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From: "Thomas S. Dye" <tsd@tsdye.com>
To: Carsten Dominik <carsten.dominik@gmail.com>
Cc: Org Mode <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: Meetup/conference
Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2010 06:33:48 -1000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <98E270CB-9BBB-4EEF-87FA-287B70445A8A@tsdye.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <5FB108B0-89F7-4831-AD12-35EBE9C3B87F@gmail.com>

On Oct 27, 2010, at 11:12 PM, Carsten Dominik wrote:

> 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!
> Cheers
> - 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

Well, an org-mode conference without you wouldn't work at all.   
Consider my offer an open offer if you should change your mind.   
Perhaps you could cut and paste this in one of your agenda files? :)

**** TODO Consider Org-mode conference in Hawaii
      SCHEDULED: <2011-01-03 Mon>

All the best,

      parent reply	other threads:[~2010-10-28 16:34 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 ` Meetup/conference Carsten Dominik
2010-10-28 16:10   ` Meetup/conference Robert Goldman
2010-11-05 18:13     ` Meetup/conference Stephen Eglen
2010-10-28 16:33   ` Thomas S. Dye [this message]

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