[bsdcan-announce] Some last minute details
dan at langille.org
Mon May 8 05:46:45 PDT 2006
The first people have arrived in Ottawa for BSDCan. I met up with
them last night. I know others are literally in the air as I type...
flying their way to the biggest BSD event of the year. Everything is
ready. We're just waiting now.
In this announcement:
Online Registration closes Tuesday
Tim's: open or not?
I hope you haven't forgotten about our tutorials! Here are the
ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSES TUESDAY
Online registration closes Tuesday 9 May 2006 at 6PM EST. You can
still register at BSDCan, but you will be charged a $50 premium, and
you must pay in cash, money order, travellers cheque, or certified
cheque. We will not accept credit cards at the conference.
TIMS: OPEN OR NOT?
I have confirmed that Tim Hortons, on the next level up in SITE,
will be open 8am - 2:30pm, but closed on Saturday.
On Friday and Saturday, BSDCan will be providing coffee, tea, and
water. Refreshments will be available before the first talk, and
during each morning and afternoon break.
Tax refunds for visitors to Canada
Some of the things you buy may be eligible for tax refunds.
On Friday night, we'll be meeting at Paddy Bolands for dinner and
drinks. Google map: http://tinyurl.com/kzbyo
On Saturday night, we'll be at the Royal Oak on Saturday night. You should
all know where that is. Refer to the map in your registration pack
or this Google map: http://tinyurl.com/jxelk
The ZamPub, right across the road from SITE, has a breakfast special
from 7am. For $3.95 you get 2 eggs, one of (ham, bacon, sausage),
home fries, toast, and unlimited coffee. Sorry, I've never been
there, so I can't comment.
The University center, close to the Residence, also has breakfast
available. Details here:
Personally, I prefer Cora's:
The location closest to the conference is at 179 Rideau Street, near
Waller. Google map: http://tinyurl.com/ktgur
We will again be holding a key signing immediately after the
If you don't know what a keysigning is, try this URL:
See you at BSDCan!
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