On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 5:38 AM, Erik Hatcher <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I'm interested presenting something Solr+library related at c4l10. I'm
> soliciting ideas from the community on what angle makes the most sense. At
> first I was thinking a regular conference talk proposal, but perhaps a
> preconference session would be better. I could be game for a half day
> session. It could be either an introductory Solr class, get up and running
> with Solr (+ Blacklight, of course). Or maybe a more advanced session on
> topics like leveraging dismax, Solr performance and scalability tuning, and
> so on, or maybe a freer form Solr hackathon session where I'd be there to
> help with hurdles or answer questions.
> Thoughts? Suggestions? Anything I can do to help the library world with
> Solr is fair game - let me know.
> On Nov 9, 2009, at 9:55 PM, Kevin S. Clarke wrote:
> Hi all,
>> It's time again to collect proposals for Code4Lib 2010 preconference
>> sessions. We have space for six full day sessions (or 12 half day
>> sessions (or some combination of the two)). If we get more than we
>> can accommodate, we'll vote... but I don't think we will (take that as
>> a challenge to propose lots of interesting preconference sessions).
>> Like last year, attendees will pay $12.50 for a half day or $25 for
>> the whole day. The preconference space will be in the hotel so we'll
>> have wireless available. If you have a preconference idea, send it to
>> this list, to me, or to the code4libcon planning list. We'll put them
>> up on the wiki once we start receiving them. Some possible ideas? A
>> Drupal in libraries session? LOD part two? An OCLC webservices
>> hackathon? Send the proposals along...