On Wed, Jan 27, 2010 at 3:42 PM, Eugene Eric Kim <eekim(a)blueoxen.com> wrote:
2010/1/27 phoebe ayers
I researched this question out of curiousity last
year, and the most
promising venue seemed like UC Berkeley, with their blocks of dorms
that they rent out for conferences. USF/SF State similarly have space.
Someplace like Mission Bay is gorgeous but pricey.
Phoebe, did you look at Fort Mason? They've got a beautiful space, a
nonprofit rate, and there are places to eat and stay close by.
Transportation is not the best, though. It doesn't have that collegial
residency nearby, though, a feature that's been great at previous
I did -- it's great, though the onsite hostel only sleeps 162 and the
theater max capacity is 437 (although there is a big warehouse for
3000 that can also be rented), so we'd likely have to have the
keynotes elsewhere, and accommodation and transport would be a
Otherwise a good plan! You see the trouble with this particular
conference size :)