[Geowanking] wherecamp 2009 space

Mano Marks mmarks at google.com
Wed Feb 18 14:11:36 PST 2009


My preference is for the weekend before too. Especially, for me, since
Google I/O is the week following Memorial Day, the 27th-28th.

On Wed, Feb 18, 2009 at 1:59 PM, Catherine Burton
<catherine at endpointenvironmental.com> wrote:
> Hey Folks,
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> Would it be possible to hold WhereCamp the weekend before Where 2.0?  My
> thought it that Memorial Day weekend may be a problem for some people.
> Travel and hotel costs may be slightly higher and those with kids or loved
> ones with the day off may want to spend time with them.
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> Also, are there space/accommodation requirements for where WhereCamp is
> held?  I know at Google last year they feed us, gave us tents and cool
> places to hang out.  Is all of that required by one sponsor or is there a
> possibility that those responsibilities could be divided among a few
> groups.  Further expanding on this thought – perhaps NASA Ames could provide
> us with the space to meet but then some other group could sponsor food and
> goodies.
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> Thanks,
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> Catherine
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> From: geowanking-bounces at geowanking.org
> [mailto:geowanking-bounces at geowanking.org] On Behalf Of Tom Longson (nym)
> Sent: Wednesday, February 18, 2009 1:09 PM
> To: anselm at hook.org
> Cc: wherecamp-pdx at googlegroups.com; makerlab-announce at googlegroups.com;
> geowanking at geowanking.org
> Subject: Re: [Geowanking] wherecamp 2009 space
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> Lets do it in a missle silo like Toorcamp!
> ( http://www.toorcamp.org/ )
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> nym
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> On Wed, Feb 18, 2009 at 1:02 PM, Anselm Hook <anselm at gmail.com> wrote:
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> Hey rockstar peeps,
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> Ryan Sarver and I are looking around for space for WhereCamp 2009 San
> Francisco - which looks like it will be on May 23rd and 24th 2009
> since Where 2.0 is May 21st onwards :
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>   http://en.oreilly.com/where2009/
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>   http://wherecamp.pbwiki.com/WhereCamp2009
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> Memorial Day of course is on May 25th. We think that this won't affect
> our crowd very much but if you have any thoughts about this please
> advise.
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> We do have some choice in good spaces where we could go; notably the
> awesome venues we've used before such as the Yahoo Campus - but it
> just seems fair to let everybody have their say.
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> If you have any thoughts please dm me.
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> Also of course we'll be looking for sponsorship - please sponsor if you can.
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> Other WhereCamp's that I know of coming up include WhereCampAfrica (in
> April 2009 I believe ) and WhereCampPDX ( in September 2009 ) - these
> folks will be twittering as well into the main channel so keep your
> eyes on the twitternets  :
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>  http://twitter.com/wherecamp
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> Take care,
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>  anselm - http://twitter.com/anselm
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