A couple of years ago I missed registration and had to get my
Code4Lib ticket on StubHub.
The only downsides were I had to pay twice face value and tell
everyone my name was "Naomi Dushay" all week....
On Dec 16, 2010, at 8:47 AM, Birkin James Diana wrote:
> Kevin wrote:
>> ...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
> 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
>> even quicker than this year. Probably lots of factors for how
>> it sells out (location, talks, etc.). Regardless, it's popular.
>> Richard, if last year is any indication of this year, we did have
>> 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
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>>> Woah, that was fast. I guess I'll go on the waiting list. *fingers
>>> 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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