> ...we did have lots of folks drop their registrations... opening up spots for waitlisters...
Same for the 2009 Providence conference, which filled very quickly. Another factor is that we initially held back a small buffer of spots to make sure that our calculations for keynoters/presenters/etc were correct (due to a firm cap) and then allotted those to waitlisters.
Birkin James Diana
Programmer, Integrated Technology Services
Brown University Library
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On Dec 16, 2010, at 10:30 AM, Kevin S. Clarke wrote:
> I believe the cap is the same this year as last year (250). It did
> stay open a couple of weeks last year. In years before, it's sold out
> even quicker than this year. Probably lots of factors for how quickly
> it sells out (location, talks, etc.). Regardless, it's popular.
> Richard, if last year is any indication of this year, we did have lots
> of folks drop their registrations... opening up spots for waitlisters
> (so people at the top of the list have a good chance, I think).
> On Thu, Dec 16, 2010 at 10:08 AM, Richard, Joel M <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Woah, that was fast. I guess I'll go on the waiting list. *fingers crossed*
>> Is this code4lib larger or smaller than last year? I seem to remember registering weeks after the registration opened. Maybe it's getting popular, eh?
>> Joel Richard
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