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From: Carsten Dominik <carsten.dominik@gmail.com>
To: "Thomas S. Dye" <tsd@tsdye.com>
Cc: Org Mode <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: Meetup/conference
Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2010 11:12:10 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <5FB108B0-89F7-4831-AD12-35EBE9C3B87F@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <BE50FB85-838E-4FA5-9BAB-3AF4DA1D396E@tsdye.com>

On Oct 28, 2010, at 2:08 AM, Thomas S. Dye wrote:

> Aloha all,
> This might be wildly impractical for most of you, but I'd be happy  
> to facilitate an Org-mode conference at Keauhou Beach Resort in  
> Kona, Hawaii.  I organized a conference there for 150 archaeologists  
> a few years ago and the facilities were perfect for a group that  
> size.  I don't remember right now the minimum number needed for the  
> group rate, but something around 50 sticks in my head.
> In addition to congenial meeting facilities, you will find:
> 1) Terrific sport fishing,
> 2) Magnificently restored traditional Hawaiian religious temples on  
> the hotel grounds,
> 3) An active volcano, with lava flowing into the sea, and
> 4) Tours of the observatories on Mauna Kea.

What a tempting proposal!  Imaging a picture of 50 people with
Org-mode T-Shirts in front of glowing Lava!  I love Hawaii.

I for one don't have the funds for traveling that far - but I do get  
to Hawaii very occasionally for observations.  Will let you know when  
that happens next time!


- Carsten

> If we tentatively plan for the northern hemisphere winter a year  
> from now that would be sufficient lead time to set up the  
> conference.  And as the days shorten and nights begin to freeze for  
> many of you, the thought of a week in January or February in 27  
> degree Celsius sunshine might prove appealing.
> Of course, Hawai`i Island lacks Belgian beer and for many of you it  
> is halfway around the world ...
> All the best,
> Tom
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- Carsten

  parent reply	other threads:[~2010-10-28  9:12 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2010-10-28  0:08 Meetup/conference Thomas S. Dye
2010-10-28  8:57 ` Meetup/conference Jeff Horn
2010-10-28  9:12 ` Carsten Dominik [this message]
2010-10-28 16:10   ` Meetup/conference Robert Goldman
2010-11-05 18:13     ` Meetup/conference Stephen Eglen
2010-10-28 16:33   ` Meetup/conference Thomas S. Dye

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