Archive for the ‘Send A Newbie’ Category

I have always relied on the generosity of Perlers

At this year’s London Perl Workshop we decided to trial a new element. The event, as I am sure you are aware and has been mentioned many times elsewhere, is a free t attend affair. We often provide a whole package of free things, workshops, tutorials, attendance, coffee, cakes, evening buffet and a tipple or three. As such we only require you to pay with your participation and perhaps provide a little enjoyment to the mix.

Oslo Perl Mongers Rock

So I tweeted this message during the journey home from Frankfurt (and the wonder that was this year’s YAPC::Europe::2012) yesterday, and I couldn’t have been more sincere. OSLO PERL MONGERS ROCK So what prompted this outburst? Send-A-Newbie Funds One of the messages I gave during my Lightning Talk on Announcements at YAPC Europe this year [...]

Send-a-Newbie: Meet the Awardees

As reported in a previous post the three awardees of this year’s Send-A-Newbie initiative are: Claudio Umer Manzur We have now managed to complete the process of acquiring visas for Umer and Manzur and all the newbies[1] have arranged their travel and accommodation. If you are in Frankfurt next week you might want to say [...]

Send-A-Newbie 2012

It is my enormous pleasure to announce the awardees for the 2012 Send-A-Newbie initiative. This year we have three applicants who were successful and they all come from across the Europe and beyond.[1] The attendees have all ensured that without the financial assistance of the EPO they would not be able to attend the event [...]

Send A Newbie

The Initiative The Send-a-Newbie initiative is being held once again, this year for YAPC::EU::2012 in Frankfurt and the applications are open. If you know of someone who would benefit from this initiative, and who qualifies, then please ensure they apply as soon as possible. We will be closing the period for applications on the 30th [...]

Send-A-Newbie 2012

It is my great pleasure to announce that the Send-A-Newbie initiative will once again be run by the Enlightened Perl Organisation for YAPC::EU::2012::Frankfurt. The SAN initiative is aimed at introducing people new to a Perl event to this principal European conference, to Perl conferences and to the community. Applications can be made by anyone* with [...]

Send-a-Newbie 2011

Once again I come to the community and its surrounding fellows, friends and supporters, to ask you to support by the contribution of funds, both great and small, to the annual Send-A-Newbie initiative organised by Mark Keating on behalf of the Enlightened Perl Organisation and the wider Perl Community. This initiative allows, as you can [...]

Send-A-Newbie YAPC::EU::2011

Conference Website ( Announcement on Conference Website ( Send-A-Newbie Homepage ( Send-A-Newbie Donations ( Send-A-Newbie Applications ( Once again the Enlightened Perl Organisation will be organising the Send-A-Newbie initiative aimed at sending people to YAPC::EU who haven’t attended an international Perl event before. If you are new to YAPC or the Perlverse and would like [...]