Setting the Agenda

Martin A
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Setting the Agenda

Postby Martin A » 06 Oct 2017, 21:29

Memofest is just a week away :shock: !

So now 2 questions so that I can try and work out an event plan.

Who has something that they want to show. I know some of you have said you're working on something, no need to say what it is if you want to keep it a surprise :lol:

What time to people expect to be here

Details can be sent to the memofest2017@btinternet.com e-mail address

NB if anyone's significant other is coming and needs a "native guide" to the area that can be arrange too.

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JonB
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Re: Setting the Agenda

Postby JonB » 07 Oct 2017, 15:30

Well, I listed the stuff I plan to bring on the "what to do" thread.

None of it is Memotech related I'm afraid. Will you have space for the big Tandy?

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Re: Setting the Agenda

Postby Martin A » 07 Oct 2017, 19:05

The "computer room" benches are both about 7' long.

The "provisional" Memofest setup has 7 screens set up, one or 2 of which can be moved if necessary :shock:

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Re: Setting the Agenda

Postby 1024MAK » 08 Oct 2017, 23:36

Hi Martin

On Saturday, my estimated arrival is likely to be between 10:00 and 11:00. I will be traveling by car.

Mark

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Re: Setting the Agenda

Postby Martin A » 13 Oct 2017, 14:25

Here's the sort of plan for the day, based on what I know of arrival times etc:

10:00 to 11:00 Arrivals, tea, coffee and chat.

11:00 to 13:00 Morning session: demonstrations

13:00 to 14:00 Lunch

14:00 to 15:00 Pre cake session: more demonstrations

15:00 to 15:30 Tea, coffee and CAKE

15:30 to 19:00 Afternoon session: high score competition and repairs/upgrades, maybe coding competition results ?

19:00 to 20:00 Evening meal

20:00 to whenever - TDB

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Re: Setting the Agenda

Postby 1024MAK » 14 Oct 2017, 08:06

About to leave, GTA (guesstimated time of arrival) is around 11:00 :D

Mark

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Re: Setting the Agenda

Postby Bill B » 14 Oct 2017, 22:47

Thanks to Martin & family for hospitality, a very substantial buffet and another very impressive cake.

I only wish I had been able to spend longer with all the assembled Memotechies.

Bill.

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Re: Setting the Agenda

Postby 1024MAK » 15 Oct 2017, 01:42

Bill B wrote:Thanks to Martin & family for hospitality, a very substantial buffet and another very impressive cake.

I only wish I had been able to spend longer with all the assembled Memotechies.

Bill.

Agreed on both points :D

I also thank Martin for a wonderful Memofest ;)

And after a smooth drive home, I'm home safe and sound :mrgreen:

Mark

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Re: Setting the Agenda

Postby JonB » 15 Oct 2017, 18:53

It was a really good day. A lovely spread, not one but THREE cakes (one of which was the Memofest cake with its impressive decoration). There was some really interesting conversation (some of which - most! - I didn't follow too well, there being some proper experts in attendance) plus some really fascinating off topic stuff. Thanks to Mark and Martin for helping me get the machines back in my car. That Tandy is a heavy old beast... lots of patchy fog on the way home but made it safe n sound.

Very happy I came and thanks again to "Mein Host" Martin and his mum who made some really cracking cups of tea. That Victoria sponge was pretty special too!

:)


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