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From: Ekaterina Gerasimova <kittykat3756 <at> gmail.com>
Subject: Call for GUADEC 2015 bids
Newsgroups: gmane.comp.gnome.foundation.announce
Date: Friday 12th July 2013 21:33:11 UTC (over 3 years ago)
The call for bids has been announced:
https://www.gnome.org/news/2013/07/the-gnome-foundation-invites-proposals-to-host-guadec-2015/

Please submit your intent to bid by the 1st of August. The deadline for bid
submissions is the 30th of September.

***************

Teams wishing to organize GUADEC in their city should let the board know of
their intent to submit a bid by the 1st of August by e-mail to
[email protected] and [email protected], indicating their
availability to meet during this year's GUADEC to discuss it with the GNOME
Foundation board. Final bids will be due by September 30, 2013

Keep in mind that a good candidate should meet the following criteria:

 * easily accessed by plane or train
 * motivated local team, preferably with experience in event organisation
 * a venue available to host the event
 * good options for lunches (catering, student restaurant…)
 * affordable accommodation and places to eat in the evening
 * space for informal talks and impromptu hacking
 * local industry and government support

Bids from previous years are available for reference. Also be aware that
while organizing a conference such as GUADEC is a huge undertaking, people
from the GNOME community have been there before you and will be there to
help you. You can find more information at
https://wiki.gnome.org/GUADECincluding
a HowTo for writing a bid[1]
and an overview of the kinds of
things you should include in the proposal.

[1] https://wiki.gnome.org/GuadecPlanningHowTo/Bid
 
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