I can offer that as we try and plan the event, we're mostly seeing if we get enough interest to offer a lightning talk session.
Manager, Digital Library & Programming Services
Yale University Library
From: Code for Libraries [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Ed Summers
Sent: Saturday, July 07, 2012 9:08 AM
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Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] Reminder - call for proposals, New England code4lib!
On Fri, Jul 6, 2012 at 2:51 PM, Stern, Randall <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> This will be a great opportunity to meet your peers at local institutions and generate conversation on code4lib related topics in which you are interested! Please add your proposals now (please, by August 1) for
> (a) Prepared talks (20 minutes)
> (b) Lightning talks (5 minutes)
> (c) Posters
Maybe it's just me, but doesn't It seem a bit odd to submit proposals
months in advance for lightning talks? My experience of lightning
talks is that people can sign up for them at the event, so they can be
more spontaneous and of-the-moment.