On Thu, Sep 30, 2004 at 08:39:24AM +0100, Niall O Broin mentioned:
> In the past ILUG has had some interesting 1/2 day talks/seminars -
> perhaps this is something we could revive? But there would be very
> little point in organising these if there would be poor attendance -
> it's very demoralising for the people who have committed their time to
> talk if they're mostly talking to an empty room.
Empty rooms were never the problem; I think we used to get between 40 and
80 to the monthly Dublin Meetings. It was more that I organised six of
them, and due to the difficulty getting speakers, I had to speak at each &
every one of them, as well as organise most of it (bar the room, which
Dave Malone usually assisted). The one weekend I wasn't around to do it,
nothing happened, and it died. A shame.
So, anyone up for taking on a format that works ? A room and four half-hour
speakers on a saturday afternoon...great fun. And I've some ideas for good
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