Re: Red Hat coming to town Nov 12th - need auditorium
- Dan Kegel wrote:
> Red Hat is bringing their road show to town on Nov 12th,Sorry - I should have included the email from Red Hat to LPBN!
> and LPBN will be broadcasting the event.
> Now all we need is a place big enough to hold the expected crowd.
> Could a university LUG arrange for a small auditorium, say
> for 60 or so people?
> (USC, UCLA, and Caltech have all provided such meetingplaces
> in the past for special events, I think.)
It gives a lot more information, e.g. they have some flexibility
on the date, and they are very flexible on the style of the event.
>My name is Stephanie, and I'm helping plan the Red Hat Road Tour 2002,
>kicking off in Raleigh, NC on Oct. 31 and ending in Portland, OR Nov.
>16. At this point it looks like we'll be in the LA area on Tuesday,
>Nov. 12, and we'd love to spend some time with LPBN listeners.
>Our team will consist of four Red Hatters -- 3 engineers, 1 writer.
> We're prepared to do just about anything you think LPBN would be
>interested in, from interviews to live QA sessions to an event we plan
>and invite your listeners to. And I'd love any suggestions you may
>Here are some questions to get the conversation started:
>1- What date/time would be best for you guys? We are still a little
>flexible by a few days around Nov. 12
>2- Are there any special guidelines we would need to follow as far as
>parking our RV at this location?
>3- What would the set up be? Our guys in a studio? A party in the
>parking lot? In other words, what do you think would be best received?
>4- How many people can we expect? (a rough estimate is fine)
>5- How long would you like us to hang out?
>6- Would you like us to help in publicizing the event? If so, in what
>ways can we help?
>7- Who would be the main contact/ event planner? Can you provide
>I think that's all for now. I will keep you informed as the route fo
>our tour gets firmed up. We are very excited about the Red Hat Road
>Tour and the possibility of visiting LPBN. Please let me know how we
>can help make this a successful and valuable experience for both