Posts Tagged ‘Send-a-Newbie’

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.

Join, Sponsor or Donate to the EPO

Once again I find myself acting like the archetypical London guttersnipe of the Victorian era, gleefully doffing a cap in my hand and wiping a cold tear from a dirty cheek and saying ‘please mister, or lady-miss spare a tanner to help me poor old dad who is sick of the dropsy’.

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 [...]

EPO Members Site

Prologue: Precepts Mark Keating is a Director, and Secretary, of the Enlightened Perl Organisation. The use of ‘we’ in this text might refer to either the organisational team responsible for the construction of the new Members and Donations site, or the organisation itself. It is never used as a Royal ‘We’. Introduction: A History For [...]

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 [...]

YE2011::Days Two and Three

(This is a personal reflection on the second and third day of the YAPC Europe 2011, it is not intended to be a guide to what was on or a significant critique of the event, it is just a personal journal). Day Two Day Two of YAPC was started by Alexei who quickly welcomed us [...]

YE2011::Day One

There are going to be blogs about YAPCEU, already Leon has done a report on his Day One that is far nicer than what I would have written, I just wanted to do an interim report on what I have seen, been doing. I arrived early on Day One and was greeted by the usual [...]