On Thu, Sep 04, 2014 at 11:27:56AM -0400, Paul W. Frields wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 25, 2014 at 09:03:51AM -0600, Kevin Fenzi wrote:
> > On Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:37:29 +0200
> > Pierre-Yves Chibon <pingou(a)pingoured.fr> wrote:
> > > > We may want to pick another place but for the time period I think
> > > > this one works best for Matt and I for 2014.
> > > >
> > > > Other options: (*: question, +: pro, -: con)
> > > > ► Denver?
> > > > * Kevin, do you know of a place we could have access to to work?
> > I don't off hand. If we are willing to pay a bit I think we could
> > reserve space at a hotel or the like. I'm not sure network will be
> > great, but most places have meeting rooms you can get and also that
> > would be handy for people staying there.
> > However, if it's just me thats here, it might make sense to try and
> > find a location that would be cheaper for everyone to go to and find
> > meeting space there?
> Kevin, can you look into coworking spaces? There are usually a few of
> these in most metro areas. They're relatively affordable, often more
> so than hotel meeting space, and also usually more comfortable work
> environment. I found this one:
> > > > ► Houston?
> > > > + IIRC Matt isn't too far from it
> > > > + there are direct flights from AMS to there
> > > > - Do we have a local contact?
> > I think tibbs might be near there... not sure if he has time to help
> > out, but we could ask.
> > > > ► Boston?
> > > > + RH office
> > > > - Flying there in December might make the traveling
> > > > ► Raleigh?
> > > > + RH office and facilities there
> > > > - No-one that signed up on the wiki is located near so we all
> > > > have to travel ► ?
> > What are the cheapest/easiest US cities for the eu folks to fly into?
> If you guys are still looking for space, I could also throw my hat in
> the ring to host here in Fredericksburg, VA.
> + Coworking meeting space available for rent, used for previous FAD,
> reasonable price
> + Driving distance to IAD (Washington-Dulles) airport, relatively
> cheaper airfare
> + Affordable hotels
> + Unlikely to have crazy weather in early December
> - Not sure if it's as convenient for Matt
> - Everyone travels
Ok I spent sometime looking at orbitz.com
to see what is the price difference to
fly everyone to each location we mentionned.
It seems that Denver and Boston are the winners.
Prices found in orbitz.com
Dec 2nd -> Dec 9th
Toshio: LAX ?
Matt: HOU ?
Dennis: CHI ?
TLS -> DEN => ~$950 - AF
CDG -> DEN => ~$940 - AF
AMS -> DEN => ~$770 - Delta
LAX -> DEN => ~$165 - Frontier Airlines
SEA -> DEN => ~$220 - Frontier Airlines
ROC -> DEN => ~$380 - United
CHI -> DEN => ~$170 - Spirit
HOU -> DEN => ~$160 - Spirit -> Matt said it would drive there and Intel
pays for the car
TLS -> RDU => ~$705/$996 - American Arilines / Delta
CDG -> RDU => ~$740 - US Airways
AMS -> RDU => ~$885 - Delta
LAX -> RDU => ~$360 - US Airways
SEA -> RDU => ~$445 - United Airlines
ROC -> RDU => ~$270 - Delta
CHI -> RDU => ~$230 - American Airlines
HOU -> RDU => ~$315 - Delta
TLS -> BOS => ~$865 - Delta
CDG -> BOS => ~$600/$860 - British Airways/United
AMS -> BOS => ~$765/$786 - British Airways/KLM
LAX -> BOS => ~$390 - United
SEA -> BOS => ~$365/$355 - JetBlue/United
ROC -> BOS => ~$180 - US Airways
CHI -> BOS => ~$160 - United
HOU -> BOS => ~$215 - JetBlue
TLS -> IAD => ~$945 - KLM
CDG -> IAD => ~$945 - AF
AMS -> IAD => ~$685 - KLM
LAX -> IAD => ~$385 - United
SEA -> IAD => ~$560 - United
ROC -> IAD => ~$215 - United
CHI -> IAD => ~$275 - United
HOU -> IAD => ~$370 - Delta
So much for my clever plan to get people into town for a gig. ;-D
Thanks for doing this, Pierre.
Paul W. Frields