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Fwd: Re: PG "Corridor Days" Kickoff

From: Jon Erdman <postgresql(at)thewickedtribe(dot)net>
To: "austin(at)enovafinancial(dot)com" <austin(at)enovafinancial(dot)com>, "austinpug(at)postgresql(dot)org" <austinpug(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Fwd: Re: PG "Corridor Days" Kickoff
Date: 2011-11-29 17:35:08
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-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Re: PG "Corridor Days" Kickoff
Date: Tue, 29 Nov 2011 11:33:50 -0600
From: Jon Erdman <postgresql(at)thewickedtribe(dot)net>
To: Jonathan S. Katz <jonathan(dot)katz(at)excoventures(dot)com>
CC: Stephen Frost <sfrost(at)snowman(dot)net>, Jim Mlodgenski
<jim(at)cirrusql(dot)com>,  Greg Smith <greg(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>, Robert Treat
<rob(at)xzilla(dot)net>, Mason Sharp <mason(dot)sharp(at)gmail(dot)com>,  Jon Erdman
<postgresql(at)thewickedtribe(dot)net>, "Nasby, Jim" <JNasby(at)enovafinancial(dot)com>


Adding Nasby to the Cc.

I've got no strong feelings about the exact Austin date, so whatever
fits well with the others. We just have to not conflict with SXSW (south
by south west) which is 3/9-3/18, or else we'll have serious trouble
with venues and hotels.
-- 
Jon Erdman (aka StuckMojo)
PostgreSQL Zealot

On 11/29/2011 10:05 AM, Jonathan S. Katz wrote:
> Hey Everyone,
> 
> Thanks for chiming in!
> 
> I also agree that Philly would probably be too much + I'm concerned
> about how many people we could actually draw there.  If we did a third
> city, I would vote for Boston, but I do think doing 3 on the east coast
> would be a lot this year.
> 
> Let's say we go with Greg's suggestion of 3/30 for DC and 4/2 for NY.
>  It would be better to have Austin that week as well - I don't think
> that would conflict with EclipseCon.  So maybe Austin 3/27 or 3/28 (Jon
> please confirm?) to make it easier for speakers going between the 3  (+1
> for Steve on not many people will be going to all other than speakers).
> 
> Tackling a few points:
> 
> * University Space - for larger events that are not put on by students,
> universities will still charge a space rental fee though it may be
> discounted versus other spaces.
> * Logo + Graphic design - I have someone who would be willing to do some
> of the graphical work pro bono just to get some exposure (at least for
> this round).  She just needs a deadline
> 
> Going to setup a google doc or 3 to keep track of all this unless anyone
> has objections.
> 
> Jonathan
> 
> On Nov 29, 2011, at 10:19 AM, Stephen Frost wrote:
> 
>> * Jim Mlodgenski (jim(at)cirrusql(dot)com <mailto:jim(at)cirrusql(dot)com>) wrote:
>>> I agree. We should shoot for DC and NY (and Austin) the first time
>>> and then
>>> once we're successful with working out the
>>> inevitable logistical nightmares, we expand it to Philly and possibly
>>> Boston next year.
>>
>> To be honest, I was wondering about that myself..  I think it'd be neat
>> to do Philly too, but I agree w/ Jim and Greg- that might be too much to
>> try and pull off in the first year.  Also, I do like having it bracketed
>> around a weekend.  Lastly, I really doubt we'll get very many who will
>> be at more than one of the events beyond ourselves...  if any..
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Stephen
> 
> Jonathan S. Katz | Managing Director | jonathan(dot)katz(at)excoventures(dot)com
> <mailto:jonathan(at)paperlesspost(dot)com> | 914-483-8876
> 


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