CasITConf’11: Call for volunteers – SASAG & LOPSA PNW Regional conference

Hey All,

We need your help planning and staffing a regional conference of System

Administrators.  The goal of this conference is to build a community of

system administrators which extends the network of expertise beyond the

workplace.  The emphasis will be on shared culture, experience and

teaching. Our goal is to build communities with formal and informal

levels of trust.  The conference will be co-sponsored by SASAG and LOPSA.

We would appreciate your help. Please volunteer for a committee and/or

make suggestions for new committees, changes to committees or tasks that

ought to be added.  Just reply indicating the committees/activities to

which you would like to contribute your time and effort.


Content Committee(s)

These committees will decide on the presentations for each panel and the

training schedule.


This committee will compile of list of available lodging near the

Conference venue.


This committee will organize: registration, checkin, mics, speakers,

back office, bookkeeping/accounting, networking/wifi/isp. We would like

to hand this off to AH if possible.

Marketing & Advertising Committee

This committee will make sure the call for presentations and

registration is sent out to the appropriate mailing lists, tech

communities, professional groups, organizations and others


This committee will arrange for the announcement of speakers and other

general announcements.  They will also arrange for timers.

Reception / Social Activities

This committee will arrange for food and greetings.

(Pubs, Sightseeing, Restaurants, Cruises, Tours, Bike Rentals)


This committee will try to get the conference quality sponsorship.


This committee will compile a list of transportation options near the

conference venue.


This committee will gather bids for venues that hold 100 people with

enough power and network. Location should be near public transportation

(light rail and bus) and lodging. Hoping AH will negotiate rental



Thanks for you help and suggestions,

–Anjanette & Lee

CasITConf ’11 Chairs