[H-ADMIN] [Fwd: Re: Pycon 2014 in Brisbane]
russell-humbug at stuart.id.au
Fri Jul 18 02:51:04 EDT 2014
For the record, unattended email addresses and staff on holidays meant
Griffith could not organise students in time for this years Pycon.
Maybe next year.
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From: eng-GSE-Secretary Griffith <eng-gse-secretary at griffith.edu.au>
To: Russell Stuart <russell-humbug at stuart.id.au>
Subject: Re: Pycon 2014 in Brisbane
Date: Fri, 18 Jul 2014 16:36:03 +1000
Thank you for your email. I do apologise for the email address issue
causing us to miss this offer in time.
For future reference, please could you contact Ms Kristin Corley on Ph:
or email: k.corley at griffith.edu.au. Kristin manages the marketing/events
the school and has contact with our students at both Nathan and Gold
On Wed, Jul 2, 2014 at 11:02 AM, Russell Stuart
<russell-humbug at stuart.id.au> wrote:
This year the Australian Python (the computer language)
being held in Brisbane, at the BCEC.
It is being organised primarily by members of Humbug, the local
In order to raise awareness of Open Source and Python in
Humbug has decided to sponsor 2 students from each of the 3
in Brisbane (ie, 6 students in total).
At $50 the student tickets are already subsidised by the
this means 6 students can attend the conference and the sprint
free. (During the sprints Python is worked on under the
auspices of a
core Python developer. Superficially, the idea is to close as
tickets as possible. The real motivation is to introduce people
inner workings of open source, in the hope they might
We are hoping staff of classes that use Python could announce
select two suitable students for us. Our preference is the two
who are most likely to stimulated by an Open Source conference
specialising in Python. In particular, their current abilities
Can you let me know if this is possible. If so, the procedure
- The students register for Pycon 2014 in the normal way. (They
register for any kind of ticket.)
- You tell me the names of the two students you have selected by
replying to this email.
- I will send the students a voucher code, which will give them
$50 discount off the price of their ticket.
+61 438 805 133
PS: If you are wondering why UQ isn't on the To: list, it is
they have already chosen their students.
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