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Second Quarter

Face-to-Face meeting

Sept. 17 & 18, 2012 (New York City)

Topic: networking and virtualization

Logistics

Place and Subway Travel

Our face to face is taking place at MF/PL offices which are located in Alfredo's house. Alfredo's phone number is 347 675-0953

The address is

461 54th Street (between 4th and 5th Avenues) in Brooklyn NY

By train, you take the R train (BMT line) downtown into Brooklyn to the 53rd Street stop which leaves you on 4th Avenue. Walk half a block to 54th, make left and proceed up the block. It's a mild hill. The house is in front of the second fire pump.

We will be posting the addresses for other locations where people are staying on this page in a very short time.

Travel

  • Ross, Kendra, Tomas: Arriving by car from Boston Sunday evening
  • Miles: Arriving by Amtrak Sunday evening
  • Langston Arriving Amtrak Sunday evening
  • Rita -- Air flight booked
  • Roberto Air flight booked

Accommodations

  • Tomas: Housed with Jamie
  • Roberto: Housed with Alfredo
  • Langston: Housed with Alfredo
  • Miles: self made arrangements
  • Kendra: Housed with Hilary
  • Rita: self made arrangements
  • Ross: self made arrangements

Agenda

Pre-meeting reading materials

Sept. 17

September 18

  • 9:00 - 9:30 Reflections on previous day
  • 9:30 - 11:30 Independent work, exercises
  • 11:30 - 12:00 wrap up

Second Quarter's Work

Over the course of the second quarter, mentees will be assigned the tasks of setting up virtual servers to perform the following tasks:

  • Web Environment [link to how to], Deadline: October 15
  • Email system [link to how to], Deadline: November 15
  • File Server/Samba server [link to how to]: December 8