still no YAPC::Euope 2013 proposals

The deadline for submitting proposals to host YAPC::Europe 2013 was a few days ago (5th July, see the Call for Venue), but no group submitted one.

If nobody steps up, there might be no YAPC::Europe 2013!

(unless I can convince the responsible parties that in case there is no group hosting the next YAPC, the current group is forced to has the honor to do it again :-)

Copy'n'pasting from my last post on this issue:

It's really not much work, and all reports from previous organizers stating otherwise are grossly exaggerated!

Here's the whole Call for Venue, and here is a detailed document on what to do to bring YAPC::Europe 2013 to your wonderful hometown. And for even more organizers know-how, check out Perl Jam an upcoming book about "How to organise a conference ... and live to tell the tale." by barbie (also available on github)


I have sent a question about Kiev awhile ago, but got no answer. I was asking if it's worth sending an application at all.

Perhaps it's time to start the cycle of cities again from the start :-)

[Before anyone in London gets any ideas - THIS IS A JOKE!]

I think Kiev is a good venue.

No one has any visa issues getting to Ukraine, so it would open up YAPC::Europe to people from eastern Europe and Russia who wouldn't otherwise be able to go. They did a good job with YAPC::Russia...

Oh, and as everyone coming back from the football will tell you, the girls there are beautiful!

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user-pic Just in case you like to know, I'm currently full-time father of 2 kids, half-time Perl hacker, sort-of DJ, bicyclist, no longer dreadlocked and more than 34 years old but too lazy to update my profile once a year. I'm also head of, no longer maintainer of the CPANTS project, member of the TPF Grants Commitee and the YAPC Europe Foundation. I've got stuff on CPAN, held various talks and organise the Austrian Perl Workshops and YAPC::Europe 2007.