[SciPy-dev] [SciPy-user] [ANN] SciPy 2009 conference opened up for registration

Gael Varoquaux gael.varoquaux@normalesup....
Sun Jun 21 18:55:40 CDT 2009


On Sun, Jun 21, 2009 at 05:20:08PM -0600, Ondrej Certik wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 19, 2009 at 8:01 AM, Gael
> Varoquaux<gael.varoquaux@normalesup.org> wrote:
> > We are finally opening the registration for the SciPy 2009 conference. It
> > took us time, but the reason is that we made careful budget estimations
> > to bring the registration cost down.

> > We are very happy to announce that this year registration to the
> > conference will be only $150, sprints $100, and students get half price!
> > We made this effort because we hope it will open up the conference to
> > more people, especially students that often have to finance this trip
> > with little budget. As a consequence, however, catering at noon is not
> > included.

> One more question -- how can I actually register for the conference? I went to:

> http://conference.scipy.org/

> registered and sent the abstract (some time ago already). So today I
> logged in and clicked "registration":

> http://conference.scipy.org/to_register

> which says "To register to the conference, create an account on this
> site and log in. Go to your profile page, you can submit an abstract
> or register to the conference.", so I clicked on my profile page:

> http://conference.scipy.org/profile

> which shows my abstract, but it says "The conference is not yet open
> for registration.". So how can I pay the conference fees and register?

Well, well. Looks like I did things too quickly, or too jet-lagged. I
had forgotten to pull the setting on the server. That's why we where not
observing any registration. Thank you for signaling it, I wonder how many
people had tried and failed.

Gaël


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