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John SJ Anderson
January 29, 2012 20:43
Re: DC-Baltimore Perl Workshop, Sat Apr 14 2012
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On Wednesday, January 25, 2012 at 21:48 , James E Keenan wrote:
> The first DC-Baltimore Perl Workshop ( will 
> be held on Saturday, April 14, 2012, at the Community College of 
> Baltimore County, Catonsville, Maryland, southwest of Baltimore.
> This one-day event will feature two tracks of speakers and will be held 
> April 14th, 2012, on the campus of CCBC Catonsville. In addition to a 
> track of speakers discussing innovative, exciting, and fun real world 
> usage of Perl, we will have also have a day-long track devoted to Perl 
> instruction, targeting both people who need to update their skills or 
> who have never tried Perl before.
> The DCBPW team is currently actively seeking talks as well as corporate 
> sponsors for the event. We will be working on a rolling talk acceptance 
> policy, and the number of speaking slots is limited, so we encourage 
> early talk submissions.
> The conference is dirt-cheap: $25 before Feb 1; $50 thereafter.

Just FYI: The $25 early registration price has been extended to March 1st. Additionally, registration is free for students and the currently unemployed. 
> I'm posting this information on this list for a particular reason: The
> conference organizers have accepted my suggestion that there be a 
> hackathon room set up during the course of the conference 
> ( I would like to take 
> this as an opportunity to invite P5P participants in the northeastern US 
> (and, perhaps, from farther afield) to meet F2F. We could work on the 
> RT queue, do follow-up work from the Paris QA hackathon (two weeks 
> earlier), argue about Perl >5.16 ... and more!

Hope to see many of you there!  

DCBPW Organizer Cabal member 

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