GitTogether10

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GitTogether '10

October 25(Mon)-27(Wed) in 1500 Plymouth St, Mountain View, California (day after the Google Summer of Code Mentor Summit).

Signup deadline is Oct 12th. Google needs a final guest list by then to prepare badges, sign in lists for reception, and a final head-count to plan for food.

Any questions, please contact Shawn Pearce ( gsoc@spearce.org ).

Attendees

  1. Shawn O. Pearce
  2. Rob Heittman
  3. Nasser Grainawi
  4. Martin Fick
  5. Andrew Bayer
  6. David Borowitz
  7. Jean-Baptiste Queru
  8. Avery Pennarun
  9. Junio C Hamano
  10. Tom Preston-Werner
  11. Maria Gutowski
  12. Fredrik Luthander
  13. Ulrik Sjölin
  14. Stephen Boyd
  15. Chris Aniszczyk
  16. Thomas Rast
  17. Jelmer Vernooij
  18. Jens Lehmann
  19. Heiko Voigt
  20. Sverre Rabbelier
  21. John 'Warthog9' Hawley
  22. Patrick Renaud
  23. Martin von Zweigbergk
  24. Brad Larson
  25. Magnus Bäck
  26. Jonathan "Duke" Leto
  27. Juan Delgado
  28. Jeff King
  29. Anush Elangovan
  30. Mandeep Baines
  31. Benjamin Meyer
  32. Dmitry Fink

Google has us capped at 32 attendees.

Please join the GitTogether mailing list. We promise to keep the traffic low and only about this event. Useful information for attendees will be sent to this list as we get closer to the GitTogether.

Approximate Agenda

TBD

Please try to time your arrival to the 9:00-9:30 am window each day. Googlers will be on hand to help you sign in and find the meeting room. After 9:30 sign-in will get a little bit more interesting as you may need to work with main reception.

Breakfast and lunch each day will be catered by Google.

Dinners:

  • Dinner on Monday: To be planned, probably at a local restaurant at your own expense.
  • Dinner on Tuesday: To be planned, probably at a local restaurant at your own expense.
  • Dinner on Wednesday is not pre-arranged.

Suggested Topics

Please propose a topic by adding it to the table below.

Speaker Kind of session Title Talk Length
Avery Pennarun Design presentation + discussion How bup stores 1TB+ in git, and what exploded along the way 40 min
Avery Pennarun Discussion / brainstorm How can we make git-submodule/git-subtree usable by mere mortals? 20 min
Jelmer Vernooij Presentation / Discussion Dulwich 20 min
Brad Larson Presentation / Discussion Hudson and Gerrit integration 20 min
Shawn Pearce Presentation Git on DHTs 15 min
Shawn Pearce Discussion Distributed code reviews 20 min
Everyone Ignite/Lighting Talks How to (not) abuse Git 20/50 min
Thomas Rast Presentation / brainstorming Resurrecting the exponential-stride/bisection algorithm; practical issues 20 min
Jonathan "Duke" Leto Discussion / brainstorming Git and Encryption : What is the best way to do X ? 30 min

Directions

Its up to you to get to Google each day. You may want to try and carpool with other attendees staying at nearby hotels.

When mapping driving directions you want to use 1500 Plymouth St, Mountain View, California as the building street address.

The meeting space, Palomar Tech Talk, is on the second floor of the Plymouth 1 building.

Parking: Any parking that is not otherwise reserved for the disabled, expectant mothers, etc., is fair game. Help yourself.

Sign In: You will need to sign in at reception each day. You will be asked by our system to execute an NDA, which covers anything you may learn about Google during the course of your visit, not the content of the GitTogether. If you feel strongly about not executing the NDA, you can go right ahead and decline it during sign in. You won't be that close to employee areas, so I don't care if you sign it or not.

Photos: Nope. Outside only. Be good.

Recording: Audio only, no video. Be good. Since this is a standard Google tech talk room, we may be able to take advantage of the video recording capabilities to record a specific talk or two and post them on YouTube after the event.

Misc.

Google will be serving breakfast and lunch each day, in addition to coffee and beverages during the event. We will arrange for dinner off-campus, at our own expense.

Plenty of table space and power outlets will be available in the meeting room. Folks outside the US may need to bring an outlet adapter/voltage converter. Please make sure to bring your laptop power supply. Unlike most Google conference rooms our meeting space does not come with built-in laptop power connectors. Even Googlers need to bring their own power supply.

Google has free wireless Internet access available everywhere on the campus ("GoogleGuest"). 802.11 wireless support is required to connect to the Internet. Hardwired LAN connections are not available in our meeting space. If you think you'll want to get online during the sessions please test your wireless to make sure it is working before you travel.

Travel Details

Google provides some information about discounted lodging, visiting and parking.

Public transit is available in the area, look at Google Transit to help you plan a route.

If you would prefer to spend less than you would on taxi service but would prefer to be picked up at the airport rather than navigate public transport, try Super Shuttle. Shared rides (with a van full of other travelers) start at about 35 USD from any of the area airports.

Nearby airports are, in increasing distance from Google:

  • SJC - San Jose, CA
  • SFO - San Fransisco, CA
  • OAK - Oakland, CA

Nearby Activities

If you are traveling far and wish to stay some extra time there are many activities in the bay area.


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