[GRASS-dev] FOSS4G 2016 Code Sprint Bonn August

Luca Delucchi lucadeluge at gmail.com
Mon Mar 21 03:46:36 PDT 2016

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On 26 January 2016 at 08:38,  <foss4g at osgeo.org> wrote:
> Dear developers,
> this year, once again, we are following the old tradition of hosting a
> codesprint on the FOSS4G. More precisely, we offer a setting so that
> individual projects can meet for their codesprint. Since projects benefit
> from each other as well, the codesprint will naturally be held conjointly at
> one place.
> Unfortunately, circumstances have forced us to divide the codesprint
> timetable-wise.
> The first part is scheduled to take place directly before the conference,
> the second immediately after. The first two and a half days start on Sunday,
> August 21, 2016 at around noon and are scheduled to end on Tuesday, August
> 23, 2016 (open end). The 2nd part starts in the morning of Saturday, August
> 27, 2016 and ends on Sunday at 12 pm.
> We are happy to have found a really awesome location for you. Codesprint and
> accommodations are combined in one hall. Check out
> http://www.basecamp-bonn.com/ for details about the venue.
> Working zones will be created for you in the breakfast area and hallways.
> There’s the option of finding relatively inexpensive sleeping accommodations
> in train sleeping cars, camping buses, classic cars and more. Additionally,
> an outdoor area is available for you to enjoy Bonn’s summer weather in
> August, while working. Healthy and not-so-healthy catering of drinks and
> snacks will be provided by us. Participation in codesprint is free of
> charge. However, overnight stays will have to be reserved and paid for by
> you.
> Another hint: the BaseCamp is within walking distance from the conference
> venue (WCCB) and has good access to public transportation –  the Icebreaker
> takes place here, too.
> You see, it’s worthwhile booking here!
> As the accommodations are available to all FOSS4G participants, we will make
> an effort to make advance booking possible for you a few days ahead, to
> ensure you have the opportunity to sleep on-site and wrap up the evenings
> jointly. For that, it’s necessary for you to sign up
> (https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/FOSS4G_2016_Code_Sprint) and leave your email
> address so that we can contact you immediately accomodation booking is
> available. We need your sign-up for the planning of snacks and drinks, too!
> This is open to all who wish to participate in one or more projects. There’s
> always plenty to do – it’s not all about programming. Translation,
> documentation, feedback, discussions, testing – all this is also important
> for  project so everyone is cordially invited to attend the codesprints!
> Registration with the conference is not a prerequisite for participation in
> codesprint.
> One thing we’d like to ask you: with an approx. 120 participants
> anticipated, the WLAN capacity will naturally be exhausted at some point.
> Please be sure to avoid huge on-site downloads of data, as this could impact
> the work of others. Thank you!
> The Codesprint Organizing Team is looking forward to your coming!
> Summarily:
> When:
>  Part I: Sun 2016-⁠08-⁠21 12:00 noon -⁠ Tue 2016-⁠08-⁠23 (open end)
>  Part II: Sat 2016-⁠08-⁠27 -⁠ Sun 2016-⁠08-⁠28 12:00 noon
> Where:
>  Venue & Accommodation: BaseCamp. (For more informations:
> http://www.basecamp-bonn.com/)
>  Nearby Hotel: Bonnox (http://www.bonnox.de/en/)
> Questions/⁠Comments/⁠Ideas
>  If you have questions/comments/ideas please let us know. Send an email to
> codesprint at foss4g2016.org. You are welcome!
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