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Re: [F2F] Prefered location for F2F11

From: Jos de Bruijn <debruijn@inf.unibz.it>
Date: Fri, 01 Aug 2008 09:38:42 +0200
Message-ID: <4892BD82.4010002@inf.unibz.it>
To: Gary Hallmark <gary.hallmark@oracle.com>
CC: Chris Welty <cawelty@gmail.com>, Christian de Sainte Marie <csma@ilog.fr>, RIF WG <public-rif-wg@w3.org>
+1

Gary Hallmark wrote:
> 
> +1 for midtown
> 
> Chris Welty wrote:
>>
>>
>>
>> The addresses are:
>>
>> 33 Maiden Lane
>> New York, NY 10038
>>
>> and
>>
>> 590 Madison Avenue
>> New York, NY 10022
>>
>> The former is in the financial (wall street) district, the latter is 
>> on the northern side of midtown (57th St.) in Manhattan.  I am trying 
>> to find out if IBM has a special rate with any hotels.
>>
>> -Chris
>>
>>
>>
>> Christian de Sainte Marie wrote:
>>>
>>> All,
>>>
>>> There are three possible locations for F2F1, all in or close to 
>>> New-York city:
>>> - In Hawthorne, where we already had F2F7;
>>> - In New-York City, midtown Manhattan;
>>> - In New-York City, downtown Manhattan (that's around Wall Street).
>>>
>>> The group seemed to prefer NYC to Hawthorne, but we wanted to 
>>> reconfirm that preference before finalizing the location, the point 
>>> being that there might not be hotel rooms within walking distance in 
>>> NYC (*) and that room price are likely to be in the 300$ and above, 
>>> unless you stay in Brooklin.
>>>
>>> (*) Well, that depend what you call walking distance, of course, but 
>>> do not count too much on finding a room much closer than 3 to 5 blocks.
>>>
>>> Chris will post the exact adresses of the prospective location on the 
>>> F2F11 wiki [1] asap.
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>>
>>> Christian
>>>
>>> [1] http://www.w3.org/2005/rules/wiki/F2F11
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
> 

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