Hey! You are in the board now! Good job! Have fun in Montreal! Je me souviens :)

On Wed, Sep 7, 2011 at 7:26 PM, Ryan Lortie <desrt desrt ca> wrote:
> Hello foundation members,
> Despite some heroic efforts by Colin and Karen, we were unable to
> acquire a venue in Cambridge for this year's Boston Summit.
> Fortunately, some kind folks from Collabora jumped in and offered to
> help organise the event in Montréal.  We've been furiously phoning
> around to hammer out the details over the past couple of days and I'm
> happy to announce that it's now official.
> The summit will occur, in Montréal, over the usual Canadian Thanksgiving
> (US Columbus Day) long weekend.  Book your tickets now.
> The dates are Saturday October 8 to Monday October 10.
> There was some talk about a Gtk hackfest being co-located with the
> summit, but this will not happen.
> The venue for the summit is the École Polytechnique de Montréal.  The
> venue is well served by the Metro (station "Université-de-Montréal‎" on
> the blue line).  The hotels are very inexpensive compared to Cambridge
> (many available for less than $100/night and almost nothing over $200).
> Montréal Trudeau Airport (YUL) is the natural choice for those arriving
> by plane.  Montréal is also about a 5 hour drive from the Boston area.
> As of 2009, a passport is required for those entering Canada by car.
> Montréal is a beautiful city with a lot of history.  Anyone who has some
> vacation time to burn would be well-advised to stay a few days extra.
> See more information on Wikitravel: http://wikitravel.org/en/Montreal
> A big thank you to Colin Walters and to Collabora for their efforts in
> Cambridge and Montréal, respectively.
> Look forward to seeing you all there!
> --
> Ryan Lortie
> (on behalf of the board of directors)
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