I've been listening to the suggested locations for the past few days
and, with the exception of Sudbury, all the suggestions are doable for
me (a traveler who would be coming from central NY). In order of
distance, and therefore preference, Kingston would be my first choice,
followed by Ottawa, Hamilton, Toronto, and Montreal.
On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 9:44 AM, David Fiander <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> So far on the wiki the proposals for the location range from the
> center of known space to "let's all visit Dan!":
> - Toronto
> - Kingston
> - Ottawa
> - Sudbury
> - Montreal
> Given some of the far-flung people who have expressed interest in the
> meeting, including some people in Wisconsin (!), it would be
> interesting to figure out the weighted average travel time required
> for all of these locations, but I suspect that that would just mean we
> end up in Toronto, again.
> I just added Montreal to the list, just because, hey, it's Montreal!
> But then, we'd have to find somebody at McGill to act as our host.
> If we're going to be meeting in April/May, then it's probably time to
> start the discussion about site selection so that when the decision is
> made, the hosts will have time to make the arrangements and so that
> people travelling have enough lead time to make cheap travel
> - David