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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-12-17 21:45:34

Douglas Gregor wrote:
> Mathias Gaunard wrote:
>> David Abrahams wrote:
>>> The 2nd annual Boost Conference has been scheduled for May 4-9
>>> 2008. Please save the date! Registration should open sometime in the
>>> next week.
>>> If you want to stay at the Aspen Meadows
>> Wouldn't it be better to change the location, so that people who
>> couldn't come last time because it was very far could come this time?
>> For example, have the conference in Europe or something.
> That also makes it very far for people who did come last time :)
> Seriously, there are a lot of factors that go into the selection of a
> location for a conference like this. The committee did consider other
> locations for this year's BoostCon (and will consider other locations
> for future conferences), but decided to stay in Aspen now that the
> airport is open.

Another factor is the setting at the Aspen Center for Physics. Compared
to a typical conference location at an urban hotel, the location is so
much better that the committee felt any travel inconvenience was well
worth it.


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