[ANNOUNCE] LPW2010: Newsletter #8: Thoughts for the Day

Zbigniew Lukasiak zzbbyy at gmail.com
Wed Dec 1 12:23:12 GMT 2010

On Wed, Dec 1, 2010 at 12:04 PM, Mark Keating <m.keating at shadowcat.co.uk> wrote:
> In this Newsletter:
> 1. The New Venue
> 2. Helping with setting up
> 3. Video Equipment
> 4. Laptop Loans
> 5. Talk timing
> 1. The New Venue
> In case it has skipped your notice, or if you haven't yet been informed the
> venue for the conference on Saturday has been moved from the Universities
> Cavendish Campus to the Marylebone Campus:
> University of Westminster
> Marylebone Campus
> 35 Marylebone Road
> London
> NW1 5LS
> If you could make sure that this information is spread as broadly as
> possible so that we have no lost speakers/attendees on Saturday I would be
> most grateful.
> 2. Helping with setting up
> As last year a certain level of preparation is required for the conference,
> most of which is done on the morning of the event and as in every other year
> this is done entirely by volunteers. If you are able to be at either
> Cavendish Square from 8 a.m. or Marylebone from 8.20 a.m. to help with
> moving sponsorship items/setting up rooms and equipment then your help would
> be gratefully appreciated.
> 3. Video Equipment
> This year Shadowcat Systems will be videoing all three of the rooms for the
> conference. If you sit near/in front of this video equipment could you
> please follow some common sense steps during the presentation:
> a. try not to talk too loudly near/in front of the equipment;
> b. refrain from touching the equipment unless asked to by the organisers;
> c. do not wave large pieces of paper or sponsorship items in front of the
> lens;
> d. don't perform mime during the presentation in front of the lens;
> e. if you must do karaoke please do so during the breaks, where song and
> dance routines will also be appreciated.
> If anyone has an extension they can bring on the day (I will need 3) to help
> with the placing of cameras then that would be great, please respond in this
> email.
> 4. Laptop Loans
> Two of our presenters have requested a loan of a laptop for their talk on
> the day. Their requirements are:
> 1. Any laptop (el Penguin) with any OS to present on, he will make a pdf of
> his talk if necessary.
> 2. An Ubuntu install 10.4 if possible with Perl installed and some CPAN
> modules. This can be a virtual instance running under a different OS if
> possible.

Hi there,

In the meantime I've got an offer from a kind fellow monger - so the
second request (for an Ubuntu laptop) is closed.


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