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Re: [F2F] Prefered location for F2F11

From: Michael Kifer <kifer@cs.sunysb.edu>
Date: Thu, 31 Jul 2008 18:40:43 -0400
To: Chris Welty <cawelty@gmail.com>
Cc: Christian de Sainte Marie <csma@ilog.fr>, RIF WG <public-rif-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20080731184043.5497531b@kiferdesk>

The Madison Ave location is near Central Park and seems much nicer.

michael

On Thu, 31 Jul 2008 07:45:57 -0400
Chris Welty <cawelty@gmail.com> 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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