[ANNOUNCE] London Perl Workshop 2009
steve at purkis.ca
Sat Sep 26 13:02:22 BST 2009
Thanks for organizing this again, Mark!
BTW, I couldn't see a URL in your post - I presume it's:
You can sign up for the conference there, as well as submit proposals
for any talks you'd like to do.
PS: not cross-posting incase I'm wrong...
On 17 Sep 2009, at 14:24, Mark Keating wrote:
> Dear All,
> It is with great pleasure, and with some tardiness and lack of
> expedience, that I announce the London Perl Workshop to be held on
> Saturday 5th December at the University of Westminster's New
> Cavendish Campus.
> The theme for this year is Beginning Perl, which can be taken as
> Perl for beginners if one so wishes, or aimed at people new to Perl
> who are fluent in another language, or in fact any variant theme
> that one can conjecture including beginning a CPAN module, projects
> that are fun/welcoming/reliant on beginners (and also we expect some
> of you to ignore this all together and submit as you feel).
> The call for papers is now open and the website should be live very
> soon (if someone grabs Monsieur Cholet and shouts into his ear it
> will be sooner). The closing date for submission will be Friday 6^th
> November (of this year obviously) and notification will arrive on
> Monday 16^th November.
> As always the London Perl Workshop is a totally free event solely
> supported by the efforts and goodwill of the community. If you would
> like to help in any manner or organise an event to coincide with
> this then please contact Mark Keating. There has already been an
> offer to find a venue for the public house for the customary
> workshop socialisation which will be handled by the erudite Mister
> Laver. But many other things can be done to help.
> The event will once again welcome Josette of O'Reilly who will bring
> a good range of books with her at the usual discounts, so bring lots
> of money and a small mule to carry home your purchases.
> Once again I would ask that if anyone has a video camera and intends
> to video an event we get together on the wiki and work out a
> possible coverage. If we then use the auspicious YAPC.TV website we
> may get the entire conference uploaded for the whole community to
> enjoy. Please feel free to use the wiki to start any organisation of
> this manner and ping mdk on irc or mail m.keating at shadowcat.co.uk to
> let me know and I will attempt to find other volunteers to make this
> So enter the date in your diary, sharpen your presenting wit or
> prepare to attend the best event in the calendar™.
>  Though please note that part of the delay in this formal
> announcement was the negotiation for the venue with a new Dean. Sean
> as always is in our corner has confirmed the venue. Otherwise we
> would have held it in Dave Cross' house where he has promised to
> hold a barbecue and roast a organiser or two.
>  This may, or may not, be true.
>  Okay this one probably isn't true, but I would invite all
> detractors to first argue this with the proud and upstanding folk of
> London.pm, bring beer money you'll need it.
> Mark Keating
> Mark Keating BA (Hons) | Writer, Photographer, Cat-Herder
> Managing Director | Shadowcat Systems Limited
> Director/Secretary | Enlightened Perl Organisation
> co-Leader | North West England Perl Mongers
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