What Tara said, Certainly one of the benefits of moving this conference
around geographically must surely be the opportunity to pull on local
talent. Thanks for pointing that out!
On Thu, Sep 18, 2014 at 1:48 PM, Tara Robertson <[log in to unmask]>
> The current list of proposed invited speakers has some great ideas on it:
> I'm sure there's some kickass speakers in Portland who might be willing to
> speak. After all OSCON is in Portland, Portland hosted Typecon 2013, World
> Domination Summit (ugh), and home to so many people doing traditional
> things in new ways, disrupting existing business models, creative thinkers
> and fine purveyors of bespoke just about everything. Looking for local
> talent means saving on travel and accommodation costs too, or means being
> able to pay a higher speaker fee.
> I wonder if there are locals who have ideas of people they think we would
> benefit from learning from.