Re: [CODE4LIB] code4lib 2013 location

2013-02-05 Thread Francis Kayiwa
On Tue, Feb 05, 2013 at 11:42:50AM -0500, Erin White wrote: Tagging on to this thread, a logistical question for the conference planning group: What's the layout of the audience space at UIC Forum - tables and chairs, theater seating, etc. - and what'll the power situation be? Trying to

Re: [CODE4LIB] code4lib 2013 location

2013-02-05 Thread Bill Dueber
On Tue, Feb 5, 2013 at 12:01 PM, Francis Kayiwa kay...@uic.edu wrote: Power will be better than the Superbowl post half-time but we expect you to share. :-) Does this mean We'll loaded for bear or Bring your own plug-strips? Also, a reminder to people -- put your name on your computer *and

Re: [CODE4LIB] code4lib 2013 location

2013-02-05 Thread Margaret Heller
The setup will be tables with two chairs apiece facing the podium/screen, so you will have to share a power strip with a few others, but they will be there. Margaret Heller Digital Services Librarian Loyola University Chicago 773.508.2686 Bill Dueber b...@dueber.com 2/5/2013 12:20 PM On

Re: [CODE4LIB] code4lib 2013 location

2013-01-29 Thread Cynthia Ng
Thanks for pointing it out. So, there is no shuttle? I don't mind either way if someone hadn't said that there would be one and now the wiki is saying there won't be one. It's just a bit confusing and doesn't help with planning... On Mon, Jan 28, 2013 at 11:12 AM, Tracy Seneca

Re: [CODE4LIB] code4lib 2013 location

2013-01-29 Thread Francis Kayiwa
On Tue, Jan 29, 2013 at 03:27:07PM -0500, Cynthia Ng wrote: Thanks for pointing it out. So, there is no shuttle? I don't mind either way if someone hadn't said that there would be one and now the wiki is saying there won't be one. It's just a bit confusing and doesn't help with planning...

Re: [CODE4LIB] code4lib 2013 location

2013-01-29 Thread Margaret Heller
Hi all, To add to what Francis said, we will send out final travel and logistics information in an email to all registered conference attendees after registration closes January 31. The local conference planning committee will also ensure the wiki and the website is completely up to date and

Re: [CODE4LIB] code4lib 2013 location

2013-01-28 Thread Tracy Seneca
Hello all, I'm responding to this older thread to point you to a travel logistics page on the Code4Lib wiki for the conference: http://wiki.code4lib.org/index.php/2013_travel We'll add further info to this page as needed. I hope this helps with conference navigation! Best, Tracy Seneca On

Re: [CODE4LIB] code4lib 2013 location

2013-01-28 Thread Dhanushka Samarakoon
There seems to be 12 android apps for chicago transit. http://www.transitchicago.com/apps/#android Can a local please recommend an app that works the best out of all 12? On Mon, Jan 28, 2013 at 10:12 AM, Tracy Seneca tracy.sen...@gmail.comwrote: Hello all, I'm responding to this older thread

Re: [CODE4LIB] code4lib 2013 location

2013-01-28 Thread Jason Ronallo
Tracy, I just wanted to confirm that the RailsBridge preconf was going to be at the UIC Daley Library. I would like to update the preconference signup page with the correct information and include that information in the series of emails I've been sending to workshop participants. Thank you,

Re: [CODE4LIB] code4lib 2013 location

2013-01-28 Thread Francis Kayiwa
On Mon, Jan 28, 2013 at 12:25:34PM -0500, Jason Ronallo wrote: Tracy, I just wanted to confirm that the RailsBridge preconf was going to be at the UIC Daley Library. It was initially but is now at UIC Forum (too many people love RailsBridge to accomodate you) http://lanyrd.com/2013/c4l13/

Re: [CODE4LIB] code4lib 2013 location

2013-01-28 Thread Linda Ballinger
Thanks to all for the location updates. It is known yet where the registration desk will be on Monday? I signed up as a volunteer to help set up there, so I should probably know where to show up dark and early ;) Linda Ballinger

Re: [CODE4LIB] code4lib 2013 location

2013-01-14 Thread Fleming, Declan
There WILL be a shuttle to WHITE CASTLE, RIGHT FRANCIS?!? D -Original Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] On Behalf Of Cary Gordon Sent: Saturday, January 12, 2013 1:52 PM To: CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] code4lib 2013 location

Re: [CODE4LIB] code4lib 2013 location

2013-01-14 Thread Andreas Orphanides
] On Behalf Of Cary Gordon Sent: Saturday, January 12, 2013 1:52 PM To: CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] code4lib 2013 location It is 5.2 miles from the hotel to the venue if you stop at White Castle on your way. http://goo.gl/maps/GUApw On Sat, Jan 12, 2013 at 11:21 AM, Jay

Re: [CODE4LIB] code4lib 2013 location

2013-01-14 Thread Chris Cormack
On 15 January 2013 08:30, Fleming, Declan dflem...@ucsd.edu wrote: There WILL be a shuttle to WHITE CASTLE, RIGHT FRANCIS?!? Just ride a cheetah! Chris

Re: [CODE4LIB] code4lib 2013 location

2013-01-14 Thread Ian Walls
] code4lib 2013 location There WILL be a shuttle to WHITE CASTLE, RIGHT FRANCIS?!? D -Original Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] On Behalf Of Cary Gordon Sent: Saturday, January 12, 2013 1:52 PM To: CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB

Re: [CODE4LIB] code4lib 2013 location

2013-01-14 Thread Fleming, Declan
3 -Original Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] On Behalf Of Ian Walls Sent: Monday, January 14, 2013 12:03 PM To: CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] code4lib 2013 location From the UIC Forum, bus route 12: http://goo.gl/maps/zyPx5, about

Re: [CODE4LIB] code4lib 2013 location

2013-01-12 Thread Esmé Cowles
On 01/11/2013, at 7:54 PM, Francis Kayiwa kay...@uic.edu wrote: The hotel is a mile or thereabouts from UIC Forum. Here is the problem with us natives planning. It never crossed our minds that walking a mile while on the *upper limit* of our shuttling to and from work is not the norm for

Re: [CODE4LIB] code4lib 2013 location

2013-01-12 Thread Cary Gordon
On Sat, Jan 12, 2013 at 6:39 AM, Esmé Cowles escow...@ucsd.edu wrote: Which reminds me, I really hope some warmer locales are prepping c4l14 proposals as we speak. You are in Florida, right? -- Cary Gordon The Cherry Hill Company http://chillco.com

Re: [CODE4LIB] code4lib 2013 location

2013-01-12 Thread Jay Luker
On Sat, Jan 12, 2013 at 9:39 AM, Esmé Cowles escow...@ucsd.edu wrote: I am personally looking forward to the walk. Though I live in Florida, I've lived in colder places and have appropriate coats, etc. And I don't have any mobility issues, and routinely walk a few miles just for fun. But

Re: [CODE4LIB] code4lib 2013 location

2013-01-12 Thread Cary Gordon
It is 5.2 miles from the hotel to the venue if you stop at White Castle on your way. http://goo.gl/maps/GUApw On Sat, Jan 12, 2013 at 11:21 AM, Jay Luker lb...@reallywow.com wrote: On Sat, Jan 12, 2013 at 9:39 AM, Esmé Cowles escow...@ucsd.edu wrote: I am personally looking forward to the

[CODE4LIB] code4lib 2013 location

2013-01-11 Thread Erik Hetzner
Hi all, Apparently code4lib 2013 is going to be held at the UIC Forum http://www.uic.edu/depts/uicforum/ I assumed it would be at the conference hotel. This is just a note so that others do not make the same assumption, since nowhere in the information about the conference is the location

Re: [CODE4LIB] code4lib 2013 location

2013-01-11 Thread Francis Kayiwa
On Fri, Jan 11, 2013 at 10:41:54AM -0800, Erik Hetzner wrote: Hi all, Apparently code4lib 2013 is going to be held at the UIC Forum http://www.uic.edu/depts/uicforum/ I assumed it would be at the conference hotel. This is just a note so that others do not make the same assumption,

Re: [CODE4LIB] code4lib 2013 location

2013-01-11 Thread Patrick Berry
I'll take this opportunity to remind folks that if you spot anything amiss, please let me know (or sign up and fix it!) and I will clean it up. Thanks! On Fri, Jan 11, 2013 at 11:51 AM, Francis Kayiwa kay...@uic.edu wrote: On Fri, Jan 11, 2013 at 10:41:54AM -0800, Erik Hetzner wrote: Hi

Re: [CODE4LIB] code4lib 2013 location

2013-01-11 Thread Cynthia Ng
I'm sorry, but that doesn't actually clear up anything for me. The location on the layrd page just says Chicago. So, is the conference still happening at UIC? Since the conference hotel isn't super close, does that mean there will be transportation provided? While we're on the subject, are the

Re: [CODE4LIB] code4lib 2013 location

2013-01-11 Thread Patrick Berry
So, the location field on Lanyrd is not super specific. It likes big things, like cities. On the reg page for code4lib the UIC Forum is listed as the location though. http://www.regonline.com/builder/site/Default.aspx?EventID=1167723 I'll see if I can put that somewhere in the event on Lanyrd.

Re: [CODE4LIB] code4lib 2013 location

2013-01-11 Thread Francis Kayiwa
On Fri, Jan 11, 2013 at 06:41:26PM -0500, Cynthia Ng wrote: I'm sorry, but that doesn't actually clear up anything for me. The location on the layrd page just says Chicago. So, is the conference still happening at UIC? Since the conference hotel isn't super close, does that mean there will be

Re: [CODE4LIB] code4lib 2013 location

2013-01-11 Thread Bill Dueber
Because it seems like it might be useful, I've started a publicly-editable google map at http://goo.gl/maps/LWqay Right now, it has two points: the hotel and the conference location. Please add stuff as appropriate if the urge strikes you. On Fri, Jan 11, 2013 at 7:54 PM, Francis Kayiwa

Re: [CODE4LIB] code4lib 2013 location

2013-01-11 Thread Wilhelmina Randtke
It takes about 15 minutes to walk a mile. It's really not that far for people without health problems that affect mobility. In most cases, driving, then parking will take more time than walking to cover such a short distance. Just saying... -Wilhelmina Randtke On Fri, Jan 11, 2013 at 7:12 PM,

Re: [CODE4LIB] code4lib 2013 location

2013-01-11 Thread Cary Gordon
FWIW, the # 8 bus runs every 10 min. Cary On Fri, Jan 11, 2013 at 5:12 PM, Bill Dueber b...@dueber.com wrote: Because it seems like it might be useful, I've started a publicly-editable google map at http://goo.gl/maps/LWqay Right now, it has two points: the hotel and the conference

Re: [CODE4LIB] code4lib 2013 location

2013-01-11 Thread Francis Kayiwa
On Fri, Jan 11, 2013 at 05:51:17PM -0800, Cary Gordon wrote: FWIW, the # 8 bus runs every 10 min. Good point. It may be worth your while getting the 3 day pass for $US 14 http://www.transitchicago.com/travel_information/fares/unlimitedridecards.aspx Not for traveling to the conference but any

Re: [CODE4LIB] code4lib 2013 location

2013-01-11 Thread Jon Gorman
Gah, I think I forgot to announce this on the list, but there's also this google map: https://maps.google.com/maps/ms?msid=213549257652679418473.0004ce6c25e6cdeb0319dmsa=0 which I put on the social page http://wiki.code4lib.org/index.php/2013_social_activities I'll go ahead and add the hotel and