On Mon, Jan 9, 2017, at 03:08 PM, Tom Callaway wrote:
Also, FWIW, we (organizers) suggested "genres" for
Flock from the first event, to help encourage talks that we thought
would be valuable to the community. Having an overarching theme would
be interesting, but I'd want it to be something that Flock inherited
from a community focus, not an event only thing.
I think a key element of this is going to be driving the idea that these
themes are not specific to Flock. (not to restate you only). That is
something hte council and others can do with additional communication,
blog posts, etc.
On Jan 9, 2017 9:03 AM, "Matthew Miller"
> On Mon, Jan 09, 2017 at 07:53:35AM -0500, Josh Boyer wrote:
> > > I believe the council should, with community input,
> > > themes for
> > > each Flock. These themes are not absolutes, but instead should
> > > be one
> > > of the many factors considered when looking at programming
> > > submissions.
> > > This way we can also help keep Flock focused on doing.
>> > We did this last year. It didn't really pan out well. Whether
>> > that's
>> > because of the themes that were set or something else, I have no
>> > idea.
> For whatever reason, we basically got those themes by accident.
> suggested some examples that fit the style of theme that I
> (thinking about impact on the project or the community, rather
> technology-centric tracks), and no one else had any other ones, so
> that's what we got. (I mean, I don't think my
> bad per
> se, but we probably good have done better with more input.)
> Matthew Miller
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