Meet the team
From left to right
Maarten Kling: Attendee manager
Maarten was responsible for writing the bid and managing the co-writers. During the conference, he is in charge of registration, the budget, sponsoring, information-desk and welcoming everyone. Questions about where to stay, your fee or anything related to money and sponsoring, contact him.
Ralph Jacobs: Social Activity manager
Ralph is the man you need to contact for information about Arnhem, what to see and what to do. He makes sure you will visit the best bars, the best restaurants and the must see things when visiting the city. He is responsible for the beter half program and making sure they have a great time as well.
Sjoerd van Elferen: Venue & Sprint manager
Sjoerd will handle everything that happens at the venue. He is in contact with the people there and he is in charge of everything we need at the location: beamers, tables, chairs and things like coffee and lunch. Sjoerd also coordinates the lightning talks, sprints and stand ups.
Rob Gietema: Program manager
Rob is assigned to scheduling and programming. He will make a day to day program that contains all the talks, breaks and open spaces. At the venue, we have multiple halls and a great auditorium; Rob has the overview on what is happening where and when. Apart from that, Rob takes care of the keynote speaker and speakers at the conference.
Yadi Dragtsma: Marketing manager
Our marketing and PR guy. He is in contact with the press and handles social platforms like Twitter, news and other media. If all goes well, everybody in Arnhem is going to know that Plone is in town. During the conference, Yadi will do reports, stories and updates for the people back home.
Martijn Jacobs: Party manager
Martijn is not in the photo, but nevertheless he plays a vital part in the organisation. Martijn is developer, DJ and part of a successful electronic music act. He is the party manager and takes care of the conference party. The music, the equipment, the acts...Martijn is on top of things.
For information or questions regarding the conference: