[vcf-midatlantic] Help! We need a VCF East keynote speaker

Martin A Flynn maflynn at theflynn.org
Sun Feb 18 22:47:45 EST 2018


Alexis Rosen, Founder of PANIX in NYC?


On 2/18/2018 10:42 PM, Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
>>> 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?
>
> http://vcfed.org/wp/festivals/archives-show-summaries/vcf-east-archives/
>
> 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
>> circuit.
>> 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
>> ours.
>> 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
>> for
>>> 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
>> know
>>>> he was a panelist at VCF-E a number of years ago but as a panel member
>> he
>>>> had a small amount of time to convey his experiences with other
>> pioneers
>>> 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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