At all costs, modesty
Our second meeting was held on Wednesday 21 February 2007, in various
locations on the Jubilee Campus of the University of
Nottingham. Despite some minor technical problems with a narcoleptic
projector, we fed our heads acceptably, I think. A swift one or two in
the Three Wheatsheaves, a curry at Taste of India, then next door to
the Johnson Arms: Fun continues to be a valuable social occasion, as
well as (despite?) its academic status. It seems that the
substantial attendance at the inaugural meeting was not, after all,
beginner's luck. Thank you all for coming!
As promised, here's the
receipt for dinner. Curry, as it happens, in the
Taste of India, Abbey Street.
Graham and Conor Said
The second Fun in the Afternoon will take place in Nottingham
next week, on the afternoon of Wednesday 21st February. This
James McKinna will be
giving an invited talk to
start the event off, and we'll then have three half-hour talks
by Jeremy Gibbons,
Nils Anders Danielsson, and
We hope it will be as much fun as the first event in
for this to be the case we need as many people as possible to
come along and join in. Please spread the word!
The second Fun in the Afternoon will be held on the Jubilee
Campus of the University of Nottingham on Wednesday 21st February
2007. Nottingham is centrally located in the UK, and is easily
reachable by all forms of transport. Travel info and maps are
Before the talks start at 2pm, you are welcome to bring your own
sandwiches and have lunch with us in the Atrium of the Computer
Science building (labelled 4 on the campus map available above).
There are two places to buy sandwiches on the campus, either from
the cafe on the top floor of the New Business School (labelled 7
on the campus map), or from The Exchange (labelled 2.)
The talks will take place in seminar room A32 of the Education
(not Computer Science) building on the Jubilee Campus, which is
the building labelled 6 on the map. We will put up some signs
on the day to help make sure no-one gets lost.
We'll retire afterwards to a local pub for further discussion
and heated debate, and then to dinner for those interested.
We look forward to seeing you in Nottingham next week! If you
are planning to come, it would be useful if you can drop us a
line and also say if you are likely to come for dinner, in order
that we can estimate numbers for coffee and dinner.