October Rules Fest: A Wishlist

December 7, 2008

Clearing out some of the backlog of drafts, it seems I have one more post on this topic to wrap up…

Here are some thoughts on content for future October Rules Fest gatherings. This is, of course, highly subjective.

In general, I think James Owen shouldn’t have to bear the burden of organizing all the content. I think there should be a small panel of folks to solicit, select and approve the content. In addition, I think there should be plenty of lead time and slides should have to be presented in advance. Better yet, let’s have real papers rather than just PPT slides.

As my friend Larry says “it’s still the wild west”. The spectrum of talks that can be given is still very wide. Here are some topics I would like to see included.

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