[erlang-questions] Where is 13th International Erlang/OTP User Conference going to be?

G Bulmer <>
Sun Oct 7 21:15:38 CEST 2007


Thank you.

I have only been to Stockholm once before, for a morning meeting,  
after which I flew home, so I am thinking of staying on for a coupe  
of days.
Is this a pleasant part of the city to stay, or would you (or anyone)  
recommend some other part of the city?

G Bulmer


On 7 Oct 2007, at 20:40, Ulf Wiger wrote:

> It will be in the same place as last year:
>
> http://hitta.se/SearchCombi.aspx?vad=&var=armborstv%e4gen+%e4lvsj%f6
> (Approximately - you should go to the main entrance).
>
> As to whether it will be one or two days, I have no clue.
>
> BR,
> Ulf W
>
> 2007/10/7, G Bulmer <>:
>> After last weeks excellent Erlang workshop, I am thinking about going
>> to the 13th International Erlang/OTP User Conference.
>> Unfortunately, I don't know where it is (more precisely than  
>> Stockholm).
>>
>> Is it in a hotel or a conference centre?
>> Is there a hotel offering a good deal on accommodation? I notice that
>> Hotell Älvsjö was offering a discount last year.
>>
>> I realise this is very likely too late for this year, but I will
>> suggest it anyway.
>> It takes several days out of my schedule to go to a conference, and
>> it's much easier to justify to myself when there are a couple of days
>> of content. I would be very interested in a full day of training-
>> orientated sessions towards "Erlang for those who have largely read
>> and understood Joe's book". The things I feel I miss are the
>> idiomatic uses of Erlang (like John Hughes' tiny [X || X>0]), and I'd
>> love a 1/2+ day chunk of "Programming Distributed Erlang
>> Applications: Pitfalls & Recipes" with hands on exercises. I suspect
>> other newbies would too.
>>
>> I wouldn't expect it for free, though I am price sensitive (this is
>> my holiday, after all :-), maybe 116 €/person, with a group of 20
>> people? We bring our laptops with Erlang installed and ready to go,
>> and the organiser provides a wireless network to distribute example
>> code, slides and stuff. The whole thing could be the day after the
>> user conference.
>>
>> If Erlang takes off big, it will be almost essential for next year.
>> So the opportunity is to beta-test the whole process on us this  
>> year :-)
>>
>> I notice that last year, the conference was 2 days long. Does anyone
>> know why it's only one day, the 8th, this year, or is there more
>> announcements to come?
>>
>> G Bulmer
>>
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