Where do we meet?!?!

Martin Schneider MartinSchneider at TNTSoftware.com
Mon Apr 8 16:09:40 CDT 2002


Might a library meeting room work?  Belmont branch has a room for 25 people.  The only catch might be branch closing time:  9 p.m. on Wednesdays.


Thank you,
Martin Schneider

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Curtis Poe [mailto:cp at onsitetech.com]
> Sent: April 08, 2002 12:15 PM
> To: pdx-pm-list at pm.org
> Subject: Where do we meet?!?!
> Well, here's the scoop for Wednesday.
> To have a technical meeting, we need a room.  I tried to 
> avoid scheduling
> another one at ONSITE! because the location of the social meeting was
> Produce Row, a small pub that is not really well-laid out for such a
> meeting.  We wound up getting crowded into a corner and 
> couldn't really meet
> well.
> Other places that have been suggested have been:
> 1.  Too far away from the center of Portland
> 2.  Too smoky (bummer.  I smoke but I didn't want to foist it on you)
> 3.  Have regular room reservations for the night we meet
> 4.  Have high minimum prices for the room
> In short, finding a place to meet has been problematic.  Tom 
> Phoenix is
> offering to do a presentation on sorting.  He'll cover 
> techniques from basic
> to advanced, thus satisfying virtually everyone, but that 
> still requires a
> good spot to meet.  I've bought an easel and pad for the 
> presentation, but
> we still need a spot.
> I *suppose* we could just overrun the Lucky Lab and have Tom 
> give a public,
> on-the-spot presentation (we'll call it Guerilla Perl Theater 
> :), but the
> Lab might object -- not to mention the fact that Tom might object!
> So, we're looking at a social meeting at the Lab lest someone 
> come up with a
> last-minute suggestion.  Let's work the phones, kids!  If you 
> can find a
> meeting spot that gets around the four problems listed above, 
> let us know.
> I think we'd be willing to be flexible on the "too far away 
> from the center"
> if we can just find a spot.
> --
> Cheers,
> Curtis Poe
> Senior Programmer
> ONSITE! Technology, Inc.
> www.onsitetech.com
> 503-233-1418
> Taking e-Business and Internet Technology To The Extreme!

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