FYI, Computers in Libraries got priced out of Dupont Circle and is in Arlington this year. "Discounted guest room rates of $269 for a single or $279 for a double room at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City” That includes WiFi. That event is at what was supposed to be peak CBT, but global warming pushed it up almost two weeks.
I am staying in a AirBnB for $74.
> On Mar 20, 2017, at 11:03 AM, Tim McGeary <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I will put in another concern about depending on AirBnB. Universities are
> now defining strict guidelines again using AirBnB for business travel
> specifically because travel insurance, workman's compensation, and other
> liabilities are not coverable for employees using AirBnB.
> As a previous conference committee chair, I would personally suggest
> getting a hotel contract near the venue you decide to use and then
> recommend room sharing. For other conferences in DC, the negotiated rates
> have been less than $200, so room sharing keeps it under $100. Using a
> conference management service, like CONCENTRA, will help give you more
> negotiating power.
> On Mon, Mar 20, 2017 at 12:03 PM Kim, Bohyun <[log in to unmask]>
>> Hi all,
>> For next year’s Code4Lib conference, the DC team has put together a
>> hosting proposal for Washington D.C.
>> We would love to hear what you think!
>> Thank you,
>> 2018 Code4Lib at D.C. Organizational Committee
>> Jaime Mears - Library of Congress (Chair)
>> Boyhun Kim - University of Maryland, Baltimore, Health Sciences and Human
>> Services Library
>> Nick Kerelchuck - DC Public Libraries
>> Joel Richard - Smithsonian Libraries
>> Ben Wallberg- University of Maryland Libraries
>> Kate Dohe - University of Maryland Libraries
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