Leader of Birmingham.pm [pm.org] and a CPAN author [cpan.org]. Co-organised YAPC::Europe in 2006 and the 2009 QA Hackathon, responsible for the YAPC Conference Surveys [yapc-surveys.org] and the QA Hackathon [qa-hackathon.org] websites. Also the current caretaker for the CPAN Testers websites and data stores.
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I'm expecting a large number of the regular attendees to Perl conferences to attend the event as a whole, but I wonder how many of those that are new to Perl or have never been to a Perl conference will be attending. I am hoping there will be a significant number. Judging from the feedback of other workshops, the attendees are often a very different crowd from those that attend conferences. However, seeing as it's London, don't expect there to be too much of a difference.
Now I just need to figure out where I'll be staying (a hotel close by), when I'll be getting there (looks like I'll be getting in to Paddington about 7.40pm) and where the designated pub will be. Assuming there *will be* a designated pub! Seeing as there isn't a wiki for attendees to note where to meet up, or suggestions for a "workshop hotel", it's going to be a bit awkward arrange some kind of co-ordination. Then again it is only one night