From the SpeakEasy Organizers

CAST 2015 shows what can be done if you give the smallest bit of support to potential speakers. We realise that to now, we’ve been focused on using social media to spread the word. There’s limitations to that, because many of the very people we want to...

On CAST 2015 Speaker Selection

On CAST 2015 Selection By Matthew Heusser – [email protected] or @mheusser on twitter I’ve heard it said that for any five years you are involved in AST, someone should apologize for two. Perhaps three. More recently, a respected member of the community said she...

CAST 2015: 'Did You Know?'

Proposals submitted – 103 People submitted proposals – 83 (either a solo or co-presenter) Men who submitted proposals – 62 Women who submitted proposals – 21 Speakers who were selected to speak – 29* Men who were selected to speak...

CAST 2015: webCAST (livestream) Fun Facts

A record number of viewers watched the live stream this year. We also hit a record number of views from countries around the world. Views for the live stream:  3,114 Estimated minutes watched:  103,274 Youtube Likes: 22 Number of Countries where the live stream was...