[Scale-planning] Question about Saturday keynote speaker
bala at socallinuxexpo.org
Sat Feb 25 01:26:44 UTC 2017
Guilty as accused on all accounts. Will try to fix some of them.
On Fri, Feb 24, 2017 at 5:53 PM, Lan Dang <ldangmlist at gmail.com> wrote:
> tl;dr I don't see blogpost on website with announcement, and I don't see
> announcement @socallinuxexpo.
> Thanks for the confirmation. I acknowledge that there is information on
> the website listing her talk.
> The problem I've keep having with the SCaLE website is discoverability.
> When I try to tell people about all the cool stuff at SCaLE, I spend a lot
> of effort tracking down website links I can use to point people to
> information, instead of just trusting them to be able to discover it at
> I can find things because I know they exist and where to look for them.
> Most people wouldn't go through this effort.
> For example, while you have a blogpost listing Karen Sandler as a keynote
> speaker, I don't see a similar announcement for Dr. Moran. Karen Sandler is
> listed as a Featured Speaker, but Dr. Moran is not.
> And I actually looked at the @socallinuxexpo Twitter feed going back to the
> announcement of Karen Sandler for keynote, and I don't see a similar
> announcement for Dr. Moran.
> Because of an email newsletter, I know that Dr. Moran is a keynote speaker
> for Saturday. So I searched the speaker list to find the link to her
> presentation abstract. Now that the schedule is available, I also know to
> look at the Saturday schedule and click on the Keynote to get to this page.
> Otherwise, it would never have occurred to me that you had confirmed a
> second keynote speaker.
> On Fri, Feb 24, 2017 at 4:36 PM, Hriday Balachandran
> <bala at socallinuxexpo.org> wrote:
>> It's on the site. And she is the speaker. Please promote it! I'm just
>> as excited about her talk.
>> I do believe it was on twitter.
>> On Fri, Feb 24, 2017 at 5:28 PM, Lan Dang <ldangmlist at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Hi all,
>> > I saw a SCALE Newsletter that said that Dr. Christine Corbett Moran of
>> > Caltech will be the keynote speaker for Saturday.
>> > I can see the entry on the schedule, but I'm perplexed why this was not
>> > announced on the SCaLE website or Twitter.
>> > http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/scale/15x/speakers/christine-corbett-moran
>> > She's one of my selling points for promoting SCaLE to the Caltech/JPL
>> > community, so I would like to know if I'm being premature in advertising
>> > this.
>> > Thanks,
>> > Lan
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