The 3rd GNOME Developer's Summit will be held on November 22nd,
23rd and 24th at the NYLXS Education Center at Kings Games, and
Brooklyn College in New York City. The NY
GNOME Summit will be an intensive working laboratory during which
members of the GNOME project will get together to discuss development
issues, demonstrate their work, and generally continue the upward
trend in the project's momentum. The goal for this set of meetings
is to accelerate the development and planning work that will lead to
The intent of the Summit is to be a get-together and a hackfest, not a
formal planning event. If you cannot attend, this does not mean that
you are left out of the GNOME 2.6 planning process. That said, we
would ideally like as many of the key GNOME developers to attend as
Agenda and Schedule
The registration has just started and make sure that
you register early so as to win our cool swag (GNOME T-shirts, badges
and other accessories).
We have the maximum limit of 200 attendees, so register
now to ensure that you can attend it. Registration will be closed
when we hit our maximum cap. Also see the Summit WIKI out up by members of the GNOME Foundation.
Directions to Confence Locations
- From Times Square:
To Kings Games: Take the Q Express (Diamond) from Times Square to Kings Highway
in Brooklyn. (42nd Street, 34th, 14th, Canal, Dekalb, Atlantic, 7th Ave, Prospect Park, Newkirk, Kings Highway). The Conference is 4 blocks West near the Commerce Bank on East 12th Street right off Kings Highway.
To Brooklyn College:
Take the Q Train Local (Ciricle) to Ave H. Walk towards the Clock Tower of Brooklyn
College down Avenue H which wraps around the Schools Track. On Bedford Ave turn left to Campus Road
(the next intersection). Walk down Campus Road to the Student Union Building outside the side gate of the
As as Kings Games but walk to 17th Street (the train is on East 16th Street). Then cross the street and walk
down East 17th Street to Avenue P. The headquarters are housed in Ruben Safir's home at 1600 East 17th Street.
- From Grand Central
To Kings Games: That the IRT 4 05 5 train to Union Square - 14th Street. Transfer
for the Q trains as above.
To Brooklyn College:
Take the IRT as above to the Q Local.
- From Downtown Brooklyn:
Brooklyn College: Take the IRT 2 train to Flatbush Ave (last stop) at Borough Hall, and enter the campus
from Hillel Place at the 'Junction' (which is what this stop is called).
or take the Q train as above, but from Dekalb Ave and Flatbush accross from Juniors Cafe.
Kings Games: Take the N train at Borough Hall - Court Street to Dekalb. Switch for the Q accross the track.
Map of Kings Games
Map of Brooklyn College
Map of Vicinity
Need More Help: Call Ray 1-917-822-8502
Call NYLXS and Kings Games (718) 336-1955
Call NYLXS Headquarters 1-718-382-0585
WE ARE HERE TO HELP YOU
The Brooklyn Marriot in Downtown Brooklyn
The Golden Gate Motor Inn - Exit 9 on the Belt Parkway in Sheepshead Bay 718-743-4000
Location and Facitlities
Places to Stay
The Opening Session and developers sessions are being held in the
beautiful Student Union Building (SUBO) at the Penthouse and
in conference rooms. Further groups will be meeting on Sunday
at the new facilities at the NYLXS Education Center at Kings Games
with full internet access and wireless networking. Both floors
of the facility are being opened up for the pleasure of the confernece
NYLXS is also having it's yearly benifit dinner which will take place
at the NYLXS Education Center at 7:30PM.
After conference activities around New York City, including an evening
tour of New York is being planned for NYLXS, group dinners on the
Brooklyn Boardwalk, and more
NYLXS, as host, is appointing Ray Conolley as guest coordinator
for your entry into New York and finding resources and things.
Ray's Phone Number is 1-917-822-8502
There are innumerable cool places to live and to eat and drink in the
Big Apple. With help on getting travel
into New York and Hotel contact Lewis Travel at 1-212-682-4432 or
email at firstname.lastname@example.org. She has handles several NYLXS events
including our trip to LSM in France in 2001. For alternate
accomadations, email Ruben Safir at email@example.com. We have a
limited number of beds available by NYLXS members for the weekend.
If you need help in finding your way into New York from the Airport
or the Train Station, contact NYLXS at firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll
meet you at the airport on your arrival.
Funding from Ximian, Novell, NYLXS, and the Gnome Foundation
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The NYLXS dinner will be held during the conference on Saturday night
at 7:30PM at the NYLXS Education Center with Richard Stallman and many of the local and GNOME