It's that time again! Welcome to another Yet Another Perl Conference, North America Call for Venue. Do you want to bring hundreds of Perl geeks to your city? If so, then please consider submitting your bid for YAPC::NA 2010. Similar to last year, the deadline for submissions is June 10 and the winning bid will be announced at "this year's conference in Pittsburgh":http://yapc10.org/.
How do you get started? Please review the "bidding details":http://yapc.org/yapcna.html at "yapc.org":http://yapc.org. While there, you'll also find links to the "venue requirements":http://tpf.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/yapc/Bidding.pm and the "review criteria":http://yapc.org/yapc-crit.txt. Previous bids and announcements can be found with the 'yapc' tag at "The Perl Foundation blog":http://news.perlfoundation.org/.
When making your proposal, in addition to venue information and possible dates, please make sure to include details on airport locations, local public transit (as well as transit to the venue from the airport!), local cultural attractions, and accommodation information. The more information you provide, within reason, the better. Also, please include contact information for the members of your team.
With a June 10 deadline, you don't have much time to get your bid completed and submitted to the Conferences Committee. Don't wait, get started now!
Hosting YAPC is a rewarding experience and provides a great opportunity to give back to the Perl community. Good luck and we look forward to receiving your bid!
Send any questions and completed bids to the TPF conferences group: tpf-conferences (at) perl (dot) org