[Ambassadors] Confirm your FAD EMEA 2008 attendance
fugolini at fedoraproject.org
Tue Aug 5 13:55:07 UTC 2008
On Tue, 5 Aug 2008, Sandro red Mathys wrote:
> Hi Francesco
> Thanks for the feedback. Some additional information which might be useful
> to you (and other ambassadors from northern Italy).
> I'm not sure where in Italy you live, but I once checked the cheapest
> option for people from Milan to Basel. Far cheaper than flying was taking
> the train. I checked this on the Swiss Federal Railway's website
> Depending on your age (older/younger than 25/26) it's EUR 120.-/150.- for
> both ways (normally). There's also a limited number of cheaper tickets
> available for only EUR 40.- for both ways!
> The special offer requires you to buy the ticket at least 14 days in prior
> to the travel and is valid for a specified day and train only. It's not
> possible to refund/exchange these tickets once you bought them. And as I
> mentioned, there's a limited quota - better buy them soon!
> I uploaded a PDF to my webspace showing the different prices and even
> the exact trains I recommend (unless you can't afford to spend the whole
> Friday for your travel).
> You can also see, that if it's a Cisalpino, the journey will only take you
> a little over 4hrs from Milano Centrale to Basel SBB without the need to
> change trains!
>  http://sandro-mathys.ch/SBB_TicketShop_1196.pdf
>> On Tue, 5 Aug 2008, Sandro red Mathys wrote:
>>> I ask all attendees of the FAD EMEA 2008 to update the wiki page with
>>> their current status. Particularly the first 2 out of these 3 steps are
>>> very important to the organization of the event and to everyone trying
>>> arrange cheap traveling. I request that everyone updates his status on
>>> wiki page ASAP (before Monday would be helpful).
>>> 1a) If you can confirm your attendance (now, that the date and the
>>> location are fixed), move your name from Possible to Confirmed
>>> 1b) If you can't attend this event, please remove yourself from the
>>> 2) If you drive to Basel or an airport by car and have some free seats
>>> available, make sure to add yourself to the car pool. We're grateful
>>> for everyone helping out here as this reduces costs for you and others.
>>> 3) Feel free to add more topics you want to discuss to the Business
>>> *If you need financial help with your travel expenses, ask Max if he can
>>> help (unfortunately, our budget is very limited). Remember, that Max is
>>> currently on vacation and is returning on Wednesday, 2008-08-13.
>>> For all other questions (or if you need some more time to figure out if
>>> you're able to attend), either respond to the mail on-list or drop me a
>>> line off-list.
>>>  http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FAD/FADEMEA2008
>>>  http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FAD/FADEMEA2008#Possible
>>>  http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FAD/FADEMEA2008#Confirmed
>>>  http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FAD/FADEMEA2008#Business
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>>> Fedora-ambassadors-list at redhat.com
>> Personally I need more time, the event will be held in November, i could
>> be able to confirm at the end of august (or before), I
>> need to check flight availability and see which solution is the best.
>> Hope to give you more answer soon, I will let you know trough the wiki
>> Francesco Ugolini
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My city is farther from Milan, than Basel is far from Milan, so it's quite
impossible and non-sense to take a flight from Milan :)
For the train I'll have to see the fares and the practicity, but stay sure
I'll let you know soon.
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