Dearest Arisia program participants: You'll have gotten an e-mail last night letting you know that you have but 24 hours left to bid for panels. I want to highlight one line in particular: "Please note that we will not consider you for a program item if you do not rate it as well as include a few sentences as to why you would be a good fit for the panel."
As of last year, we track managers were specifically instructed to not put anyone on a panel for which they had not done this. I'm seeing a lot of blank spaces in our system, which can = a lot of disappointed people who don't get to be on panels. So please take some time today to tell us why you should be on that panel you really want!
- your friendly neighborhood Literature Track Manager