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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report Call for Speakers

posted by rjbs on 2005.10.19 8:11   Printer-friendly
Matt Heusser writes "Grand-Rapids Perl Mongers is looking for guest speakers! is seeking speakers for the 2006 season. Meetings are typically held the last Friday of the month, every month, at the offices of a corporate sponsor, during the lunch hour. We seek professionals, educators, and hobbyists who have something interesting to share."
General topics are along the following general lines:

- Practical Perl Tips & Techniques
- Powerful modules that no one has heard of
- Advanced Concepts: Threading, OO, GUI, Web Spiders/Web automation, etc.
- Open Source and Related Tools (PHP, Python, Ruby, Linux, Apache, MySQL, etc)
- Perl 6 and other new developments
- "Look at this neat thing I did in Perl / here's how I did it"
- Other topics of interest to Software Developers who think for themselves

In the following formats:
- Lightning Talks of five minutes in length.
- Short Talks; ten to twenty minutes
- Long Talks; thirty-five minutes to one hour

Lunch will be provided for speakers; a travel allowance is available for out-of-town speakers.

For more information please contact Matt Heusser, the Program Chair at To submit a talk, email Matt Heusser with your presentation title, a short (20-to-100 word) abstract, and a preferred month to give the talk. If you think it will help, feel free to also send a list of your qualifications, short outline, or any comments.


Matthew Heusser,
Program Chair,
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