Nederlandse PerlWorkshop 2015 - Survey Results

The following survey results are a simple presentation of the raw data. No attempt has been made to analyse the data and compare with previous years. See forthcoming PDFs for more in depth analysis.

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Demographics (required)

These questions will help us understand who our attendees are.

Attendees:

Attendees: pie chart

CountDescription
11Responded
45No Response
56Total
19Response Percentage

Age Band:

Age Band: pie chart

CountDescription
0under 20
020 - 29
230 - 39
540 - 49
450 - 59
060 and over

Gender:

Although this question is optional, with your help we would like to monitor changes in attendance over time.

Gender: pie chart

CountDescription
10Male
0Female
0It's Complicated

Job Type:

If your position covers many roles, please base this on your most senior responsibility. Also base this on the role you perform, rather than your job title. For example, a 'QA Developer' would be a 'Developer' role, and 'Information Manager' would a Manager role (Technical or Non-Technical depending upon your responsibilites)

Job Type: pie chart

CountDescription
1CEO/Company Director/Senior Manager
0Non-Technical Manager
0Technical Manager
3Technical Architect/Analyst
6Developer
0Engineer
0SysAdmin
0Student
0Lecturer/Teacher/Trainer
0Human Resources
0Researcher
0Unemployed
1Other

If 'Other' please enter your professional job role or title:

  • - no additional responses -

Industry:

If you or your company undertake work within mulitple industry sectors, please select the primary one you are currently working within.

Industry: pie chart

CountDescription
0Automotive
0Education
0Engineering
0Finance
0Government
5IT Services
4Internet/Web
0Legal
0Logistics
0Media/Entertainment
0Medical/Healthcare
0Property
0Research
0Retail
1Telecommunications
0Travel
0Unemployed
1Other

If 'Other' please enter your industry sector:

  • HR
  • Job Recruitment

Region:

Please note this is the region you were a resident in, prior to attending the conference.

Region: pie chart

CountDescription
10Netherlands
1Europe
0North America
0South America
0Asia
0Australaisa
0Africa

The Perl Community, YAPCs & Workshops

These questions are designed to help us understand our attendees level of involvement in the Perl community.

How do you rate your Perl knowledge?

CountDescription
1Beginner
3Intermediate
7Advanced

How long have you been programming in Perl?

CountDescription
0less than a year
01-2 years
13-5 years
15-10 years
9more than 10 years

How many previous Perl Workshops have you attended?

CountDescription
0Never attended one

The following matrix lists, for each workshop, how many times an attendee has attended a particular workshop, with the total number of appearances of each.

Attended Workshops1234567891011121314total
Dutch Perl Workshop211-1--1--11-271
Austrian Perl Workshop-1------------2
Belgian Perl Workshop11-1----------7
French Perl Workshop1-1-----------4
German Perl Workshop21-----1------12
Italian Perl Workshop1-------------1
Dutch Perl Workshop121--------1-134
Nordic Perl Workshop2--1----------6
Ukrainian Perl Workshop-1------------2
any other European Perl Workshops1---1---------6
any American Perl Workshop-1------------2
any Russian Perl Workshops---------1----10

Do you plan to attend a future YAPC/Workshop?

CountDescription
10Yes
1Maybe
0Don't Know
0No

Are you a member of a local Perl Mongers user group?

CountDescription
8Yes
3No

If not, do you plan to find one or start one?

CountDescription
0Yes
1Maybe
1Don't Know
1No

What other areas of the Perl Community do you contribute to?

CountDescription
6I'm a CPAN Author
1I'm a CPAN Tester
4I'm a Perl event organiser (e.g. YAPC, Perl Workshop, QA Hackathon, local technical meetings, etc.)
2I'm a board or committee member of a recognised Perl body (e.g. TPF, EPO, YEF, JPF, etc.)
1I'm a Perl project developer (e.g. Rakudo, Catalyst, Dancer, Padre, etc.)
3I have a technical blog (e.g. on blogs.perl.org or a personal blog)
6I use or contribute to PerlMonks, Stackoverflow or other discussion forums
6I use IRC (e.g. #perl, #yapc, #london.pm, etc.)
4I contribute to Perl mailing lists (e.g. P5P, Perl QA, etc)
2other ...
  • I am a perl5 comitter
  • I'm a sponsor

Dutch Perl Workshop 2015

Regarding Dutch Perl Workshop 2015 specifically, please answer the following as best you can.

When did you decide to come to this conference?

CountDescription
8I'm now a regular Dutch Perl Workshop attendee
1After Dutch Perl Workshop 2014
1After reading a blog post about the Dutch Perl Workshop
0I was nominated to attend by manager/colleague
0I was recommended to attend by friend/colleague
0After reading the Perl Weekly
0After seeing a link or advert on a Perl specific website
0After seeing a link or advert on a non-Perl website
0After seeing a link on Twitter, Facebook or other social media website.
0After reading an email sent to a mailing list I was on
0After seeing other promotions online/in the press
1other ...

If 'Other', when did you decide?

  • i am the organiser

Were you a speaker?

CountDescription
2No
2No, but I have spoken before at similar conferences
7Yes, and I have spoken before at similar conferences
0Yes, and it was my first time as a speaker

Note that "similar conferences" includes other Workshops and/or YAPCs, as well as Linux, Open Source or large technical events.

If you were a speaker, would you have been able to attend if you hadn't been speaking?

CountDescription
8Yes
0No

If you weren't a speaker, would you consider speaking at a future conference?

CountDescription
3Yes
0No
2Ask me later

What was your motivation for coming?

CountDescription
3the list of speakers
2the quality of the talks scheduled
5to be a speaker
10to meet with Perl/project co-contributors
10to socialise with Perl geeks
2to visit Utrecht
2other ...

If 'Other' please let us know your motivation for coming

  • co-organizer
  • I'm a co-organiser and a sponsor

What aspects of the conference do you feel gave value for money?

CountDescription
8the talks / speakers
5the conference venue
5Utrecht
5the hallway track
8the attendees
2other ...

If 'Other' what else do feel gave value for money?

  • the post-conference gathering
  • the socialising

Were there any speakers not present, who you would like to have seen at the conference?

CountDescription
3Yes
5No

If 'Yes', which speakers?

  • Damian, MST, brian d foy, Larry
  • Jonathan Worthington Tadeusz Sosnierz Larry Wall Damian Conway John van Krieken Carl Masak

What kinds of talks would you prefer at future Dutch Perl Workshops?

CountDescription
0More beginner level talks
0More intermediate level talks
2More advanced level talks
9It's about right
0No preference

Are there any topics you would specifically like to see featured?

  • a students course on OOP, a workshop on Dancer2, a workshop on DBIx::Class
  • Perl 6
  • Practical stuff. For example, the talk on the sharding of databases was very insightful. Booking has faced a lot of stuff that most of us HOPE to address in the future. Sharing that knowledge with others will help us avoid the mistakes they have already made :)

How do you rate the workshop?

How would you rate your overall satisfaction of the following areas of the workshop?

Choices 1 2 3 4 5
Newsletters/Updates 3 5 - 1 -
Web site 7 4 - - -
Registration process 3 6 2 - -
Directions/Maps 6 3 - - -
Content of the talks 6 3 1 - -
Schedule efficiency 8 3 - - -
Social events 9 1 - - -
Facilities 8 3 - - -
Staff 10 1 - - -
Overall experience 7 4 - - -
Value for money 8 2 - - -

Key:
1 = Very Satisfied
2 = Somewhat satisfied
3 = Somewhat un-satisfied
4 = Very un-satisfied
5 = N/A