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[Campus-uw-staff] introductions & beginning to plan

Shauna Gordon-McKeon shaunagm at
Fri Aug 1 17:15:57 UTC 2014

Can you check both November 15th and 16th?

We shouldn't need the computer labs - most students bring laptops to our
events.  A seminar style room is preferable to lecture style, since we like
to encourage people to make small groups, but it might be worth it to go
for the bigger room so we're not unnecessarily limiting the number of
people who can attend.

On Thu, Jul 31, 2014 at 10:52 AM, Benj. Mako Hill <makohill at> wrote:

> <quote who="Shauna Gordon-McKeon" date="Wed, Jul 30, 2014 at 05:38:28PM
> -0400">
> > It doesn't seem like anyone has a problem with either of the
> > November dates, so whether we go with the Saturday or Sunday will
> > probably depend on which room we can get.  Mako, can we use the
> > room(s) that you used for the Community Data Science Workshop?
> For CDSW we used four rooms: A lecture hall that sits ~75, and three
> different seminar style classrooms that fit around 20-35. We also have
> access to 2 computer labs with computers that sit 20-30 (IIRC)
> machines. I'm not sure about installing software but if we wanted to
> rock live CDs, I can't imagine that would be a problem. The computer
> labs and one ~20 person classroom are the best set up with power on at
> all the tables and such but for CDSW I borrowed tons of extensions
> cords from the IT/facilities folks and we made it work.
> In my limited experience is is no problem to get rooms in the
> Communications building on weekends. If we nail down a specific day, I
> can check specific availability.
> Later,
> Mako
> --
> Benjamin Mako Hill
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