HHC 2019 Conference update

Thomas Kline thomas.kline at uni.edu
Thu Aug 8 18:58:42 MDT 2019


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Thom Kline


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> On Aug 8, 2019, at 6:52 PM, Richard <rjnelsoncf at cox.net> wrote:
> 
> See you all there some way or another...... 
>  
> GREAT!  X < > Y,  Richard
> P.S. On a non-calc issue.  Do you have a model railroad layout?  If so, what scale?
>  
> -----Original Message-----
> From: hhc-bounces at lists.brouhaha.com [mailto:hhc-bounces at lists.brouhaha.com] On Behalf Of Roger Hill
> Sent: Thursday, August 8, 2019 4:01 PM
> To: Handheld Computing Conference discussion list
> Subject: RE: HHC 2019 Conference update
>  
> Hi Richard, Eric, and all,
>  
> Have you looked at Southwest Airlines?  I just now checked some
> flights for Thursday September 19, and a lot of the ones from Phoenix
> to Reno are less than $200 one way (with 1 or 0 stops).  There are
> even a couple from Houston to Reno which are less than $200 (with 1
> stop).  Haven't checked the return flights, but the day of the week
> can make a big difference.
>  
> My only issue is with getting back to St. Louis after the conference.
> I had to pay more ($291) for a flight from Reno to St. Louis on
> September 23 because of time constraints on my friend who is picking
> me up at STL.  The flight left Reno at 1 p.m., but then they sent me
> a notice saying the flight had been changed to 3 hours earlier.
> That's the first time (in a lot of Southwest flying) that they have
> changed the flight on me; maybe because of the 737 issues.
>  
> See you all there some way or another......
>  
> -- Roger
>  
> ------------ On Richard's message ------------
> Hello Eric et al,
> I had to fly (with one stop) from Phoenix to San Jose to Reno in
> order to get the best air fare.  The only good thing was that there
> was no plane change, but it required additional travel time – 3 Hrs.
> total.   Round trip $309.50  9/19 and 9/23.
> The return trip was 41% more expensive – reverse route.  Does anyone
> have a perspective on the 737 issue?
> X < > Y,
> Richard
>  
> -----Original Message-----
>  
> From: hhc-bounces at lists.brouhaha.com
> [mailto:hhc-bounces at lists.brouhaha.com] On Behalf Of Eric Rechlin
> Sent: Wednesday, August 7, 2019 6:12 PM
> To: Handheld Computing Conference discussion list
> Subject: Re: HHC 2019 Conference update
> Yes, airfares are extraordinarily expensive to Reno, which is
> probably one reason for the diminished interest.  I was waiting for
> fares to go down, but they never did, so I finally bit the bullet
> yesterday and paid for a $519 fare from Houston.  And that wasn't
> even the best flight times (or even non-stop), either of which would
> have added more.  I've flown to Europe for that much!
>  
> Perhaps one thing to consider when deciding locations of future
> conferences is airfare, because at least for me that cost more than
> the hotel.  On the other hand, perhaps flights are expensive
> everywhere now thanks to the 737 shortage.
> Eric
>  
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