[ANNOUNCE] London Perl Workshop: Call for Papers Deadline

Hakim C hakim.cassimally at gmail.com
Fri Sep 20 08:23:37 BST 2013

>From IRC, it looks like at least 2 of us thought the conference had
been moved forward 6 weeks...

On 19 September 2013 18:54, Mark Keating <m.keating at shadowcat.co.uk> wrote:
>  Dear All,
> This is your countdown notice that lets you all know that the deadline for
> submitting a talk to the London Perl Workshop is rapidly approaching. This
> year the date of Friday the 25th October has been chosen.
> The theme for the London Perl Workshop will be Decadon: A Decade of the
> London Perl Workshop. It will focus on the past ten years of the London Perl
> Mongueurs and the London Perl Workshop, and will focus on the manner in
> which Perl is used in the commercial world and the strength of Perl for
> development in an enterprise environment; we would also like to see talks on
> the usage of Perl in the past 25 years and the evolution of the environment.
> You can use any aspect of Perl such as Camelia, Rakudo, Raptor, etc.
> Speakers are invited to talk on any subject that relates to this theme,
> though we will also accept talks on other subjects.
> This year we hope to have access to three Workshop rooms and would like to
> run as many workshops as possible to introduce new users to the world of
> Perl and to refresh the skills of those wishing to engage with the latest
> developments in the Perl world. If you wish to submit a workshop please use
> the same submission form as the talks, please note that workshops will be
> 60, 120 or 240 minutes in length.
> Once again I would like to inform you all that early registration is
> incredibly beneficial to the event. It allows us to judge numbers for the
> sponsored coffee, snacks and evening social event. Please sign up early and
> please help us spread the word.
> This year there is a second level to registration. We have tickets. All
> attendees need to state what ticket level they would like to have, this
> includes speakers. There is no barrier to entry and you should feel free to
> take the £0 ticket if you wish to do so. However, we also have 3 ticket
> levels above this (£25, £50 and £100) these voluntary ticket amounts wil
> contribute directly towards the hosting of this event and if we reach
> certain targets other special things in the coming year.
> Please make sure you select the ticket you want. We will also be collecting
> donations, as per last year, for a number of special Perl projects on the
> day.
> As always we would like to have as many sponsors as possible, not just for
> their valuable contribution to the holding of the event but as participants
> at the Workshop.
> If you know of anyone who wishes to sponsor the London Perl Workshop please
> have them contact Mark as soon as possible.
> As always we look forward to seeing you all at the Workshop on the 30th
> November. This is the 10th anniversary of the London Perl Workshop and we
> should mark this year with a special event.
> Regards
> Mark Keating
> (Overlord in Residence, LPW Organising team)

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