[opendtv] Re: How about a roast of Bert at NAB?

If you can get Burt there, I'd be happy to have him on the program at the 
annual Order of the Iron Test Pattern awards meeting. www.OITP.org - And 
yes, it is still alive.

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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "John Willkie" <JohnWillkie@xxxxxxxxxx>
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Sent: Friday, January 28, 2005 10:09 PM
Subject: [opendtv] How about a roast of Bert at NAB?


> Talking with several other (largely lurker) members of OpenDTV at lunch, I 
> had an idea -- take up a collection so that Bert could visit NAB this 
> year -- that was enhanced and extended (twas ever thus) by several of the 
> Snell folk.
> Why not take up a collection to sponsor Bert's attendance at NAB, and make 
> him the guest of honor at a "roast."
>
> Not only would Mr. Manfredi have an opportunity to see the show and talk 
> technology with others similarly situated, but many of us would have the 
> opportunity to meet Bert and each other, and we would likely draw an 
> OpenDTV crowd beyond the "usual suspects."
>
> My intention is "all good" with this, and I trust that the intentions of 
> my cohorts was the same.
>
> I realize the same could be directed to me, but I have appeared at several 
> industry events even in recent years.
>
> It would give people more interested in face to face an interaction to see 
> if and how well Bert can do it live.  All are liekly to learn something.
>
> John Willkie
>
> P.S.  My idea was the initial collection to get him to NAB.
>
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