[vcf-midatlantic] VCF East 2019 keynote suggestions?
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 -- 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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