[ANNOUNCE] London Perl Workshop: Call for Papers Deadline

Mark Keating m.keating at shadowcat.co.uk
Fri Sep 20 09:38:59 BST 2013

On 20/09/2013 08:23, Hakim C wrote:
> >From IRC, it looks like at least 2 of us thought the conference had
> been moved forward 6 weeks...
> osf'
So that's two people who didn't read the sentence or read the title of 
the section. Awesome. At least I can be glad you read the announcement ;)

Who was the 2nd nincompoop?

> 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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