[PLUG-TALK] Linux Conferences leaving Portland
michael at jamhome.us
Fri May 8 05:56:14 PDT 2009
On Thursday 07 May 2009 18:24:35 MJang wrote:
> Seems like Portland can't sustain interest in Linux conferences - or
> perhaps there are some other local elements that are driving them away.
> So what's the deal?
> First Ubuntu Live does a year in Portland, and then disappears.
> Earlier this year, we hear that OSCON is moving to San Jose.
> Now there's an announcement from the Linux Plumbers that they're looking
> for a new location for 2010.
OSCON moved to San Jose last (the year before?) year.
As I understand it the extra time and expense to fly into Portland is a major negative. At least for OSCON San Jose is very convenient for a large number of the attendees.
Michael Rasmussen, Portland Oregon
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