[NTG-context] ConTeXt meeting 2022 – please register!

Henning Hraban Ramm texml at fiee.net
Wed Aug 3 10:50:33 CEST 2022


Am 31.07.22 um 16:02 schrieb Henning Hraban Ramm via ntg-context:
> Hi folks & friends,
> 
> I’d like to remind you to register for the current ConTeXt meeting 
> (September 12–18 in Germany), we must close registration in about two 
> weeks, and my list is still rather short.
> 
> https://meeting.contextgarden.net/2022/
> 
> If you registered early and got only an error message from the form, 
> please register again.
> And please don’t think you could avoid a registration because everyone 
> knows you’ll come (except Hans).
> 
> Otherwise it’s normal that you got no response from me (sorry!).
> 
> We have no Covid restrictions in Germany any more, even if the 
> incidences are high, except that you must wear a mask in trains and are 
> asked to in some other places. I’d ask you to test yourself before 
> traveling.
> 
> It would be nice if you would register also for online attendance, just 
> for my information. Since the regular online meetup would be during the 
> conference, we will drop that.
> 
> Looking forward to seeing you soon,
> Hraban

Hi again,

Taco convinced me not to cancel the meeting due to a lack of 
participants, but I’d like to know why you (esp. if you attended 
previous meetings) decided not to come:
* personal reasons (family etc.)
* health (Covid, pox...)
* financial (too expensive?)
* ecological (avoid traveling)
* time (bad date?)
* place (too far? not comfortable enough?)

This might also affect upcoming meetings (2023 in Sibřina in September 
again, 2024 maybe earlier in Italy).

One person told me they wouldn’t attend conferences without mandatory 
face masks. (While it makes sense to wear a mask, I don’t think it does 
if you spend a week with the same people.)

Hraban


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