Lightning Talks

Location: Ballroom I Level: Novice
Average rating: ****.
(4.62, 64 ratings)

Short adhoc presentations from the audience.

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Chad Fowler
06/13/2010 3:44am EDT

Thanks for the suggestions. I love the lightning talks too. Maybe next year we’ll expand. We’ve tried doing more sessions before and the later days can get kinda anemic. I’m thinking a longer session would make sense.

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Jim Remsik
06/11/2010 5:53pm EDT

With a three day conference of 1600 people it feels less than excessive to allow for one 50 minute session of just-in-time short-format presentations each day. It lowers the barrier to entry for new speakers, allows a talk that might not need 50 minutes on it’s own, and still allows exposing your idea to a full room of RailsConf attendees.

John Petersen
06/11/2010 6:47am EDT

+1 on Andres suggestion for more LT’s There should be one each day of the conference. It’s also a great way to end a day (before the evening keynotes). They surveyor guys did a great job!

Andres Paglayan
06/10/2010 1:31pm EDT

The one about open democracy was really moving. I also vote for more time for LTs in the future.

Jeffrey Chupp
06/10/2010 8:12am EDT

more time for lightning talks (perhaps another session) would have been appreciated

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