[PyCon-AU-chat] First time speakers lightning talks!
brianna.laugher at gmail.com
Sat Aug 18 10:47:22 EST 2012
and by 13:10 today, I actually meant **15:10**. 3:10pm today.
Session is at 1:10pm tomorrow.
On 18 August 2012 10:41, Brianna Laugher <brianna.laugher at gmail.com> wrote:
> If you have perused the schedule for tomorrow you may have noticed this session:
> 13:10 Portlight room
> Yep it's a third set of lightning talks. Lightning talks are very
> short talks, typically 3-5 minutes.
> The standard days' end lightning talks are a great part of PyCon.
> *These* lightning talks are about growing our community by providing a
> friendly environment for people who have never spoken at a technical
> community conference before, that's a little bit less intensive than
> speaking to the entire conference at once. (So maybe 'zero time
> speaker' would be more accurate than 'first time speaker' :))
> If you have never given a talk before and you want to give a lightning
> talk in the days' end session by signing up on the whiteboard, you
> should do that! This session is more for people whose first reaction
> is more like "Speak? Me?" or "but I'm not a speaker".
> Students and first time attendees, I am especially eyeballing you!
> So! If you want to sign up for the first time lightning talks, please
> come to our preparation BOF (Birds of a feather - informally organised
> group) TODAY:
> 13:10 Riviera Room (open space area)
> Come and discuss potential topics, slide preparation, talk structure,
> and O HALP PUBLIC SPEAKING TERROR.
> If you can't make it to that time today, please email me off list to
> sign up or discuss.
> They've just been waiting in a mountain for the right moment:
They've just been waiting in a mountain for the right moment:
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