From: "Samuel Banya" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Charles Berry" <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: [ANN] EmacsConf 2021 Call for Proposals
Date: Sun, 15 Aug 2021 13:56:41 -0400 [thread overview]
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I always look forward to the videos that are done for the Emacs conferences each year.
I was wondering, is anyone doing a presentation on using Org Mode for day-to-day work and personal work?
I often use Emacs for my daily work as a technical support engineer, and write notes with source code blocks of different commands I've ran in the background since I often have to ssh into client based CentOS machines to troubleshoot some issues regarding the application I help support.
I'm just an Emacs hobbyist at heart, but have a pretty tweaked out config as well.
The main thing I wanted to highlight is how to utilize a todo list for work, and life based tasks, as well as org capture templates.
The only other thing is that I could maybe make a work-based todo list but would have to create some fake ticket data due to it being work related, etc.
Please let me know if that would be relevant as a video topic.
On Thu, Aug 5, 2021, at 11:45 AM, Amin Bandali wrote:
> EmacsConf 2021
> Online Conference
> November 27 and 28, 2021
> Table of Contents
> 1. Important dates
> 2. Talk formats
> 3. Office hours
> 4. Submitting your proposal
> 5. Getting involved
> 6. Commitment to freedom
> [EmacsConf 2021] will be a virtual conference on *November 27 and 28,
> 2021 (Sat-Sun)*. If you'd like to present at the conference, please
> [submit your proposal] by *September 30, 2021*.
> EmacsConf 2021 is about the joy of [Emacs] and Emacs Lisp. Come share
> your experiments and adventures with the Emacs text editor / operating
> system / way of life! We welcome speakers of *all backgrounds* and
> *all levels of experience*, including newcomers giving their first
> talk. What have you found exciting about Emacs lately? What do you
> wish someone had told you when you were starting out? What part of
> your workflow might inspire someone to get into Emacs or go deeper?
> A great way to get started with writing a proposal is to start by
> exploring the programs from previous years: , , ,
> . You might also find some neat ideas on the [ideas] page.
> Feel free to add yours there too! If you're still not sure, come by
> our IRC channel `#emacsconf' on `irc.libera.chat' and say hi. You can
> join the chat using [your favourite IRC client], or by visiting
> [chat.emacsconf.org] in your web browser.
> All kinds of people use Emacs for all kinds of things. We'd love it
> if EmacsConf 2021 could highlight interesting perspectives and reflect
> the diversity of our community. If you know someone who might have a
> good idea for a talk, please reach out to them and encourage them to
> submit a proposal. Many people (especially from underrepresented
> groups such as women, people of colour, non-developers, etc.) might
> not consider themselves expert enough to share their thoughts. If you
> let them know that you value their knowledge and maybe even suggest
> something that you think others would like to hear more about, they
> may realize that they have something worth sharing and that we would
> love to hear from them.
> [EmacsConf 2021] <https://emacsconf.org/2021/>
> [submit your proposal] <https://emacsconf.org/2021/cfp/>
> [Emacs] <https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/>
>  <https://emacsconf.org/2020/schedule/>
>  <https://emacsconf.org/2019/schedule/>
>  <https://emacsconf.org/2015/schedule/>
>  <https://emacsconf.org/2013/#program>
> [ideas] <https://emacsconf.org/2021/ideas/>
> [your favourite IRC client] <ircs://irc.libera.chat:6697/emacsconf>
> [chat.emacsconf.org] <https://chat.emacsconf.org>
> 1 Important dates
> For EmacsConf 2021, we are planning for 9am to 5pm Toronto/EST
> (2pm-10pm UTC) on November 27 and 28. Depending on people's
> availability, it might be two half-days.
> CFP opens August 5, 2021
> CFP closes September 30, 2021
> Speaker notifications October 15, 2021
> Schedule published October 31, 2021
> EmacsConf 2021! November 27 and 28, 2021
> If you are not available during the conference itself but you have a
> neat idea that you'd like to share, please propose it anyway! You
> can always handle questions after the conference, and we might even
> be able to coordinate with other Emacs meetups for regional events
> (if you're an Emacs meetup organizer and would like to make this
> happen let's [get in touch]!).
> Please note that although we will try our best to stick to the above
> dates in the coming months, given the current state of the world, we
> may have to move things around a bit in case of unforeseen events.
> Thank you for your patience and understanding.
> [get in touch] <https://emacsconf.org/contact/>
> 2 Talk formats
> We'd like EmacsConf 2021 to inspire lots of different people to
> explore lots of different things in Emacs. We hope to put together
> a stream of quick ideas followed by lots of conversation over IRC
> and/or Q&A sessions, with occasional deep dives into topics that
> many people might find interesting or useful.
> As you think about your talk, consider what you can share in:
> - *Up to 10 minutes total:* What is the core idea? What do you want
> people to do or remember? You can show just enough to get people
> interested and then point them to where they can learn more
> afterwards. You can answer questions over IRC, the pad, or the
> wiki, and there's no limit to how long that conversation can go.
> - *Up to 20 minutes total:* How would you flesh out some of the
> points from your 5-10 minute presentation? How can you show the
> pieces working together?
> - *Up to 40 minutes total:* What would benefit from a deep dive?
> How do you keep it engaging?
> When writing your proposal, please write an outline of what you plan
> to talk about if you have 5-10 minutes. If you'd like to propose a
> longer talk, outline what you might include if you had more time to
> present (up to 40 minutes, including Q&A).
> Here's an example for a potentially 40-minute talk:
> - 5-10 minutes: quick demo of the abc package working together with
> xyz package.
> - 20 minutes: same as above, with some customization options to
> accommodate a different workflow.
> - 40 minutes: all of the above, including modifying the behaviour of
> the package in order to add something new.
> This flexibility would help us in devising the conference schedule
> so that as many people as possible could get a chance to present
> their ideas, while still allowing for featuring longer deep dive
> Other session formats such as tutorials, workshops, and hangouts are
> welcome as well, in case you would find those other formats
> preferable to a traditional talk format. If you're interested in
> these or other session types, please let us know [publicly] or
> [privately]. We'll be happy to work something out with you.
> [publicly] <https://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/emacsconf-org>
> 3 Office hours
> We're aware that it can be intimidating to submit a proposal to a
> conference, so we thought we'd try to help! This year, we're
> opening up the doors of our virtual offices for you to come talk to
> us about your proposals with hopes of helping you with any hurdles
> you may be facing with preparing your proposal.
> We'd like to publish a schedule of availabilities of volunteers for
> holding office hours. Currently these volunteers consist of some of
> the EmacsConf organizers, but we'd love to have the help of other
> members of the Emacs community as well. If you are a more
> experienced Emacs user and would like to help with this, please [get
> in touch]!
> Our first office hour this year is planned for Saturday, August 14,
> from 3pm to 4pm UTC with zaeph (Leo Vivier) at the following
> BigBlueButton room: <https://bbb.emacsverse.org/b/ban-qye-fd1-5kw>.
> [get in touch] <https://emacsconf.org/contact/>
> 4 Submitting your proposal
> Once you're ready to submit your proposal, the [submit] page has the
> instructions on how to submit your talk.
> We use an anonymized submission process to reduce bias and encourage
> contribution. Identifying information will be removed from
> submissions by a conference organizer who will not participate in
> talk selection. The anonymized submissions will then be reviewed by
> a selection committee.
> If your talk is approved, we'd love it if you could help us make
> sure the conference runs smoothly. After we email you with the time
> allotted for your talk, we'll ask you to
> - prepare a prerecording of your talk, or record it with our help if
> that'd be easier for you; and
> - schedule a short tech-check if you'd like to be able to answer
> questions in a live session.
> Don't forget to subscribe to our main mailing list,
> [emacsconf-discuss], for discussion and announcements about the
> EmacsConf conference.
> We look forward to your ideas and submissions!
> [submit] <https://emacsconf.org/2021/submit/>
> 5 Getting involved
> If you would like to help with the conference (planning the
> sessions, reviewing proposals, helping with infrastructure, making
> sessions more accessible, editing video transcripts, etc.), see our
> [planning] page and come say hi to us at `#emacsconf' on
> In addition to the [emacsconf-discuss] list, feel free to subscribe
> to [emacsconf-org] as well, for discussions related to organizing
> the conference by the EmacsConf organizers and volunteers.
> We'd really appreciate your help in making EmacsConf 2021 the best
> one so far!
> [planning] <https://emacsconf.org/2021/planning/>
> [emacsconf-org] <https://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/emacsconf-org>
> 6 Commitment to freedom
> We remain fully committed to freedom, and we will continue using our
> infrastructure and streaming setup consisting entirely of [free
> software], much like previous EmacsConf conferences. An article
> describing our infrastructure and tools is underway, and will be
> announced on the emacsconf-discuss list when published.
> [free software] <https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/free-sw.html>
> * emacsconf-2021-cfp.org
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Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top
2021-08-05 15:45 [ANN] EmacsConf 2021 Call for Proposals Amin Bandali
2021-08-07 21:00 ` quiliro
2021-08-07 22:39 ` Philip Kaludercic
2021-08-09 18:11 ` quiliro
2021-08-15 15:19 ` Amin Bandali
2021-08-15 17:56 ` Samuel Banya
2021-10-03 15:26 ` Amin Bandali
2021-08-15 17:56 ` Samuel Banya [this message]
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