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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The next step is a little more tricky. I don't do PowerPoint or any other fancy presentation application. I like HTML. I have a simple script that uses Template Toolkit and some templates to produce my slides. The hard part is getting hold of the new MessageLabs branding layouts and images so that I can respectably present the talks with them. Seeing as MessageLabs are paying for the trip, I don't think it would be very good using my usual Birmingham.pm layouts. Unfortunately we have only just changed the branding and they are not producing a HTML friendly pack of images, etc. It's either PowerPoint or nothing. Alledgely PowerPoint can save to HTML, so a PowerPoint enabled user is going to see if they can grab the images for me.
Thankfully the branding images and layout are quite easy on the eye. I just wish they could think about those of us who don't do the corporate thang. PowerPoint is an application not a standard