[vcf-midatlantic] Help! We need a VCF East keynote speaker
evan at vcfed.org
Sun Feb 18 22:42:39 EST 2018
>> For next year is there anyone that was at the founding of ARPANET?
Well we had Steve Lukasik when back when we started in 2006ish. There's a
BBN guy I asked a few times who always said no. Maybe I will try him again.
>> Do you have a list of speakers from the past, so that we don't suggest
someone who has already spoken?
On Feb 18, 2018 10:39 PM, "Jeffrey Brace via vcf-midatlantic" <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
> The problem is that many of them are dead.
> I was thinking about anyone related to the creation of the integrated
> Or anyone that worked for Texas Instruments. We have had Apple, Commodore
> guys. I don't recall any TI guys, anyone from TRS? Atari? The problem is
> that the *big* names are far or too much of a celebrity for such a event as
> For next year is there anyone that was at the founding of ARPANET?
> How about Greg Whitten? He made GW-BASIC ;)
> Do you have a list of speakers from the past, so that we don't suggest
> someone who has already spoken?
> On Sun, Feb 18, 2018 at 9:49 PM, Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
> > >> How about John Dilks
> > Funny timing. I'm seeing him this Wednesday.
> > Sorry to shoot down most of the ideas presented so far. Really looking
> > someone new and exciting.
> > On Feb 18, 2018 9:43 PM, "Jeff Galinat" <jgalinat at gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > Hi,
> > > How about John Dilks? For those not familiar, John organized PC76 in
> > > Atlantic City, which most people consider the 1st computer show in the
> > > country along with the Philadelphia shows in the years following. I
> > > he was a panelist at VCF-E a number of years ago but as a panel member
> > > had a small amount of time to convey his experiences with other
> > in
> > > organizing the shows. Last time I had contact with John about 3 or 4
> > years
> > > ago, he was still in NJ.
> > > Regards,
> > > Jeff
> > >
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