The contents of the mysterious bounty box transformed the crowd into dōjō disciples
The format of the conference was pragmatic: The team around Nikolai, Norman, Tobias and Wolfram had prepared a bunch of talks and the crowd was asked for their preferences. Then the talks started in order of the voting results.
The talks were very good and the organizers even managed to have two of the dōjō top guys attend via video conference to tell a bit about the direction the project will take. Impressing.
Many thanks to the sponsors and organizers! (uxebu and Mayflower)