Thanks for the feedback. You're point about the AirBnB is well taken. There
are also many C4Libers that live in the area, and we could maybe get a
volunteer sheet going of locals who would be willing to host? Did they do
this for LA because I never saw it...
Some thoughts on the cherry blossom festival timing....In general its a
little difficult to predict this far in advance, and global warming has
made it even more difficult. Hotels tend to be more expensive during this
time too, and the metro gets crazy. For all of these reasons I'd recommend
avoiding it, but am open to others' thoughts.
On Mon, Mar 20, 2017 at 12:33 PM, Salazar, Christina <
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> Hi Committee!
> The proposal looks good. I like the fact that you've covered the fiscal
> sponsorship issue (triumph!).
> However, I have concerns that AirBnB (according to some) may be partly
> responsible for driving up rents in big markets (such as those in Los
> Angeles and I imagine DC) by making it more attractive for landlords to put
> an entire building up for rent via AirBnB where prices would be much higher
> than for a typical residential rental.
> However, other housing/rooming options could be just fine (I've heard good
> things about hostels) and I like that you're being budget conscious.
> Can we swing it so the dates coincide with peak cherry blossom time ;-)
>  Logan, T. (2015, Jun 10). 2 SIDES OF AIRBNB; site pushes a mom-and-pop
> image as fast growth brings scrutiny. Los Angeles Times Retrieved from
> Christina Salazar
> Systems Librarian
> John Spoor Broome Library
> California State University, Channel Islands
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> Kim, Bohyun
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> Subject: [CODE4LIB] 2018 Code4Lib hosting proposal - Washington DC
> 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