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== Possible <strike>Fall</strike> Spring Hackfest: Paris, May 29th — June 2nd, June 20th — June 24th, or June 27th — July 1st ==
 
  
This page details the planning of a possible Inkscape's 2017 <strike>Fall</strike> Spring hackfest.
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This page details the planning of Inkscape's 2017 hackfest.
  
Other pages: [[Hackfest2017Fall Topics]], [[Hackfest2017Fall Attendees]]. Old: [[Hackfest2017]], [[Hackfest2016]], [[Hackfest2015]].
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Other pages: [[Hackfest2017 Topics]], [[Hackfest2017 Attendees]]. Old: [[Hackfest2016]], [[Hackfest2015]].
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= Hackfest: Paris, June 27th — July 1st =
  
 
==Description==
 
==Description==
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A hackfest! We will work on Inkscape bugs, new features, and packaging as well as website issues; in fact anything that can benefit from developers and users being physically in the same space.  
 
A hackfest! We will work on Inkscape bugs, new features, and packaging as well as website issues; in fact anything that can benefit from developers and users being physically in the same space.  
  
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==Paris==
  
==Location - Paris==
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Paris is well connected with three international airports (including the second busiest in Europe) as well as being the center of the TGV high speed train network.
 
 
 
 
Paris is well connected with three international airports (including the second busiest Europe) as well as being the center of the TGV high speed train network.
 
 
It is centrally located in Europe and is an easy trip for many Inkscape hackers. There are direct flights to/from most major US cities.
 
It is centrally located in Europe and is an easy trip for many Inkscape hackers. There are direct flights to/from most major US cities.
  
Possible locations:
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==Venue==
 
 
=== Paris proper ===
 
 
 
Mc can/did contact the following places about meeting space.
 
 
 
Advantages:
 
 
 
* All the benefits of being in the center of one of the most vibrant world cities.
 
 
 
Disadvantages:
 
  
* High housing cost (but seems to be plenty reasonably priced AirBnB's).
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The hackfest will take place at [http://www.cite-sciences.fr/fr/au-programme/lieux-ressources/carrefour-numerique2/ Carrefour Numérique²]. This is a Fablab/hackerspace located inside Paris's excellent modern science museum. They use Inkscape all the time (and the love it!).
  
====★[http://www.cite-sciences.fr/fr/au-programme/lieux-ressources/carrefour-numerique2/ Carrefour Numérique²]====
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Location on [https://www.google.com/maps/place/City+of+Science+and+Industry/ Google Maps], [http://www.openstreetmap.org/search?query=48.89573%2C2.38799#map=17/48.89573/2.38799 Open Street Map]. Carrefour Numérique² is located on level -1.
* Fablab/hackerspace using Inkscape all the time (they love it), with working space
 
* Room with five tables each with plugs and wired Internet available May 29th-June 2nd, June 20th-June 24th, or June 27th-July 1st. July 1sth is their monthly Libre Software meetings date.
 
* Open from Noon - 6:30PM.
 
* Host monthly Blender meetings and twice-yearly Ubuntu parties.
 
* Excellent modern Science museum.
 
* Free
 
  
====[https://www.ens.fr ENS]====
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Take Metro line 7 to Porte de la Villette.
* Limited availability, no availability from mid-june to mid-july
 
* 75% discount (=>125€/day for a classrom)
 
  
====[http://www.cnam.fr CNAM]====
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==Facilities==
* hard to find whom to contact (TODO)
 
* high probability to be able book a room for free (depending on date)
 
  
====[https://paris.numa.co/ NUMA]====
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We'll have use of the "Salle class numérique" three days and "Le studio" one day. The "Salle" is equipped with five tables, each with power and wired Internet connection (TBD check on wireless connections). Remember to bring an EU type plug adapter.
* special coworking space
 
* free if the event is open
 
  
====[https://gaite-lyrique.net/ Gaîté Lyrique]====
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==Schedule==
* Some sort of special place where technology and art meet. With a big open working space and rooms
 
* Did not email them yet
 
  
==== [https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/contact/spaces/paris/ Mozilla] ====
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Tuesday-Friday from Noon - 6:30 PM. We'll meet informally in the morning.
* Available 15th-19th May, 5th-9th June, 12th-16th June, 3rd-7th July.
 
* Open working hours (we need to have a host with us.
 
* Central Paris.
 
  
====Other options====
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* Tuesday, June 27th: Salle classe numérique (Numeric classroom)
* [http://www.telecom-paristech.fr/ Télécom Paris] ? (not investigated yet)
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* Wednesday, June 28th: Le studio. (The studio)
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* Thursday, June 29th: Salle classe numérique (Numeric classroom)
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* Friday, June 30th: Salle classe numérique (Numeric classroom)
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* Saturday, July 1st: We'll meet with the local Inkscape user community as part of [http://premier-samedi.org/ Premier Samedi du Libre]. (TBA)
  
=== Saint-Rémy-lès-Chevreuse ===
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==Hackfest Dinner==
  
Paris suburb with easy train connection from Paris (50 minutes from central Paris, trains every 15 minutes, opposite end of train line that connects Paris to Charles de Gaulle airport).
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An informal dinner will be held one night. TBA.
  
Advantages:
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==Attendance==
  
* Pleasant town in the [http://www.parc-naturel-chevreuse.fr/ Haute Vallée de Chevreuse Regional Natural Park]. 11th century chateau towers over the neighboring town.
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Anybody interested in Inkscape is welcome to attend. Funding is available for travel expenses based on past contributions to Inkscape. See the [[Hackfest2017 Attendees]] page for more details.
* For a small gathering (<=10), Tav can host at his home. Nearby AirBnB and pleasant hotel within walking distance as well as a couple of bakeries and restaurants.
 
* Lower cost than Paris proper.
 
  
Disadvantage:
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==Schedule==
  
* Far from central Paris.
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A schedule will be developed based on input from attendees and the Inkscape community. See the [[Hackfest2017 Topics]] page for further details.
  
 
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Revision as of 13:58, 5 May 2017

This page details the planning of Inkscape's 2017 hackfest.

Other pages: Hackfest2017 Topics, Hackfest2017 Attendees. Old: Hackfest2016, Hackfest2015.

Hackfest: Paris, June 27th — July 1st

Description

A hackfest! We will work on Inkscape bugs, new features, and packaging as well as website issues; in fact anything that can benefit from developers and users being physically in the same space.

Paris

Paris is well connected with three international airports (including the second busiest in Europe) as well as being the center of the TGV high speed train network. It is centrally located in Europe and is an easy trip for many Inkscape hackers. There are direct flights to/from most major US cities.

Venue

The hackfest will take place at Carrefour Numérique². This is a Fablab/hackerspace located inside Paris's excellent modern science museum. They use Inkscape all the time (and the love it!).

Location on Google Maps, Open Street Map. Carrefour Numérique² is located on level -1.

Take Metro line 7 to Porte de la Villette.

Facilities

We'll have use of the "Salle class numérique" three days and "Le studio" one day. The "Salle" is equipped with five tables, each with power and wired Internet connection (TBD check on wireless connections). Remember to bring an EU type plug adapter.

Schedule

Tuesday-Friday from Noon - 6:30 PM. We'll meet informally in the morning.

  • Tuesday, June 27th: Salle classe numérique (Numeric classroom)
  • Wednesday, June 28th: Le studio. (The studio)
  • Thursday, June 29th: Salle classe numérique (Numeric classroom)
  • Friday, June 30th: Salle classe numérique (Numeric classroom)
  • Saturday, July 1st: We'll meet with the local Inkscape user community as part of Premier Samedi du Libre. (TBA)

Hackfest Dinner

An informal dinner will be held one night. TBA.

Attendance

Anybody interested in Inkscape is welcome to attend. Funding is available for travel expenses based on past contributions to Inkscape. See the Hackfest2017 Attendees page for more details.

Schedule

A schedule will be developed based on input from attendees and the Inkscape community. See the Hackfest2017 Topics page for further details.