[Porpig] Re: [PLUG] Re: [Pdx-pm] We might get OSCON here next year, with your help

Tim Roberts timr at probo.com
Tue Jul 15 18:04:16 CDT 2003

On 15 Jul 2003 10:15:55 -0700, Randal L. Schwartz wrote:
>>>>>> "Vincent" == Vincent Yau <v_yau2 at hotmail.com> writes:
>Vincent> I just hope that if they return next year, they would consider moving
>Vincent> the venue
>Vincent> to the Convention Center.  I attended 2 tutorial sessions and
>Vincent> there were too many people for those pretty small rooms.
>The Convention Center is designed more for "big main floor" events.
>That's clearly not OSCON.  Most technical computer conventions fare
>better at Hotel Centers.

In addition to that, the convention center is breathtakingly expensive.  I'm on 
the board of the 54th National Square Dance Convention, which will be at the 
OCC in June of 2005; the numbers are staggering.

- Tim Roberts, timr at probo.com
  Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.

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