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- Subject: Re: Lua Workshop 2006
- From: Juergen Fuhrmann <fuhrmann@...>
- Date: Mon, 14 Nov 2005 10:31:36 +0100
At Fri, 11 Nov 2005 09:39:54 -0200,
Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo wrote:
> We started discussing the Lua Workshop 2005 exactly one year ago.
> So, if we want to have a Lua Workshop 2006, perhaps it's time to start...
> Jürgen Fuhrmann has suggested that we hold it in Berlin; he could help
> organize it and even host it. Would that suit many people? Would the
> World Cup in Germany get in the way? Any other volunteers?
I will figure out a way to host it in Berlin in 2006 or 2007. Before
giving a definitive answer, I will attempt to establish it as an
official workshop supported by my institue. I have not much doubt
that this will be possible.
It would be nice to involve some company as co-organizer and/or
sponsor. Anyone ?
Besides of this, I see two main questions:
1) How many participants will attend ?
If we stay less then 60, the Weierstrass Institute would be a good
location. Otherwise, we would have to try to find a place at one of
2) When ?
I don't know how much everyone depends on the university schedules. If
yes, we are bound to the slots September-mid October and
February-March (approximately). Winter in Berlin is quite nasty, but
this might have the advantage to let us concentrate on work...
By experience, autumn is a time where we have many workshops here, so
it would be not optimal from our side.
Concerning the World Cup, if everyone insists, I would not mind (as I
am not that deeply in soccer...), but it might be hard to get flights
and hotels for reasonable prices. Though Berlin within this respect is
more easy than other European cities.
Seriously, I think it is better to have at least a year between the