.
> 
> Volunteering to help review talks, work with projects to suggest
> track-days, and the like can also be a big help.  Currently, Rich is the
> ASF liaison to the Linux Foundation team that actually manages the whole
> ApacheCon planning process.
> 
> Separately, the Podling Shark Tank sessions at the past
> ApacheCon|BigData in Vancouver were popular, contact Roman if your
> content would fit in that format.
> 
> ApacheCon past audio recordings (selected talks):
>  http://feathercast.apache.org/tag/apachecon/
> 
> ApacheCon|BigData 2016 videos (keynotes only; that's all that attracted
> sponsors to help fund)
> 
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sOZnf8Nn3Fo&list=PLGeM09tlguZTvqV5g7KwFhxDlWi4njK6n
> 
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hTfIAWhd3qI&list=PLGeM09tlguZQ3ouijqG4r1YIIZYxCKsLp
> 
> - Shane
> 
> William A Rowe Jr wrote on 6/6/16 4:46 PM:
>> Note that we also have held incubator lighting talks in the incubator track
>> (not a single unified session in the ballroom) which are perfect for what
>> you are asking.
>> 
>> Historically these have been 3 sessions per hour, 15 minutes each, replete
>> with slide decks. Exactly what you are thinking of, but tuned to the
>> incubating, not top-level projects.
>> On Jun 6, 2016 2:03 PM, "Benedikt Ritter" <britter@apache.org> wrote:
>> 
>>> William A Rowe Jr <wrowe@rowe-clan.net> schrieb am Mo., 6. Juni 2016 um
>>> 20:09 Uhr:
>>> 
>>>> Our lightning talks have ranged from the theatrical, to the silly, to the
>>>> deep
>>>> tech dive into the edges of the ASF.
>>>> 
>>>> The programming is 5 minutes.  No slides are allowed (but some get away
>>>> with them on the discretion of the MCs.)  Some who use them choose the
>>>> auto-advance program (n seconds per slide, no control/overrides allowed.)
>>>> 
>>> 
>>> Thank you William!
>>> 
>>> So it's not the right platform for a "I'll show you some code example to
>>> get you started with Project XYZ" kind of talk, right?
>>> 
>>> Benedikt
>>> 
>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> On Mon, Jun 6, 2016 at 12:55 PM, Benedikt Ritter <britter@apache.org>
>>>> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> Hi,
>>>>> 
>>>>> how are lightning talks organized at ApacheCon? I've seen very strict
>>>>> sessions where you were not allowed to bring anything but yourself (so
>>> no
>>>>> slides) and less restricted ones where the only restriction was that
it
>>>> had
>>>>> to be done in 10 Minutes.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Thank you,
>>>>> Benedikt
>>>>> 
>>>> 
>>> 
>> 
> 


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