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[edit] To Do (Short Term)

  1. Ask profs: (1) Date okay? (2) Topic they'll talk about.
  2. Change "Contents" and promotional wording according to the topics.
  3. Reserve lecture room. (West or Mead Auditorium?)
  4. Dining services / food?
  5. Conference price?

[edit] Important Stuff

  • Get releases signed by speakers for video recordings (e.g. web distribution)

[edit] To Do (Old List)

  • Get input from UP Schools
  • Choose a date
  • Meet with Dave Bonsall
  • Book rooms
  • Get food estimate
  • Book a keynote/endnote speaker
  • Solicit sponsors
  • Feedback No. 2
  • Finances
  • Faculty presentations/workshops
  • Insomnia Night overview
  • Registration & Student presentation registration
  • Hotel booking/group rate
  • Ordered food
  • Insomnia Night details

[edit] Ideas

  • Possible locations
    • Great Lakes room, UC
      • Free till 11, ~$50/hour after
    • NSF 1205, 1207, 1209
      • Free + projectors and maybe desktops
    • Spalding basement
      • Free
    • Woodland MPR
      • Free
  • Possible Dates
    • 2010: March 20, April 10
  • Speakers
    • Intel, Mozilla, Sun, Apple (Steve Hayman), IBM, local businesses, SourceForge, Google, SGI, Cray, FSF, EFF, Gtk+ developers, KDE developers, Haiku developers, Free/Open/Net/DragonFly/Midnight/Darwin/BSD developers, Wireshark Devs, Ettercap Devs, etc...
    • Local:
      • Profs: Andy, Randy, Jeff, Mike, Barry, Sarkela, JD
      • Student research presentations
    • Remote: Fluffy (via video stream), NUXI (via video stream)
    • Poindexter
  • Swag
    • "Handler" for keynote speaker?
    • Bottles of water for presenter, etc.?
    • In registration packet: Things to do in town, places to see, food reccomendations, car rental
  • Events
    • Tours
    • iPod Programming Workshop
    • Installation Workshop (Rename at some point)
    • cacert.org assurers
    • Keysigning party
    • "Hack the Box"
    • Lunch on Saturday
  • Funding
    • Talk to local businesses
      • Computer Associates
      • 906 Technologies
      • Iron Bay Computers
    • Talk to *NOT* local businesses (GOOG, IBM, Intel, Sun, etc...)
    • Attendance fee
  • Housing
    • Housing and Residance Life: Conference "Dorms"
    • Contact hotels for rates
      • "Special Rates"
      • Haggle
      • "Cedar Motor Inn"
    • List of restraints / Recommended places to eat / for tastes
  • Food
    • Lunch: We will not be providing. Possibilities for rides, etc. to be discussed at future meeting.
    • Dinner: Get quote from Dining Services. Group dinner would be nice if possible.
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