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  • We have officially cut off on-campus housing purchases; however, I just talked with IIT and there are still a few rooms available. If you want on-campus housing and haven't booked it already please ...
    Joshua McAdamsJoshua McAdams
    Jun 5, 2008 at 6:25 pm
    Jun 5, 2008 at 6:26 pm
  • If you are planning on coming to YAPC::NA and want to stay on campus, time is running out for you to book your room. We have to have the final list into the University by 5pm CST on June 30th.... be ...
    Joshua McAdamsJoshua McAdams
    May 27, 2008 at 5:50 am
    May 30, 2008 at 8:49 pm
  • Hello everyone, I just wanted to send out a reminder that the early bird pricing ($85 USD) is going to be ending with the end of April, leaving on the full conference price ($100 USD) available. ...
    Joshua McAdamsJoshua McAdams
    Apr 27, 2008 at 11:02 pm
    Apr 27, 2008 at 11:02 pm
  • The Chicago Perl Mongers are excited to officially announce the location, dates, and website for YAPC::NA 2008. The conference will be held June 16th-18th 2008 at the Illinois Institute of Technology ...
    Joshua McAdamsJoshua McAdams
    Dec 17, 2007 at 3:37 am
    Dec 17, 2007 at 3:37 am
  • YAPC attendees, Here is an initial sample of the video-narrated presentations that my company volunteered to record at YAPC::NA 2006. The following is a 59 MB MPEG4 video of Josh McAdams' ...
    Chris DolanChris Dolan
    Jun 27, 2006 at 11:24 am
    Jun 27, 2006 at 11:24 am
  • As difficult as it is to believe, YAPC::NA 2006 is now less than one week away. Most likely many of you will be starting your journeys to the Windy City soon. Of course some of you will be blogging ...
    Josh McAdamsJosh McAdams
    Jun 19, 2006 at 7:10 pm
    Jun 22, 2006 at 4:12 pm
  • Today is the last day to get your submissions in for lightning talks. Don't miss this opportunity to practice your speaking skills in front of a live and hostile crowd :) ...
    Josh McAdamsJosh McAdams
    Jun 19, 2006 at 5:20 pm
    Jun 19, 2006 at 5:20 pm
  • Okay, I have the draft version of the list of attendees staying on campus. There is a page for MSV Singles, SSV Singles, and SSV doubles. If you are staying on campus, please make sure that you are ...
    Josh McAdamsJosh McAdams
    Jun 19, 2006 at 5:12 pm
    Jun 19, 2006 at 5:12 pm
  • Techpodcasts.com has dedicated two of the three 20-minute segments of their monthly roundtable to YAPC::NA and Perl. The live event will be held tomorrow, June 17th, 2006 at 1:30 PM Pacific, 4:30 ...
    Josh McAdamsJosh McAdams
    Jun 19, 2006 at 4:56 pm
    Jun 19, 2006 at 4:56 pm
  • It is time for the final attendance push for YAPC::NA 2006. We are asking everyone with to help us promote the conference so that this can be one of the best YAPC's to date. What is there to promote? ...
    Josh McAdamsJosh McAdams
    Jun 15, 2006 at 10:08 pm
    Jun 15, 2006 at 10:08 pm
  • For those who are thinking about the alternate conference t-shirt: http://www.yapcchicago.org/wiki/index.cgi?ISurvivedYAPCChicagoTShirt
    Josh McAdamsJosh McAdams
    Jun 15, 2006 at 10:03 pm
    Jun 15, 2006 at 10:03 pm
  • My company only pays for accommodations listed in their approved list, and the IIT dorms were not (surprise), so I'm staying at the Club Quarters at Wacker and Michigan (which was mentioned on the ...
    Trey HarrisTrey Harris
    Jun 15, 2006 at 9:38 pm
    Jun 16, 2006 at 1:55 am
  • IIT just informed me that SSV and MSV rooms all come equipped with linens and towels.
    Josh McAdamsJosh McAdams
    Jun 15, 2006 at 8:57 pm
    Jun 15, 2006 at 8:57 pm
  • Hi I have been studying the immediate area of IIT for restaurants, groceries and such. As far as I can tell from the web they are scarce in the area. I've reached the opinion that the IIT cafeteria ...
    Todd OlsonTodd Olson
    Jun 15, 2006 at 8:04 pm
    Jun 15, 2006 at 8:17 pm
  • Hi So IF safety is a concern ... what plans should we make returning from dinner sunday night? A group of 100 YAPC goers traveling as a group on the 'L' should be okay (but that is just a guess) but ...
    Todd OlsonTodd Olson
    Jun 15, 2006 at 7:25 pm
    Jun 15, 2006 at 7:51 pm
  • If you've been holding out on deciding on whether or not you are staying in the dorms at IIT, don't hold out any longer. We need to get our final room counts in to the University this week! After ...
    Joshua McAdamsJoshua McAdams
    Jun 15, 2006 at 2:30 pm
    Jun 20, 2006 at 7:56 pm
  • The call for Lightning Talks for YAPC::NA 2006 is officially open. The Lightning Talks will be held Wednesday June 28th at 1:30pm. Sixteen talks of five minutes each will be presented and one of them ...
    Joshua McAdamsJoshua McAdams
    May 25, 2006 at 2:55 am
    May 25, 2006 at 2:55 am
  • As additional news items have been posted to the YAPC Chicago home page, http://yapcchicago.org/, basic information (e.g., the conference location) have been pushed on to page 2. I'd like to suggest ...
    James KeenanJames Keenan
    Apr 29, 2006 at 12:11 pm
    Apr 29, 2006 at 12:11 pm
  • For some reason unknown to myself the credit card keeps failing. It's not mine, the company I work for should have a valid credit card balance. I suspect that the card is set up in such a manner as ...
    Tom AllisonTom Allison
    Apr 24, 2006 at 5:52 pm
    Apr 24, 2006 at 6:02 pm
  • These are some questions I would like to find answered on the YAPC web pages but were unable to: What time do the festivities begin? purpose: When do I need to arrive at Midway Airport to make it to ...
    Tom AllisonTom Allison
    Apr 23, 2006 at 8:16 pm
    Apr 23, 2006 at 8:16 pm
  • Hi All! We need to figure out who is willing to help record the conference. We want to do video, presentation and audio recordings. Josh mentioned something to me about already having some help for ...
    Jason GessnerJason Gessner
    Apr 20, 2006 at 11:38 am
    Apr 20, 2006 at 11:38 am
  • Is there a check-in for the conference on the day before (Sunday)? If so, I'm assuming that the dorms would be available starting on Sunday? I'm just trying to plan my flight and dorm arrangements ...
    DANIEL MAGNUSZEWSKIDANIEL MAGNUSZEWSKI
    Apr 18, 2006 at 5:29 pm
    Apr 18, 2006 at 5:29 pm
  • http://use.perl.org/article.pl?sid=06/04/17/1822234 If you are interested in presenting but unable to make it to YAPC::NA this year another option is now available for a virtual presentation. ...
    Sarah BurchamSarah Burcham
    Apr 17, 2006 at 7:58 pm
    Apr 17, 2006 at 7:58 pm
  • We've had a few people ask, so if you don't want to stay on-campus at the dorms for YAPC::NA, there are a few other options that we'd like to recommend. First, for those on a tighter budget, ...
    Joshua McAdamsJoshua McAdams
    Apr 10, 2006 at 4:34 pm
    Apr 10, 2006 at 5:15 pm
  • Today is the last day for getting your proposals for presentations in for YAPC::NA. All that we need is a paragraph or two about what you plan on presenting, as well as, whether the talk you plan on ...
    Joshua McAdamsJoshua McAdams
    Apr 10, 2006 at 2:13 pm
    Apr 10, 2006 at 2:13 pm
  • We have a YAPC::NA poster! Feel free to print it out and post at your workplace and/or campus. http://www.yapcchicago.org/yapc_poster.pdf Thanks, Josh
    Joshua McAdamsJoshua McAdams
    Apr 5, 2006 at 3:08 pm
    Apr 5, 2006 at 3:08 pm
  • If any of you do Digg.com, I've posted a YAPC::NA registration post (http://digg.com/programming/Registration_Open_For_YAPC::NA_2006). Feel free to digg it.
    Joshua McAdamsJoshua McAdams
    Apr 4, 2006 at 3:39 am
    Apr 4, 2006 at 3:39 am
  • We have a conference wiki installed at http://yapcchicago.org/wiki. Have fun. Josh
    Joshua McAdamsJoshua McAdams
    Apr 3, 2006 at 1:31 am
    Apr 3, 2006 at 2:00 am
  • Can we get the IIT rate at these Hotels listed on the IIT Website? And if we can which one is closest? Thanks Discounted Hotels Best Western Grant Park Hotel 1100 S. Michigan Avenue Chicago, IL 60605 ...
    Karsten DahmsKarsten Dahms
    Mar 29, 2006 at 4:47 pm
    Mar 29, 2006 at 4:47 pm
  • Chicago.pm is proud to announce that registration is open for Yet Another Perl Conference North America (YAPC::NA) 2006. The primary conference will occur June 26th through 28th at the Illinois ...
    Joshua McAdamsJoshua McAdams
    Mar 28, 2006 at 2:37 am
    Mar 28, 2006 at 1:11 pm
  • I've tested the registration for both credit card and check transactions and everything seems to be working. Before the official announcement goes out, would a few of you mind going on and ...
    Joshua McAdamsJoshua McAdams
    Mar 27, 2006 at 7:26 pm
    Mar 27, 2006 at 7:26 pm
  • Where can I sign up to attend? I didn't see anything on the website.
    Tom AllisonTom Allison
    Mar 27, 2006 at 10:47 am
    Mar 27, 2006 at 4:44 pm
  • Sorry for not getting back to the list with this sooner... I thought that I was subscribed and that the list was really quite. Turns out, I wasn't on the list. Anyway, we are working on getting ...
    Joshua McAdamsJoshua McAdams
    Mar 22, 2006 at 3:06 pm
    Mar 22, 2006 at 3:06 pm
  • I'm hoping to attend YAPC::NA 2006 in Chicago. One of the blog postings on the site says they will be "offering the same registration price as last year's conference until April 3rd." Well, April ...
    Mark RutzMark Rutz
    Mar 21, 2006 at 2:47 pm
    Mar 22, 2006 at 6:35 am
  • Is there yet available publicity material for YAPC::NA::2006? I'm particularly interested in anything in an 8.5x11" PDF that I could print out and copy in the next few days. Reason why: Perl Seminar ...
    James KeenanJames Keenan
    Feb 17, 2006 at 3:08 am
    Feb 17, 2006 at 3:08 am
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