[tpm] Details on Damian Conway talk, Monday 27 July 2009

Quantum Mechanic quantum.mechanic.1964 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 16 07:59:05 PDT 2009

      "(just North of College on the East side of St. George)"

>From the PDF, BCIT seems to be on the west side of St. George? (Or are these
"Aussie Rules"? :D )

Count me in!

On Tue, Jul 14, 2009 at 10:07 AM, Richard Dice <rdice at pobox.com> wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> I mentioned a few weeks back that Damian was coming to Toronto to deliver
> his latest high-energy talk.  I've got the details on that sorted out now.
> Presenter:  Dr. Damian Conway, the Mad Scientist of Perl
>             http://damian.conway.org/About_us//Bio_formal.html
>             http://www.googlism.com/index.htm?ism=damian+conway&type=1
> Talk Title: The Missing Link
> Details:    What do watching trees grow, debugging debuggers,
>             Greek mythology, code that writes code that writes code
>              that writes code, the hazards of LaTeX, successful failures,
>             the treacherous Vorta, objective syntax, anti-stacks,
>              Danish mind-control, active null statements, synthetic
> standup,
>             and the prospect of certain death all have in common?
>              Watch as Damian weaves them together into a new and improbably
>             useful module that demonstrates the awesome power and beauty
>              of Perl 5.10.
> Date:       Monday 27 July 2009
> Time:       7pm - 9pm
>             show up early to get a seat, find place to park if you're
>              driving, etc.
> Location:   Bahen Centre for IT
>              Room 1160 (i.e. the major lecture theater on the ground floor)
>             University of Toronto St. George (downtown) campus
>              40 St. George Street
>             (just North of College on the East side of St. George)
> Parking:    See the following URL for information about parking on
>             UofT St. George campus
>              http://tinyurl.com/u-of-t-parking
>             Looks like there is an underground lot directly beneath
>              Bahen Centre (marker #17).  I also find it convenient to
>             park on King's College Circle (marker #13).
> Transit:    St. George subway Stn, St. George St. exit,
>             walk south approx. 7 minutes
>              _or_ Queen's Park subway Stn., walk west approx. 5 minutes
>             _or_ College streetcar westbound from either College Stn
>              or Queen's Park Stn (but walking may be faster than waiting
>             for a car, especially if you're at Queen's Park Stn)
> Hope to see you there!
> Cheers,
> - Richard
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