[Nanog-futures] Admission for Committee Members

Majdi S. Abbas msa at latt.net
Fri Sep 2 20:07:53 UTC 2011

On Fri, Sep 02, 2011 at 10:19:34AM -0500, Jorge Amodio wrote:
> As others said you are doing a "public service" to the rest of the
> community and if you give a nice and valuable talk you will get the
> recognition of the NANOG community and your colleagues, and we can put
> into consideration including a gold star sticker for your service.

	Field observations suggest that presenters are more likely to be
heckled than recognized for said service to the NANOG community. (c:

	As hard as it can be to find good talks for the program, giving
people incentive to take time out of their busy work schedules to prepare
a good talk does not seem unreasonable.

> It will be really unfair for those paying (even if their companies do
> it for them or don't care because they have a mountain of cash) if
> there is a special benefit for some so they don't pay.

	So far the speaker exemption doesn't seem to have been very
contentious unless I've missed something.


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