[SLED] conferences--my opinion
jeremykemp at yahoo.com
Mon Aug 27 04:34:14 PDT 2007
I suggested to Tim Allen (who ran this year but is
retiring) that Boston is the perfect venue:
o) Linden Lab has 15 staff in an office there (run by
o) Technical infrastructure with all the universities
is stellar. (He liked this point in particular)
o) If we hold this in the off season we might use dorm
rooms to cut costs?
Key problem: Leather Fetish Balls may be harder to
--- Ed Lamoureux <ell at bumail.bradley.edu> wrote:
> caveat here: As you know, I'm NOT NMC staff . . .
> just a regular old
> member... so I'm not speaking FOR them, only about
> their good work.
> there are REAL GOOD reasons why NMC holds their
> summer meetings at
> the tech infrastructure is in place and merely needs
> to be tweaked/
> leveraged. Plus, the schools can usual offer/provide
> tech staff to help.
> Neither Northwestern nor U. of Chicago are yet in
> fall session . . .
> would have made better locations for this conference
> than the Hilton.
> THIS IS NOT A CRITICISM OF THE PLANNERS. There are
> also good reasons
> why hotels are wonderful places . . . For example,
> in the
> Chicago instance, neither Northwestern nor U of C
> are as proximate to
> downtown as is the Hilton.
> Still . . . tech heavy meetings cannot, generally,
> count on hotels.
> Yo person work by SLCC leadership today. Awesome
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