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Re: [Debian-NYC] Thinking about workshop #1b

I like the idea of GC considering its central location and that it
would be indoors.
Halloween could be enjoyable at GC but might conflict with a lot of
peoples plans.

On Wed, Oct 7, 2009 at 2:33 AM, Richard Darst <rkd@zgib.net> wrote:
> Hello,
> Even though we haven't even gotten past our first workshop yet, there
> is a bit we need to discuss of the second.  As some of you have seen
> on IRC, NYC Wireless has offered to integrate a workshop with their
> Breakout Festival, where they set up wireless Internet at locations
> throughout the city in order to encourage people to leave their
> offices.  We on IRC were thinking to make workshop #1b be a
> BSP/hackfest to follow up with the first, inviting the attendees (but
> not limiting to them) to come and practice their skills more.  And do
> it in a fun location.
> We need to decide if we want to do this, and what locations we might
> want.  Be creative: if you could have a hackathon anywhere in the
> city, where would it be?  The one thing to keep in mind is that it may
> (unfortunately) be getting cold by then.  See below for some of
> Laura's (our Breakout/NYC Wireless contact) ideas.
> So, what do you think?
> - Richard
> ===
> Idea: What about a Halloween Hacksession (could be in costume) on
> Saturday 10/31 in Grand Central Station (or on any evening that week)?
> We could probably do short 30-minute sessions in the upstairs atrium
> by the closed ticket windows for 3-5 people and/or a larger group of
> 5-10 downstairs in the food court area.  There are a number of other
> indoor public spaces that we have scoped out for Breakout! including
> the World Financial Center Winter Garden, 60 Wall St. Public
> Atrium. and South Street Seaport but Grand Central is the most
> centrally located and probably the most fun venue.
> ===
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