Invitation to Dylan Hackers Conference July, 26th - 28th, 2002 Berlin, Germany Dear Dylan friend! The Dylan Hackers invite you to their first real life meeting, happening this summer, hosted by the Chaos Computer Club in Berlin, Germany. The following topics are planned for discussion on this event: - Release of Gwydion Dylan 2.4 - Future directions of Gwydion Dylan - Common Dylan and the Dylan language standard - Dylan 2.0? - Dylan and its Lisp heritage, including demonstration of Symbolics Lisp machine Registration Please register as soon as possible by sending mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please specify your travel and accomodation preferences, as outlined in the sections below. Locations The conference itself will take place at the Chaos Computer Club Berlin (CCCB, http://berlin.ccc.de). The address is: Marienstr. 11 10117 Berlin or about here: http://www.stadtplandienst.de/query?ORT=b;PLZ=10117;STR=Marienstr%2E;HNR=11;GR=2 On Friday evening, we will meet at the c-base (http://www.c-base.org). The c-base is an old space station that was discovered beneath the city of Berlin. Address: Rungestr. 20 10179 Berlin which is here: http://www.stadtplandienst.de/query?ORT=b;PLZ=10179;STR=Rungestr%2E;HNR=20;GR=2 Travel The conference itself will take place on saturday and sunday. Suggested arrival is on thursday or friday, depending on where you're coming from and whether you want to spend some time sightseeing. Early departure could be sunday evening, regular departure is on monday. Accomodation We recommend: - http://www.kuenstlerheim-luise.de/ (50EUR single, 70EUR double per night) - http://www.hotel-albrechtshof.de/ (about 100EUR single, 150EUR double) Both hotels are within a few hundred meters of the conference place, right in the heart of Berlin. Please make any necessary bookings yourself. Costs You'll need to calculate about EUR30 per day for food, plus cost of accomodation (depends on your preferences) and travel (depends on where you're coming from). There's no entrance fee. Preliminary schedule: Thursday, July 25th: Early Bird's Arrival (for compensating jet lag) Friday, July 26th: Official arrival 12h: Sightseeing Berlin 18h: Dylan Hackers Fireside Chat @ c-base Saturday, July, 27th: First conference day 9h: Breakfast @ CCCB 10h-13h: Conference 13h-14h: Lunch 14h-18h: Conference 18h-20h: Private Break @ Hotel 20h-: Fancy Dinner, Berlin Night life Sunday, July 28th: Second conference day 9h: Breakfast @ CCCB 10h-13h: Conference 13h-14h: Lunch 14h-17h: Conference 17h-18h: Private Break @ Hotel 18h-: Dinner and socializing @ CCCB Monday, July 29th: Departure Organizer: All the paperwork will be handled by the Chaos Computer Club Veranstaltungs-GmbH. We're able to write proper bills, official-looking invitations, and all the other stuff. Your contact is Tim Pritlove, he's reading email@example.com.