Bolsena Code Sprint 2017

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OSGeo Hacking event in a monastery near Bolsena (11 June - 17 June 2017)

Event Owner
Jeroen Ticheler
When
11 June - 17 June 2017
Where
Bolsena - Italy
Agenda
Previous years
2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016


After nine successful years, we'll continue the OSGeo "hacking" event in Bolsena in an Italian monastery (see map location, and videos: 2008-video, 2009-video and 2010-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 git, 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 550 Euro (Excl VAT) per person for the full week. You can stay all seven days and food (breakfast, lunch and dinner) is included in the price. As in previous years, 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)

Network links

IRC channel: #bolsena at freenode


Registered Attendees

Those participating, you will need to make the payment of (To be determined) Euro (Excl VAT) in advance to GeoCat bv to guarantee your place. Please contact me by email so I can send you the invoice and bank details. 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: Breakfast help:
1 Jeroen Ticher Marketing double confirmed x
2 Trang Pham Marketing single confirmed x Friday Monday
3 Maria Arias de Reyna GeoNetwork single confirmed x Friday Monday
4 Joana Simoes GeoNetwork single confirmed x Monday
5 Jose Garcia GeoNetwork single confirmed x Friday Wednesday
6 Juan Luis Rodriguez Ponce GeoNetwork single confirmed x Tuesday
7 Paul van Genuchten GeoNetwork single confirmed x
8 Anton Bakker GeoNetwork single confirmed x
9 Michel Gabriel GeoNetwork single confirmed x Tuesday
10 Antonio Cerciello GeoNetwork single confirmed x Monday
11 Jorge Mendes de Jesus GeoNetwork single confirmed x Saturday
12 Francois Prunayre GeoNetwork single confirmed
13 Volker Mische Noise single confirmed Tuesday
14 Florent Gravin GeoNework single confirmed Friday Wednesday
15 Olivier Guyot GeoNework single confirmed Friday Wednesday
16 Christophe Mangeat GeoNework single confirmed Friday Wednesday
17 Arnaud De Groof GeoNework single confirmed Friday Thursday
n Copy this line and add your details GeoNetwork single confirmed
[1] please sign up to help with setting up and cleaning the breakfast during one day in the week.

Sponsoring

We are always welcoming 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 http://www.cotralspa.it/ENG/capolinea.asp) to Viterbo and other bus from viterbo to Bolsena (9am & 7.30pm).

Alternatively you can take a train from Rome to Orvieto and take a taxi from Orvieto to Bolsena. Orvieto Taxi info: 1) Paolo of 'Gulliver Taxi' gullirent@alice.it tel 0763 302969 or mobile 330 477399. 2) Luigi gigitaxi@libero.it tel 338 9790846. Luigi speaks limited English 3) OrvietoTaxi : http://www.orvietotaxi.it simone@orvietotaxi.it is a good option (by Just)

You could also walk from Orvieto to Bolsena via routes such as the one shown here - about 14km if you take the shortest route. :-)

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 prefer to get a ride if you have a car I'll go with my car and I have free seats I'll go by train Comments
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How to get back home

Name I prefer to rent a bus I prefer to share rented car I prefer to get a ride if you have a car I'll go with my car and I have free seats I'll go by train Comments
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Resources

Presentations

"Metadata Support in QGIS" - Joana Simoes

"Pywps and service orchestration with taverna" - Jorge de Jesus

"Python et al" - Jorge de Jesus

Blog posts

Photo's