[toronto-lisp] ILC 2009
lisp at yusupov.com
Tue Feb 10 21:24:03 UTC 2009
I put 5 nights because if I were to drive, I'd arrive on Saturday and leave
on Thursday (it's 10 hours to drive with all stops for lunch and etc).
For this kind of trips, I usually use my own car (not rent), so it always
comes out quite cheaper than flying. Gas is quite inexpensive and will come
to about $120 total for round-trip; parking should be covered by the hotel
and other expenses are not that significant.
All in all, especially if hotel costs can be split, this is a relatively
There's a possibility that I might be away on a consulting project in March.
If this does not work out, then I'm going.
2009/2/9 Justin Giancola <justin.giancola at gmail.com>
> I'll be going.
> I think you meant 210 + 135 * 3 / 2 ≈ $412 (i.e. 3 nights, not 5).
> It seems like the best option (for one) is flying. Driving (including
> renting, gas, insurance, interstate tolls, parking in Boston) would
> actually be more expensive than flying. Bus or bus/train combos are a
> little less expensive but run anywhere from 3 to 4.5x the travel time.
> If the driving costs were split amongst multiple drivers, probably a
> better deal but will take 2x the travel time. Anyone else going?
> On Mon, Feb 9, 2009 at 10:58 PM, Telman Yusupov <lisp at yusupov.com> wrote:
> > Looks interesting! Anyone going?
> > The cost is quite reasonable: US$210 early registration fee. Conference
> > for the hotel is $135 per night at the official hotel (Hyatt) and the
> > conference goes Sunday - Wednesday.
> > If someone can share a hotel room the cost comes to 210+135*5/2 about
> > + food & gas and 9 hours of driving to get there...
> > On Mon, Feb 9, 2009 at 8:21 PM, Justin Giancola <
> justin.giancola at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >> Out of curiosity, is anyone thinking of attending this year's
> >> International Lisp Conference?
> >> It's being held at MIT, and the lineup looks very interesting.
> >> http://www.international-lisp-conference.org/2009
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