[vcf-midatlantic] VCF East 2019 keynote suggestions?

Evan Koblentz evan at vcfed.org
Mon Jan 7 13:20:33 EST 2019

>> Too narrow a topic.
>> The keynotes need to be about things that appeal to everyone.
> Forgive me, as I am not privy to the nuances of etiquette on this 
> list, but I am surprised to see this response to the suggestion. I can 
> see the point about potential lack of general appeal (though I have 
> found those with very specialized skills sets who labor in obscurity 
> to have the best and most original stories to tell), though I hope it 
> does not alter the desire to suggest others for the keynote.
> Maybe I'm an outlier on the list, not being from the MidAtlantic area, 
> and this is normal for y'all.  If so, please ignore, and my 
> apologies.  I thought I should relate, as the list is sometimes the 
> only lens some of us have to view the group.
> JIm 

Jim -- We're always happy to hear from you.

For the Friday classes, we have how-to talks; these are quite technical 
and topic-specific by design.

But there is a single keynote on Saturday and Sunday. These need to have 
wide general interest.

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