[Open-transport] Open Transport and OKCon
rufus.pollock at okfn.org
Thu Jun 20 10:05:57 UTC 2013
For folks like yourself who would be contributing to a workshop or the
like I'm pretty sure that an appropriate discounted rate can be
arranged to ensure you are able to participate :-)
On 20 June 2013 10:52, Peter Hicks <peter.hicks at poggs.co.uk> wrote:
> Very good point, thanks - in my circumstances (different job now to last
> year), I'm liable to pay the full whack... But yes, this might not be the
> case for everyone else.
> On 20 Jun 2013 09:41, "Rufus Pollock" <rufus.pollock at okfn.org> wrote:
>> On 19 June 2013 21:15, Peter Hicks <peter.hicks at poggs.co.uk> wrote:
>>> On 19/06/13 20:52, Hannes Gassert wrote:
>>>> I just realized that there's basically nothing from the core of this
>>>> group here in the schedule of http://okcon.org!
>>>> There'll be the Geneva transportation agency who's going to launch a
>>>> realtime API (pssst..), the http://transport.opendata.ch folks are hanging
>>>> around (same people that are building Switzerland's federal data portal),
>>>> and there's http://www.citysdk.eu - but no clear date or place were the open
>>>> transport community could meet, exchange ideas and maybe create a pull
>>>> request or two.
>>>> I think we should do a mini-unconference inside the conference ..
>>>> everybody comes together, we collect topics, split, coordinate, come back
>>>> together, voilà - for me personally there's a clear need for such a thing.
>>>> What do you think?
>>> I like the idea... but attending the conference is €€€ this time and
>>> there's not a dedicated transport track to follow.
>> @Peter: just on this point, can I clarify - conference attendance costs
>> are *less* than last year - the base ticket is €75 (and travel London -
>> Geneva is, from what I can tell, cheaper than London - Helsinki :-) )
>> We'd really like to ensure folks aren't excluded because of cost issues
>> wherever possible ...
>>> I am in favour of having an Open Transport weekend somewhere in Europe
>>> separate from OKCon - maybe we can do a Saturday and Sunday similar to what
>>> we did at OKF last year...?
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