Just to follow up on Mark's comments, we'll be making every effort to ensure
cheap(er) accommodation options are available to conference goers. Also, I
can assure you that to help keep registration fees low we'll be leaning on
our vendors, who UBC has graciously donated to over the years - you know
who you are ;) - to help sponsor the conference. In addition, the UBC
Library will be pitching in some money to subsidize the cost of the
As for the size and scope of the city, we're aiming to keep the hotel,
conference site, and pubs all within a central location while still
affording people the opportunity to get out and about to explore the city.
Sadly there's no promises of a C4LC closing ceremony with a performance like
Now back to the proposal...
On Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 3:28 AM, Lovins, Daniel <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
> Well, I've been meaning to toss New Haven, CT, into the ring, but was
> waiting to get more feedback/expressions of interest from my colleagues here
> (and also thinking that 2012 might be better for East Coast).
> Anyway, I can try to have a skeletal proposal ready by the 5th (unless
> someone at Yale tries to talk me out of it).
> On Mar 2, 2010, at 10:15 PM, Michael J. Giarlo wrote:
> > SIDEBAR:
> > Granted "these economic times," but am I the only one who's surprised
> > not to hear more interest in hosting next year's conference? Yes,
> > yes, we're a bunch of damned procrastinators, I know.
> > -Mike
> > On Tue, Mar 2, 2010 at 21:41, William Denton <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> >> On 2 March 2010, Ziso, Ya'aqov wrote:
> >>> Many institutions would consider Canada an international conference,
> >>> most likely would allow (if any!?) one. My 5 cents (and that's all left
> >>> the budget),
> >> s/Many/Many American/ but I know what you mean. I don't see a local
> >> meeting as conflicting with the full conference, and don't think that's
> >> anything to worry about.
> >> I'd like to go to Vancouver for a Code4Lib---it's certainly easy for me
> >> get to, from Toronto, and I won't have the difficulties and anxieties
> >> come from travelling into the US---but I hope some small to mid-size
> >> American cities put in too. Providence and Asheville were great to
> >> Bill
> >> --
> >> William Denton, Toronto : miskatonic.org www.frbr.org openfrbr.org