Re: Barcelona report

On Fri, 2005-07-29 at 14:27 +0200, Christian Fredrik Kalager Schaller
> On Fri, 2005-07-29 at 09:04 +0200, Murray Cumming wrote:
> > On Thu, 2005-07-28 at 14:24 -0400, Tim Ney wrote:
> > > On Thu, 2005-07-28 at 11:26 +1200, Glynn Foster wrote:
> > > > > So this doesn't look like the cheap conference that I originally thought
> > > > > it might be. What's changed? What are the costs involved?
> > > 
> > > On Thu, 2005-07-28 at 09:58 +0200, Christian Fredrik Kalager Schaller wrote:
> > > > I wasn't there the second day when I guess this was discussed, cause on the first 
> > > > day when I where there I got the clear impression that the basement
> > > > rooms where available at no extra cost, so maybe additional rooms in
> > > > this sense are rooms in other near by buildings. Guess Tim can clarify.
> > > 
> > > The rooms in basement are not booked by IGC, so GUADEC will have to pay
> > > extra if we use them for hacking space or anything else. Those rooms
> > > also do not have any equipment (video beamer, audio) in them.

Do they have networking? In fact, does the whole building have any
internet connection?

>   Depending
> > > on what the planning committee decides, the space already booked by IGC
> > > may be enough for GUADEC's needs, particularly on the weekend days. 
> > 
> > Let's try to avoid the massive costs that that could incur. Is there any
> > reason to believe that we need these extra rooms?
> If we don't use those rooms we will be having GUADEC right in the middle
> of 2500 non-guadec people.

How much in the "middle" would we be? Surely if several rooms are
devoted to us then we have a fairly well-defined space of our own?

There are room maps in the proposal. Maybe someone could mark which ones
are for us?

>  Of course if we start on Saturday we would
> have more days for ourselves without those people so it might not be an
> issue.

Yes, the IGC starts on Monday. (though the IGC website still lists it as
being in June:

I do not want a repeat of the unexpected and/or unexpectedly high costs
that we had in Stuttgart, so let's keep this simple and stick to the
free rooms that have existing equipment.

Murray Cumming
murrayc murrayc com

[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]