After attending YAPC::NA at asheville I got an email for the YAPC feedback survey. I filled it yesterday and later thought of something that could be tried but am not sure if it's a good idea so here is a brain dump :-).
The idea is to combine social as well as technology aspect together to make it fun for the participants as well as being a learning experience since you actually get to try out something .
Lets say there are 200 attendees.
Reserve a 50 minute (or less) slot for this in the main hall
- Specify a task (or many tasks like an exercise in Modern Perl,…