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Conference organizing and speakers

Posted by Marty Haught on Jun 07, 2011Comments

Recently there was a bit of talk about conferences requiring speakers to pay for their ticket just like a regular attendee. There was a related post by Jesse of PyCon on their policy here. As a conference organizer I have my own take on this topic. In short, I disagree with the notion that speakers should pay anything. Let me explain more about that though as it’s rooted deeply in my personal philosophy.

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