Sample areas of responsibilities:
- Preparing computers
- Recording talks
backups in this context would mean extra volunteers who could step up and take over if a cameraperson falls ill during the conference, or, in case we get enough backups, to work in shifts thusly lowering the workload of the entire team.
A "runner" is ideally a person who can find their way around the venue (if ITU indeed becomes our venue for 2011, then a former student would be the natural choice) and which can cover the distance between the "hardware command centre" and a (presentation) room in the least amount of time physically possible. I.e., it shouldn't be someone with a bad knee