Roderick Colenbrander thunderbird2k at
Mon Sep 21 16:50:10 CDT 2009

On Mon, Sep 21, 2009 at 5:50 PM, Jeremy White <jwhite at> wrote:
>> What do you guys think about it? I really think there is an interest
>> in this and I think the university might be willing to help as well.
> I think it's a nifty idea.  The key catch would be getting a space
> for the meeting; if the University can help with that, I think it
> would work great.

Space is not really an issue.

> Of course, you locals would need to drive the effort, as
> many of us will be inbound during that time.  I'd be cheerful
> to sit in the back and heckle, presuming my flight isn't delayed
> and I make it in time.

I would organize it together with Julius and perhaps some others. The
main thing we need from 'Wine' are 2 people who can give a
presentation and what it should be about. I'll try to ask some people
around here for input.

> Also, we should note that anyone wishing to attend Wineconf
> but not stay at the hotel should still let us know so we can
> plan to have food for you.

At least I will be there (and can't say for others). I also talked a
bit with Julius and Hans and likely we will eat somewhere in the
center of Enschede at least on Saturday. The restaurants on the campus
(or close to here) can be good as well but in the center you also have
some pubs and it has a nicer atmosphere.

Finally if we would need some funds for this (I don't think it is
needed but in the worst case we might need at max 200 euro or so
perhaps for drinks or other things), would the Wine Fund be able to


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