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Re: Requesting LAPUG Speakers for Next Year

From: Charles Wyble <charles(at)thewybles(dot)com>
To: Richard Broersma <richard(dot)broersma(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: Los Angles PostgreSQL Users Group <lapug(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Requesting LAPUG Speakers for Next Year
Date: 2008-09-22 17:11:54
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Richard Broersma wrote:
> We have open slots for speakers starting January of 2009. 

Fantastic and scary at the same time! :) I know as I have been actively 
involved with the leadership of numerous user groups in Southern 
California, and booking speakers is both easy and difficult. The easy 
part is finding people for a topic. The hard part is figuring out topics 
people want speakers on. :)
>  I would
> like to open an invitation to anyone that would like to present
> something PG or DB related to LAPUG.

I would be willing to present in February on using geospatial data in 
Postgresql (including data loading and client tools) if anyone is 
interested in that?
>   Perhaps we could even try our
> hand at having lightning talks were several volunteers give a 5 minute
> discussion on a particular subject.

Yes. That would be incredibly cool! More and more groups I am involved 
with have been taking this approach lately with great success.
> I look for to hearing from you!
> Also,  I would like to start a dialog regarding meeting nights.  Would
> anyone like to proposed having meetings on nights other than Fridays?

I am ok with Friday nights but not opposed to other nights. Just be 
aware of potentially conflicting group meetings. See

for details on other events.

I think Wednesday is pretty safe with no conflicts.

Charles Wyble (818) 280 - 7059
CTO Known Element Enterprises / SoCal WiFI project

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