[svlug] ISSUE: SVLUG's continued status with SBAY
sigje at sigje.org
Fri Feb 17 15:51:27 PST 2006
> As the LinuxWorld conference director, I would like to make a very special
> request - would you be interested in hosting this event in the Yerba Buena
> area outside of Moscone at the same time as LinuxWorld? I think it would be a
> very nice event. IDG World Expo has already indicated to me that they would
> wholeheartedly commit resources for this. Let me know if you're interested.
> We were thinking of having our own 15th anniversary event, and then I
> informed them of the annual picnix stuff, and they were intrigued.
I think that could work really well. I'm not sure about the location
change, have to see what people think.. but commuting to that location
might be easier. We had a little over 500 people last year.. to give you
an idea of the size. http://www.linuxpicnic.org (if you hadn't heard of
it before). I think it's important that it remain the volunteer run and
feel to it though.. definitely has that close welcoming community feel to
> And as a general inquiry, I'd like to extend an invitation to work more
> closely with SVLUG (and BALUG, PenLUG, and BayLISA) on LinuxWorld. Part of my
> job is to do a better job of outreach with various communities, including
> LUG's, developers, and sysadmins. I'd like to continue this discussion in an
> open-ended way.
BayLISA is definitely open to working with other groups and organizations.
> I'm currently in the Portland airport waiting for my plane to land so I can
> board. By the way, the stuff going on in Oregon is freaking incredible. Way
> more than I expected, even though I knew a fair bit of what's happening. I'd
> love to share my Oregon enthusiasm with all of you if I ever get a chance ;)
:) ? What is happening in Oregon?
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