Proposal for an AG technical retreat..

Mary Fritsch fritsch at
Fri Oct 13 15:25:03 CDT 2000

Wow, Happy Meals are $1.99 in Chicago....

(Let's get serious though, the atmosphere alone for a Hawaii Retreat would

Since I handled many of the tutorials here at Argonne, and coordinate many
conferences for Argonne, let me know if I can do any leg work for the
Retreat even if it isn't in Illinois.....  (when we get an approved

At 09:39 AM 10/13/2000 -1000, Brian Chee wrote:
>Yeah...I've been working on getting Key3Media (owners of Networld+Interop)
>to do a regional Interop in Hawaii....seems there are LOTS of things that
>are actually cheaper in Hawaii than places like
>LasVegas/SanFrancisco/LA/Chicago and other convention towns.
>Hotels are cheaper, rental cars, food, freight are all cheaper....just make
>sure you dont' do your shopping in Waikiki....basic tourist trap....even
>McDonald's Happy Meals are $6.00 in Waikiki and only $3.75 outside....
>Seriously, my rental rates on the East West center is dirt cheap, and if you
>gotta squeeze, I have access to VIP dorms (private room and bath w/ keycard
>access...parkiing is $3.00/day runs about $65/night)
>I just did a DARPA PI meeting there and it was about half what a hotel would
>have charged me.
>/brian chee
>University of Hawaii at Manoa
>Dept of Information & Computer Sciences
>Advanced Network Computing Lab
>Attn: Brian Chee
>1680 East West Road, POST 311
>Honolulu, HI  96822
>808-956-5797 voice
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Barbara A. Kucera" <bkucera at>
>To: "Don Morton" <morton at>
>Cc: <ag-tech at>
>Sent: Friday, October 13, 2000 6:45 AM
>Subject: Re: Proposal for an AG technical retreat..
>> Although I would be happy to attend a conference at either site, after
>> making my air reservations to Montana next week, I've discovered that it
>> actually less expensive to fly from Illinois to Hawaii than to Montana . .
>> . and that's the truth!
>> Barbara
>> ------------
>> At 09:24 AM 10/13/2000 -0600, Don Morton wrote:
>> >Jonas Talandis wrote:
>> >>
>> >> This sure works for me. Next best would be a place with snowy
>> >> slopes......
>> >>
>> >
>> >Missoula is nice for that :)  We're still hoping to be on the air
>> >by end of the year - just waiting for the go-ahead from our
>> >research VP, and I'm told it's pretty likely...
>> >
>> >If so, we might have some interest in helping with a retreat, or
>> >a future one....
>> >--
>> >   Don Morton           
>> >   Department of Computer Science       The University of Montana
>> >   Missoula, MT 59812 | Voice (406) 243-4975 | Fax (406) 243-5139
>> ________________
>> Barbara A. Kucera
>> Alliance/EPSCoR Liaison
>> National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA)
>> University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
>> (217) 244-0131 * Fax (217) 244-2909
>> "The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter
>> their lives by altering their attitudes of mind." - William James

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