TPC5 Attendees

2001-04-25 Thread Barbie
Just had a look at the registration for the forthcoming TPC5, and notice a fair few London.pm'ers are attending. Nice :) However, also had a look at the Hotel costs. Thankfully I wasn't drinking anything at the time. Seeing as I'm having to pay for this years trip out of my own pocket, would

Re: TPC5

2001-01-29 Thread DJ Adams
On Sat, Jan 20, 2001 at 12:28:03PM -0700, Nathan Torkington wrote: I want tutorial, paper, and talk proposals. Tutorials are a half- or full-day. Papers are 25 minutes long, and intended to be high-quality and academicish. Talks can be more informal and are either 25, 40, or 90 minutes in

Re: TPC5

2001-01-28 Thread DJ Adams
On Sun, Jan 21, 2001 at 02:26:07PM +, Jonathan Stowe wrote: On Sun, 21 Jan 2001, Jonathan Peterson wrote: If you're prepared to consider locations a little out of central London there are lots of large hotels around Heathrow that have sizeable conference type facilities

Re: TPC5

2001-01-26 Thread Chris Benson
On Sun, Jan 21, 2001 at 12:08:04PM +, David Cantrell wrote: Good point. Sometimes it's hard to remember that there is life outside the M25. Errm ... if you *really* want to have it in the UK, consider manchester and birmingham. Both have international airports, large hotels and

Re: TPC5

2001-01-21 Thread Greg McCarroll
* Nathan Torkington ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Timing in London is hard, because there aren't very many hotels capable of supporting such an event. It's quite amazing to us, in fact, how difficult it has been to find a place to hold it in London. Really? Why does this not surprise about

Re: TPC5

2001-01-21 Thread Greg McCarroll
* Redvers Davies ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Timing in London is hard, because there aren't very many hotels capable of supporting such an event. It's quite amazing to us, in fact, how difficult it has been to find a place to hold it in London. One of the hotels in London I have had

Re: TPC5

2001-01-21 Thread Greg McCarroll
* Andrew Bowman ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: From: "Paul Makepeace" [EMAIL PROTECTED] Where you'll be consulting for a munitions firm? :-) Nah, I don't know enough about encryption ;-) But then again, ignorance doesn't seem to be an obstacle to most lobbyists or salesmen! Reminds me of ye

Re: TPC5

2001-01-21 Thread Aaron Trevena
On Sat, 20 Jan 2001, Nathan Torkington wrote: (update on the OScon in Europe thing--London in August seems to be a bad idea, so we're looking elsewhere and elsewhen ...) In case anybody is interested the Devon Cornwall LUG will be helping organise a S/West UK OSS Conference for local

Re: TPC5

2001-01-21 Thread David Cantrell
On Sat, Jan 20, 2001 at 09:22:07PM -0500, David H. Adler wrote: FWIW, I know my mother has booked some largish meetings outside of London. Of course, I don't remember offhand how large, or, for that matter, what kind of numbers you're looking at. Good point. Sometimes it's hard to remember

Re: TPC5

2001-01-21 Thread Greg McCarroll
* Greg Cope ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Andrew Bowman wrote: From: "Nathan Torkington" [EMAIL PROTECTED] Timing in London is hard, because there aren't very many hotels capable of supporting such an event. It's quite amazing to us, in fact, how difficult it has been to find a place

Re: TPC5

2001-01-21 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Greg Cope [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: The Beach. For some values of beach not including sand. -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com Apache, mod_perl, MySQL, Sybase hired gun for,

Re: TPC5

2001-01-21 Thread Greg McCarroll
* David Cantrell ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Sat, Jan 20, 2001 at 09:22:07PM -0500, David H. Adler wrote: FWIW, I know my mother has booked some largish meetings outside of London. Of course, I don't remember offhand how large, or, for that matter, what kind of numbers you're looking

RE: TPC5

2001-01-21 Thread Jonathan Peterson
If you're prepared to consider locations a little out of central London there are lots of large hotels around Heathrow that have sizeable conference type facilities (also handy for the airport!). FWIW, I know my mother has booked some largish meetings outside of London. Of course, I

Re: TPC5

2001-01-21 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Sat, 20 Jan 2001, Andrew Bowman wrote: There are also a number of large and large-ish venues in London offering a variety of halls and facilities, e.g. Earls Court, Olympia, Wembley Conference Centre[1], The Business Design Centre in Islington, The Royal Horticultural Halls, Queen

RE: TPC5

2001-01-21 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Sun, 21 Jan 2001, Jonathan Peterson wrote: If you're prepared to consider locations a little out of central London there are lots of large hotels around Heathrow that have sizeable conference type facilities (also handy for the airport!). FWIW, I know my mother has booked

Re: TPC5

2001-01-21 Thread Jonathan Stowe
On Sat, 20 Jan 2001, David H. Adler wrote: On Sat, Jan 20, 2001 at 11:28:06PM -, Andrew Bowman wrote: From: "Nathan Torkington" [EMAIL PROTECTED] Timing in London is hard, because there aren't very many hotels capable of supporting such an event. It's quite amazing to us, in

Conultancy discussion (was Re: TPC5)

2001-01-21 Thread Neil Ford
* Greg Cope ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Andrew Bowman wrote: From: "Nathan Torkington" [EMAIL PROTECTED] Timing in London is hard, because there aren't very many hotels capable of supporting such an event. It's quite amazing to us, in fact, how difficult it has been to find a

Re: Conultancy discussion (was Re: TPC5)

2001-01-21 Thread Michael Stevens
On Sun, Jan 21, 2001 at 04:50:39PM +, Greg McCarroll wrote: * Neil Ford ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: potential london clients will be put off dealing with a company not in london Seeing as this was about TPC, interesting subject change :-) apologise for that i've rejoined (void) and once

Re: TPC5

2001-01-21 Thread Greg Cope
Jonathan Stowe wrote: On Sun, 21 Jan 2001, Jonathan Peterson wrote: If you're prepared to consider locations a little out of central London there are lots of large hotels around Heathrow that have sizeable conference type facilities (also handy for the airport!).

Re: TPC5

2001-01-21 Thread Greg Cope
Dave Hodgkinson wrote: Greg Cope [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: The Beach. For some values of beach not including sand. Don't start that argument. I spend many an hour - recently opcodes clicked whilst on the beach - and watching three nutters go for a swim ! Greg -- Dave

Re: TPC5

2001-01-21 Thread Greg Cope
Jonathan Peterson wrote: If you're prepared to consider locations a little out of central London there are lots of large hotels around Heathrow that have sizeable conference type facilities (also handy for the airport!). FWIW, I know my mother has booked some largish meetings

Re: TPC5

2001-01-21 Thread Greg Cope
Greg McCarroll wrote: * Greg Cope ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Andrew Bowman wrote: From: "Nathan Torkington" [EMAIL PROTECTED] Timing in London is hard, because there aren't very many hotels capable of supporting such an event. It's quite amazing to us, in fact, how

Re: TPC5

2001-01-21 Thread Greg McCarroll
* Greg Cope ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: potential london clients will be put off dealing with a company not in london I think Location in this day an age is a little irrelivant. The choice will be made on quality of service - not where the office is based. ... and all the clients

Re: TPC5

2001-01-20 Thread Andrew Bowman
From: "Paul Makepeace" [EMAIL PROTECTED] Where you'll be consulting for a munitions firm? :-) Nah, I don't know enough about encryption ;-) But then again, ignorance doesn't seem to be an obstacle to most lobbyists or salesmen! Reminds me of ye olde joke: Q. What's the difference between a

Re: TPC5

2001-01-20 Thread Andrew Bowman
From: "Nathan Torkington" [EMAIL PROTECTED] Timing in London is hard, because there aren't very many hotels capable of supporting such an event. It's quite amazing to us, in fact, how difficult it has been to find a place to hold it in London. What sort of numbers are we talking about then?

Re: TPC5

2001-01-20 Thread David H. Adler
On Sat, Jan 20, 2001 at 11:28:06PM -, Andrew Bowman wrote: From: "Nathan Torkington" [EMAIL PROTECTED] Timing in London is hard, because there aren't very many hotels capable of supporting such an event. It's quite amazing to us, in fact, how difficult it has been to find a place to

Re: TPC5

2001-01-20 Thread Redvers Davies
Timing in London is hard, because there aren't very many hotels capable of supporting such an event. It's quite amazing to us, in fact, how difficult it has been to find a place to hold it in London. One of the hotels in London I have had dealings with has conference facilities and over 2000