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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Well I didn't realise there was such as strong connection between the two main YAPCs this year. Apparently Chicago and Birmingham are sister cities. There's even a big sign that has gone up by the Cathedral in Brum to advertise the fact.
So I wonder who are the twinned cities to be hosting the events next year?