[HCS-D] HCS/Harvard hosting PyCon 2006?

Meagan Bridget Thompson thompson at fas.harvard.edu
Wed May 11 22:42:48 EDT 2005


Hey guys,

So are we having a meeting tomorrow? It'll probably be my last since on Monday
I'll be taking my math 55 final... =(  (btw, I know at least 3 of you took 55 2
years ago... do you happen to still have your notes?)

See you guys next year,
Meagan


Quoting Matthew Stuart Fasman <mfasman at fas.harvard.edu>:

> Looking at the room rental fees (see
> http://vpf-web.harvard.edu/ofs/travel/oth_ren.shtml), it seems that the
> only buildings we could use for the plenary are Sanders, Loeb Mainstage,
> and Sci Cent. B, with the latter being a little smaller than we would
> like. However, most of these are available for reservation already, so we
> should contact people soon (ie. tomorrow) if we want spaces. Would anyone
> like to sit down tomorrow evening, say at 8:30 in HCS office, to talk
> about the logistics?
>
> -Matthew S. Fasman
>
> On Wed, 11 May 2005, Gregory Price wrote:
>
> >   On Wed, May 11, 2005 at 09:33:53PM +0200, Ivan Krstic wrote:
> >     > As far as dates go, LinuxWorld Expo Boston takes place Apr3-6, so
> it's
> >     > worth thinking about whether having PyCon and LWE back-to-back would
> be
> >     > smart. LWE does bring in quite a bit of hackers from overseas, a good
> >     > number of which are surely Pythonistas.
> >     >
> >     > The only potentially show-stopping concern I have is scheduling
> around
> >     > classes. It might be necessary to begin the conference on a Saturday
> >     > morning, such that at least the first two days happen when class is
> not
> >     > in session.
> >
> > April 3-6 is Monday-Thursday;
> > in fact, the Monday-Thursday immediately following spring break.
> >
> > Now for all I know there's some huge event that happens every spring
> > break and takes all the rooms on campus, but spring break --
> > March 27 to April 1, to make it Monday through Saturday as they suggest --
> > is well worth looking into.
> >
> >                 Gregory
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