Lessons in workshop organization from Frozen Perl 2008

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Dave Rolsky has written up a recap of Frozen Perl from the organizers' point of view. Some interesting tidbits:

  • 2/3rds of FP2008 expenses were paid by sponsors, keeping attendee cost low
  • Some sponsors are interested in the tax deduction; some see it as a marketing expense
  • With very low ticket prices, each additional attendee ends up being a net loss
  • A potential solution to the lightning talk machine dance could be a KVM.
  • Income $7,190 - Expenses $6,213.43 = $976.57 overage

The workshop came together beautifully. I was very impressed with what Dave & Co. pulled together.

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