Per role

(Partial list)

Role

Description

Lead(s)

Helpers

Chief organiser

The chief organiser is in charge of everything. This role entails being first point of contact for all and sundry, and representing the conference to the outside world. This is a very communicative and intermittently extremely time-consuming role. This can of course also be taken on by a team which works together extremely closely.

Tzafrir

Artwork

Finalises artwork, co-ordinates with community or paid-for artists.

Jefferson

Bursaries

Decide who gets sponsored for the conference

highvoltage, bremner, tumbleweed

Content

Defines the content of the conference: keynotes, talks, schedule, etc.

Day Trip

Organizes the day trip, and serves as point of contact on the day.

Diversity and Welcoming newcomers

Contact point for diversity inclusion and welcoming newcomers

Rhonda

Facilities liaison (HaifaU)

Remains in constant contact with the venue's management, and relays queries, desires and alterations between the team and the venue staff.

George

Fundraising

Determines the sponsorship levels and takes charge of the acquisition of ALL THE MONEYZ!

kaplan(?)

Publicity

Spreads the word about DebConf using the Debian Publicity channels, and DebConf specific channels. Supplies the local press with news items frequently and regularly, and serves as their contact person on the phone and in person.

Registration and Front Desk

Before the conference, general point of contact, during the conference, the person who solves people's problems, or refers them to someone who can.

Nattie, Taowa

George, Karina, kaplan(?)

Room assignments

Plans the distribution of participants among rooms, and rooms among participants, and serves as the participants' point of contact for these matters.

nattie, Taowa

Treasurer

Drafts the budget in cooperation with the team, ensures it is adhered to or adjusted, maintains all accounts and is in charge of all monetary transactions.

Video

The team who does the live streaming of the conference.

VideoTeam

Visa

Helps attendees on visa issues and invitation letters. Background check if attendee is a visa-seeker or a real attendee. Note: Invitation letters are handled this year by hosting university, so this job is also coordination between registration and venue.

shachar(?)

Website

Designs, implements, and maintains the website, including all content which doesn't fall within the remit of other specific team members.

avi(?)

Per person

Person

Lead

Help

TzafrirCohen


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