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From Mark Miller <markrmil...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [ACUS09] Proposed Schedule
Date Tue, 14 Jul 2009 17:29:24 GMT
I would do a performance talk - I'll be there anyway. I just hadn't seen my
name on the wiki.

- Mark

On Tue, Jul 14, 2009 at 1:25 PM, Chris Hostetter
<hossman_lucene@fucit.org>wrote:

>
> : > * The meetup schedule seems pretty heavy with four 30 min
> : > presentations. I'd either squeeze them to 15 minutes each or split
> : > them to two parallel tracks (we can get two smaller rooms for the
> : > meetup) to leave more time for lightning talks and general discussion.
> :
> : 15-20 minutes is fine, I was just following a model that has worked for
> other
> : Lucene meetups, but I guess those were capped around 20 minutes.  Since
> the
> : topics are a bit more involved, I wanted to make sure the speakers had
> time.
> :
> : -1 on parallel tracks.
>
> parallel talks doesn't seem like a bad idea to me ... especially if
> there are enough rooms available.  it's also the kind of thing that could
> be played by ear ... if fewer people come then we expect, we can all stay
> in one room, keep the talks short and more casual; if twice as many people
> come as we expect and the room is really crowded, we can split up and half
> of us can go "next door", the talks can be a little longer (more time for
> questions/discussion) and then we have more room for smll discussions to
> form during the "socializing" part of the evening.
>
> : > I've reserved meetup space for us for Tuesday evening. Based on ACEU I
> : > gave a rough estimate of up to a hundred people attending.
> :
> : That's likely about right.  Anything more and it takes away from the
> setting,
> : I think.
>
> Grant: what was the number of people who signed up for the SF Meetup Lucid
> sponsored a few months ago?  I would guess at least twice as many people
> will come to this one (you've got all of the Local hardcore Solr/Lucene
> people, plus all the people flying in for ApacheCon, plus all the Local
> people who aren't that hardcore but figure they might as well check it out
> since so many people are in from out of town for ApacheCon)
>
>
>
> -Hoss
>
>


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- Mark

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