[Air-L] Crowdsourcing my way to IR13.
N.Sappleton at mmu.ac.uk
Thu Aug 9 02:53:04 PDT 2012
Peter, I think this is a fantastic idea!
I for one am not offended. My university also doesn't pay for conferences causing many of us to miss out on these important events. I cannot donate, but good luck in your endeavours!
Manchester Metropolitan University
On 9 Aug 2012, at 10:44, "Peter Timusk" <ptimusk at sympatico.ca> wrote:
> I guess this may upset some folks apologies in advance if this is the case.
> There is a travel restriction at my job. Also my main work is not Internet
> I think I may still have time to submit an ignite talk on successful
> crowdsourceing of funds for school.
> Just laugh it off please if you find this offensive. If you find it
> unethical please let me know why.
> Short Summary
> Funding to attend Internet Research 13.
> I worked very hard as an undergraduate and eventually earned two degrees.
> One in mathematics that allows me the skills and knowledge to do my job in
> statistics. A second honours BA in legal studies was earned, where I focused
> on the Internet and law and developed my knowledge in Internet Research I
> did this by studying the members of the Association of Internet Researcher's
> books and ideas. I would like to meet these wonderful smart interesting
> people that I study face to face.
> So I am asking you to fund a trip to Manchester, UK from Ottawa Canada, and
> an inexpensive hotel, meals and conference registration.
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