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From Roman Shaposhnik <ro...@shaposhnik.org>
Subject Re: ApacheCon EU 2015 and track registration
Date Mon, 29 Jun 2015 23:15:47 GMT
On Mon, Jun 29, 2015 at 8:37 AM, Rich Bowen <rbowen@rcbowen.com> wrote:
> On 06/29/2015 11:28 AM, Pierre Smits wrote:
>> Maybe it has to do with how the event is marketed each time? We (and the
>> LF) should have some statistics (graphs? Trend lines?) on past
>> registrations. Or don't we measure such? For sure, when a kind of
>> 'pressure' is marketed, the interested parties seem to register their
>> talk.
>> But it might also be that potentials are looking at each other in order to
>> get a grasp of who does what.
> Every event, on any topic, of any size, that I have ever been affiliated
> with, has had this same situation. No matter what you do, half the papers
> will be submitted in the last week of the CFP. Nobody likes it, but it's
> reality.

Exactly! But it makes me curious: has anybody ever tried to "gamify"
against this sad trend?


P.S. Totally a tangent -- I know ;-)

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