Bolsena Code Sprint 2010

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OSGeo Hacking event in a monastery near Bolsena (6-12 June 2010)

Event Owner
Jeroen Ticheler
6-12 June 2010
Bolsena - Italy
Agenda 2010
Previous years
2008 and 2009

After two successful years, we'll continue the OSGeo "hacking" event in Bolsena in an Italian monastery (see map location, and videos: 2008-video and 2009-video). The monastery is overlooking Lago Bolsena and offers space to about 25 people in small bedrooms :-) . It is one of the coolest places for such an event. Quiet, isolated, simple and serene. There's a good wireless and wired internet connection, further improved this year. It should be perfect for SVN, IRC and mail. Have a look yourself, including looking at the photo gallery. For what the food concerns, we will have a cook who will take care of us :-) . There's a large dining space, but we will eat outside overlooking the lake if weather permits (very likely in June).

The all inclusive cost will be 500 Euro per person for the full week. You can stay all seven days and food (breakfast, lunch and dinner) is included in the price. As last year, we will go out for a city visit and a dinner on one of the evenings (also included).

The event will take place during the whole week (7 days), although the emphasis will probably be Monday to Friday for most participants.

Please contact me if you have questions about this event (Jeroen Ticheler)

Registered Attendees

Those participating, you will need to make the payment of 500 Euro in advance to me to guarantee your place. Please contact me privately by email so we can arrange that. I've no problems if you later need to change as long as you make sure there's someone taking your place :-)

No Name Projects single/double room? Confirmed/tentative? Advance paid? Leaving at:
1 Jeroen Ticheler GeoNetwork & Marketing double confirmed x
2 Heikki Doeleman GeoNetwork single tentative x
3 Jose Garcia GeoNetwork single confirmed x
4 Anne Ghisla GRASS/QGIS single tentative
5 Stefan Krüger (soon Stefan Tzeggai) Geopublisher, AtlasStyler, Geootools single tentative
6 Just van den Broecke GeoNetwork single confirmed
7 Arnulf Christl Mapbender, Marketing & Pub. Com single confirmed
8 Thomas Baschetti Mapbender single tentative
9 Uli Rothstein Mapbender single confirmed
10 Christoph Baudson Mapbender single tentative
11 Francois Prunayre GeoNetwork single confirmed
12 Simon Pigot GeoNetwork single tentative
13 Andrea Aime GeoServer single confirmed
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[1] there are options to do outdoor activities like tracking. A guide can be organized and the cost is very reasonable.


We are still looking for sponsors!

How to arrive to the Monastery

The closest airports are the Roma airports (Ciampino and Fiumincino).

From Rome to the monastery there is 135 km aproximately.

There is no railway to Bolsena.

From Fiumicino to Rome you can take the train METROPOLITANO FR1.

From Rome you can take a bus (cotral to Viterbo and other bus from viterbo to Bolsena.

Monday to Friday there is a bus each hour but Sunday there are very few buses.

From Bolsena main street to the Monastery is aproximately 1 km.

It could be interesting to rent a private bus or several cars to move from Rome to the Monastery and from the Monastery to Rome.

If you are interested in share vehicle please add your name to the following table and the columns you need for new ideas.

Name I prefer to rent a bus I prefer to share rented car I'll go with my car and I have free seats
Heikki Doeleman x
Stefan Krüger x
Arnulf Christl not yet decided
Thomas Baschetti not yet decided
[[User:aaime|Andrea Aime seats available from Modena to Bolsena
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How to get back home

Name I prefer to rent a bus I prefer to share rented car I'll go with my car and I have free seats
Heikki Doeleman x
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