[SATLUG] Small Business Open Source Fest

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Wed Sep 21 12:45:23 CDT 2011


Nathan Oxhandler wrote:
> Since my posting I have received only three replies. One offering a
> place to have the fest, one from a person willing to give a talk, and
> one other.
> 
> If we are serious about putting on the Fest we need a lot more people
> to help.
> 
> This can not be the informal type of Fest's we have had in the past,
> we are dealing with business people that expect professionalism.
> This does not mean suite an tie, but it does mean having a reasonable
> choice of topics and a true registration, both preregistration and at
> the Fest.  It also means not throwing everything together at the last
> day, but having a well laid out timetable that can be on the web for
> people to look at at least one month before the Fest.

I'm willing to help, but I'm not optimistic about the turnout.  In the 
past, the attendance has been quite low.  Is there a demand?  That is, 
who has been asking for information on Open Source?  What would they 
like to see?

   -- Bruce



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