NeoOffice Event - Milan, Italy - 30 May 2008

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On Friday, 30 May 2008, FreeSMUG.org will be hosting an event in Milan, Italy. At that event, the developers of NeoOffice - Patrick Luby and Ed Peterlin - will host informal discussion sessions on NeoOffice's future plans and other topics of interest to NeoOffice users.

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[edit] Registration

This event is free and open to everyone. No registration is required.

[edit] Live video coverage

FreeSMUG.org has posted video coverage of the event from this web site. To access the videos, press the "ON-DEMAND" button and in the list that appears, click on any of the "NeoOffice event Milano" links.

[edit] Text Summary

Ed Peterlin has posted a text summary of the event on the NeoOffice 2008 Conference Summary page.

[edit] Location

NeoOfficeCon 2008 will be held at @Work - an Apple Premium Reseller - in Milano, Italy. @Work is located at the following address:

via Carducci angolo Galleria Borella 3
20123 Milano

The nearest Milano Metro stops are Sant'Ambrogio and Cardorna.

[edit] Schedule of Activities

Below is the schedule of activities. Please note that all times are Central European Summer Time:

Friday, 30 May 2008:

  • 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM - Meet and chat with Patrick and Ed, the NeoOffice developers
  • 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM - Lunch break
  • 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM - Patrick and Ed will provide an overview of our NeoOffice 3.0 development and release plans
  • 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM - Patrick and Ed will host an informal discussion of what new features they should try to add to NeoOffice. This is the chance for users to help Patrick and Ed identify where they should invest their development effort during the coming year.
  • 5:00 PM to 6:00 - Patrick and Ed will host an informal question and answer session
  • 6:00 PM to 8:00 - Event/party with special guest (Paolo Attivissimo, Lucio Bragagnolo, Antonio Dini, Fabrizio Venerandi,...)
  • Evening - Pizza dinner with Patrick and Ed

Saturday, 31 May 2008:

  • Late Morning - Brunch with Patrick and Ed
  • Afternoon - Informal siteseeing around Milan with Patrick and Ed
  • Evening - Informal dining with Patrick and Ed

[edit] Accomodations

Locations, Hotels and Underground map

Hotels near NeoOfficeCon location:

4 Stars:

Hotel King Corso Magenta 19 - 20123 Milan, Italy | Ph. +39 02/874432 Fax. 02/89010798

Hotel Rubens Via Rubens, 21 - 20148 Milan, Italy | Ph. +39 02/40302 Fax 02/48193114

3 Stars:

Hotel Palazzo Stelline Corso Magenta, 61 - 20123 Milan, Italy | Ph. +39 02/48.18.431 Fax 02/48.51.90.97

Hotel Duca di York Via Moneta, 1 - 20123 Milan, Italy | Ph. +39 02/874863 Fax 02/8690344

Hotel Sant'Ambroeus Viale Papiniano, 14 Milan, Italy | Ph. +39 02/8008989 Fax 02/48008687


Hotels near central railway station (Stazione Centrale):

2 Stars:

Hotel Paradiso Via Benedetto Marcello, 85 - 20124 Milan, Italy | Ph. +39 02/2049448


"Piero Rotta" youth hostel

Via Salmoraghi angolo via Calliano - 20148 Milan, Italy | Tel. +39 0239267095 Fax. +39 0233000191

booking site:

http://www.ostellomilano.it/ | http://www.hihostels.com/ | http://www.hostelbookers.com/ | http://www.hostelworld.com/ | http://www.ostellionline.org/

For your hostel reservation is request an advance of 5% - 10% and a fee of 1,50€ or 2,00€

Youth hostel is 6 underground stops from NeoOfficeCon location.


Milan hotels list

3 stars hotels in the historical center of Milan

[edit] Travel Tips

Links to nearby airports and transportation to NeoOfficeCon location (@Work).

From Linate Airport (LIN): Bus nr. 73 get off in Piazza San Babila, then underground Red Line (nr. 1) till Cadorna Northern Railway Station (Cadorna Nord), then 5 mins. walk.

From Malpensa Airport (MXP): Malpensa Express train till the " City Air Terminal" at Cadorna Northern Railway Station (Cadorna), then 5 mins. walk.

From Bergamo Airport “Orio al Serio” (BGY): Bus till the Central Railway Station (Stazione Centrale) Air Terminal and then Underground Green Line nr. 2. Get off in Sant'Ambrogio Station (Sant'Ambrogio).

From Central Railway Station (Stazione Centrale): Underground Green Line (nr. 2). Get off in Sant'Ambrogio Station (Sant'Ambrogio).

City public transport tikets cost 1,00€ for 75 mins. You can use underground only one time. 24/48 hrs tikets available

Locations, Hotels and Underground map

Milan Public Transport site

Milan Underground map

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