[Fwd: Re: [okfn-discuss] open knowledge event this autumn: proposal]
rufus.pollock at okfn.org
Tue Jul 11 12:11:52 BST 2006
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Subject: Re: [okfn-discuss] open knowledge event this autumn: proposal
Date: Tue, 11 Jul 2006 12:04:35 +0100
From: Francis Irving
To: Rufus Pollock
CC: Sam Smith, Tom Steinberg
Well, I just asked Chris and he was up for talking. And I will happily
too. So that's enough to be going on with. Sure pencil it in, and
tell the list. Fix the date as soon as you can so we can get it
in our diaries.
Tom, copied to you FYI. We're having a mySociety stream at OKFN's
conference thing in Sept/Oct.
On Tue, Jul 11, 2006 at 11:45:41AM +0100, Rufus Pollock wrote:
> Francis Irving wrote:
> >Hi Rufus,
> >Had a chat to Sam, one of our volunteers who sometimes does conference
> >organising (this message CC'ed to him). He said:
> I know Sam from past events and Creative Archive stuff ...
> >"(00:32:32) sams: we could organise a stream in the event - that
> >wouldn't be hard. you for half an hour, matthew for half an hour, plus
> >half an hour discussions. Tom opens with a short thing and chairs;
> >chris does half an hour after lunch with half an hour discussion. then
> >one or two other speakers who do stuff mysocietyish at 20 minutes
> >(00:32:38) sams: that's a mysociety stream in an event."
> >What do you reckon?
> That sounds great. From past experience I've found that shorter talks
> with more Q&A tend to work better but those are details to be hammered
> out later.
> If you guys are happy I'll pencil this in as a civic info panel
> organized by mysociety. Dates are looking to be one of the weekends at
> the start of October (either w/e of 30th sept/1st oct or following w/e).
> We should have this confirmed along with a space in the next few weeks.
> PS: can I forward this info to okfn-discuss?
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