You can find more information on the speaker's site:
- Abstract: http://2007.perlrussia.ru/en/story/
- Talk: http://talks.shitov.ru/ppt/lpw2007/how_i_made_rpw2007.pdf
RPW is a not a simple event: it is the first Perl workshop in Russia, it is free for attendees and it have gathered more people than came with the registration.
And there was funny registration process with use of barcodes.