The LA contingency fought the good fight, but alas it was not meant to be
for #c4l15. The remaining proposal from the Portland contingency still
stands, and the Portland folks are ready to start planning.
Congratulations to Portland, and we'll see you there in 2015!
On Fri, Mar 14, 2014 at 8:17 AM, Becky Yoose <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> We have an update on the call for conference hosting proposals for #c4l15!
> Currently we have one and a half proposals. The half proposal is from LA,
> where the hard working folks have hit this thing called "Red Tape". We have
> been asked to give a small extension to them to cut through said Red Tape,
> which the general consensus on the code4libcon list was a "+1" to moving
> their deadline to Tuesday, March 18th.
> We're looking at opening up voting around Wednesday, March 19th. In the
> meantime, we'll keep you updated if there's any new information.
> Happy Pi Day,
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] Call for proposals to host Code4Lib Conference in
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Hi Friends,
> Just a friendly reminder that the deadline to submit proposals for Code4Lib
> 2015 is midnight PST March 12th. So if you haven't gotten your proposals in
> you still have a month. Information for submitting a proposal is below.
> On Jan 29, 2014 4:05 PM, "Rosalyn Metz" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > The Code4Lib Community is calling for proposals to host the tenth annual
> > Code4Lib Conference in 2015. Prior to submitting a proposal we recommend
> > reviewing the conference hosting web page  and How To Plan a
> > on the wiki  to learn more about the kind of venue the community seeks
> > and the responsibilities involved with hosting the conference.
> > The deadline for proposals is midnight PST Wednesday March 12th, 2014.
> > decision will be made by a popular vote. Voting will begin on or around
> > Friday March 14th, 2014 and will continue until midnight PST March 26th,
> > 2014. The results of the vote will be announced Thursday morning at the
> > Code4Lib conference 2014 and emailed out to the listserv.
> > You can apply by making your pitch to the Code4Lib Conference Planning
> > list  and linking to your proposal on the 2015 Hosting Proposals wiki
> > page ; attention to the criteria listed on the conference hosting page
> > is appreciated. Good luck!
> > -----------------------------------------------------------
> > Have a look at past proposals for ideas.
> > 2014 Winner:
> > 2013 Winner:
> > http://tigger.uic.edu/~kayiwa/code4lib.html
> > 2012 Winner:
> > https://sites.google.com/site/code4lib2012seattle
> > Footnotes
> > 1. http://code4lib.org/conference/hosting
> > 2. http://wiki.code4lib.org/index.php/How_To_Plan_A_Code4LibCon
> > 3. [log in to unmask]
> > 4. http://wiki.code4lib.org/index.php/2015_Hosting_Proposals