Re: [Conlangs-Conf] Friday & Saturday meetup times & locations, video interview times, during-conference interviews, & rideshare request
|From:||Jeffrey Jones <jsjonesmiami@...>|
|Date:||Monday, April 17, 2006, 22:45|
On Mon, 17 Apr 2006 14:37:35 -0700, Sai Emrys <sai@...> wrote:
>Attend which - Fri and/or Sat meetup, or the Sunday conference itself?
The conference, if anything (as I said, the chance is only slim). The Fri
meetup is almost certainly no go for me. If I can make the Sat meetup I'll
let you know as soon as possible. Thanks for the quick reply BTW.
Just thought I'd ask.
> - Sai
>On 4/17/06, Jeffrey Jones <jsjonesmiami@...> wrote:
>> On Thu, 13 Apr 2006 19:31:41 -0700, Sai Emrys <sai@...> wrote:
>> >Hello everyone.
>> There's a slim chance I may be able to attend. I seem to have misplacedthe
>> link to the necessary info, though. Also, can I ask what hotel people are
>> staying at, if there's one in particular?
>> >1. The Saturday meetup will be at Long Life Vegi House at 2129
>> >University Ave. (@ Shattuck), at 4 PM. They serve lunch specials until
>> >5 pm (full meal for $5), vegetarian fakemeat, and real seafood.
>> >Metered parking is available in the area, and is free after 6 PM.
>> >Location is very near the Downtown Berkeley BART and lots of different
>> >bus lines. Google it, or use TripPlanner
>> >It's right next to the Domino's Pizza, and a couple stores down from
>> >the hardware store.
>> >PLEASE RSVP FOR THE SATURDAY MEETUP! I need to tell them exactly how
>> >many people to expect - and there's a big difference in seating
>> >between 15 and 40 people showing up!
>> >2. The Friday meetup will be at Cafe Milano, 2522 Bancroft Way (@
>> >Telegraph), also at 4 PM. They serve basically your usual cafe fare.
>> >Can't comment on the coffee, since I don't drink it, but it's rated
>> >pretty decently (and cheap).
>> >PLEASE RSVP FOR THIS TOO.
>> >3. Video interviews will be done on Saturday either before the meetup
>> >(anytime from 1:30-4), or as a step-away. (Preferrably the former.)
>> >PLEASE RSVP WITH A SPECIFIC TIME WINDOW, preferrably from 1-4 PM
>> >Saturday or Friday, if you want to be interviewed on camera!
>> >4. During the event itself, William Richard, morning news producer and
>> >radio host at Berkeley's KALX (http://kalx.berkeley.edu/),
>> >conducting audio interviews (recognizable by the DAT recorder, mic,
>> >headphones, and stentorian voice). Flag him down if you're interested
>> >in participating.
>> >All interview material will be used as you specifically allow us to
>> >(we'll ask). My intent is that it be used e.g. for posting online,
>> >possibly for responsible radio or TV shows (NPR perhaps?), and for
>> >general documentary purposes.
>> >Questions asked will be the usual things, as I mentioned earlier. If
>> >you have something to say about conlanging, or IN your conlang, this
>> >is your opportunity. ;-)
>> >5. Rideshares
>> >If anyone is coming from, or passing through, Davis CA, please let me
>> >know - I've got one person there without transport who would like to
>> >If anyone else needs a ride, please let me know and I'll send out a
>> >6. For everything conference-related, LOOK FOR THE CONLANG FLAG!
>> >I will be present at both meetups with an actual flag on a pole, so
>> >that should be pretty easily recognized. Conference signs (which will
>> >be posted on MLK) will also bear the stylized flag design as used in
>> >the T-shirts.
>> >That's all for now.
>> > - Sai