On Fri, Jan 25, 2008 at 10:35:39AM -0700, Joshua A. Andler wrote:
> Hello board,
> In talking with Ted about this, it seems like it's worth bringing forth
> to the board.
> Due to some issues out of my control, I won't have available funds to
> attend SCALE this year. As sad as it was, I could live with not going.
> However, they've now offered us 4 hours of classroom time (2 sessions
> that are 2 hours each, one for basic usage, the other for advanced
> usage). We do typically have Ted, John Taber, Jon Cruz, and myself there
> to man the booth. But, out of all 4 of us, I am probably best qualified
> to teach the classes as I know inkscape extremely well from a user
> perspective and have used it fairly extensively for illustration,
> design, etc.
> So, I am requesting if the board would approve funding my attendance
> this year to teach the classes (as well as all of my regular duties
> there). I've estimated the cost to be $500 for the hotel+taxes & gas to
> get to LA & back.
> If this is something that other board members would agree to it would
> help make for a really great conference this year.
I vote +1 for this.