Re: [eigen] Re: meeting in February?

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sounds very nice. That's ok for me !


On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 5:51 PM, Benoit Jacob <jacob.benoit.1@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
One more remark: we would obviously set up a wiki page for this
meeting, allowing at least academics (Gael, Hauke...) to get
sponsoring from their home institution, as for any other scientific


2009/12/7 Benoit Jacob <jacob.benoit.1@xxxxxxxxx>:
> Hi,
> For some time I've been wanting to organize a Eigen meeting... today I
> looked at possible dates and actually I have only 1 possible choice:
> between Feb. 14 and Feb. 21. Indeed, between teaching duties and the
> need for me to be available to start a new job right after my teaching
> duties, I don't have other options that during this week (when my
> students are on vacation).
> I guess such a meeting should be 3 days long, that could be any time
> inside that period. So let's propose from Friday Feb 19 to Sunday Feb
> 21?
> Location: why not Paris?
>  - I would then not need any sponsoring (counts as vacations for me at
> my parents place)
>  - I would be able to host the meeting at my parents place during the
> day (up to 8 people) or Thomas can (up to 6 people).
>  - It's convenient and cheap for all the french people here, e.g. it's
> just 3 hours train for Gael.
>  - Other people need sponsoring but at least Paris is a good place for
> international flights.
>  - Gael: you could probably stay at my parents place too.
>  - I know a good hotel with wifi at 60 euro/night, 65 for two people.
> Conclusion: if this is OK for Gael then we can set this up right away
> without any sponsoring and then more people can join conditionnally
> depending on sponsoring, which is nice. We have to go fast though, as
> it's just 10.5 weeks away !
> Cheers,
> Benoit

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