[Linux-aus] Re: Making the speaker panel rock

Paul Schulz pschulz01 at gmail.com
Thu Feb 1 10:19:02 UTC 2007

On 2/1/07, Mary Gardiner <mary at puzzling.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 01, 2007, Jeff Waugh wrote:


> Also, if serious, interesting, debatey questions are wanted, some notice
> to the audience is needed. I asked my entirely fluffy "what would bring
> you to Melb 08" question because at the time I think the audience was
> still new to the concept and busy wracking their brains. Seed the
> questions by forewarning smart people who can ask questions (as opposed
> to ramble, or conduct both sides of a debate themselves).
> -Mary

Ask for questions to be submitted the previous day and pick out the ones that
would be the most interestiong.. or provoke an interesting response.
Ask the speakers which questions they would like to answer.. (ie. so it's not

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