Re: [802SEC] The IEEE 802 Wednesday evening Social.
At 01:39 10/12/2004, Rigsbee, Everett O wrote:
I have gathered some hard data from our San Antonio registration database
that may help to clarify the issues that have been raised about the 802
Wednesday evening Social:
1. Of the 1,609 total registrants that actually attended the
San Antonio Plenary Session, we collected data that indicated that
1,530 would actually attend the Wednesday evening Social.
That's 95.1% who indicated that they wanted to attend the
Social. I'm hoping we will not let the 4.9% who choose not to
attend to overrule the 95.1% who do choose to attend.
2. I will add a couple of survey questions to the registration form
for the March Plenary that will help to determine the cost-weighted
preference of our attendees for the social event.
If anyone would care to work with me short term to develop some
meaningful, bias-free survey questions for the March registration cycle,
please let me know ASAP.
With better data, we can hopefully make even better
The "better data" needed here is not the number of people that
say they would like to go to the social (very unreliable, as many that
check the box are no-shows on the day), but the number of people that
actually show up (difficult to count).
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