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   1 From: Mark Looi <m.looi@qut.xxxx>
   2 To: Russell Stuart <russell-humbug@stuart.xxxx>
   3 cc: Jared Ring <jring@isi.qut.xxxx>
   4 Date: Fri, 8 Aug 2008 23:30:30 +1000 (EST)
   5 Subject: Re: The Bid for LCA 2010
   6 
   7 On Fri, 8 Aug 2008, Russell Stuart wrote:
   8 
   9 > LCA have called for bids for 2010.  The initial submission deadline is
  10 > Friday, 29 August.
  11 >
  12 > A few points:
  13 >
  14 > 1.  We had a chance to meet with LCA 2009's organiser.  I dragged
  15 >    her through QUT, showing her Z block, South Bank and so on.
  16 >    In her opinion, Z block was more than large enough, even for
  17 >    the keynotes.  She would know.  That is a load off my mind.
  18 >
  19 > 2.  We walked through it around mid June.  It was a beautiful day,
  20 >    very pleasant to be out and about.  Its it possible to hold
  21 >    LCA at around that time of year, I presume during the mid
  22 >    semester break?
  23 
  24 Yes, we could hold LCA in the first 3 weeks of July - that's our mid 
  25 semester break.
  26 
  27 > 3.  We need to contact the UQ colleges again, to verify they are
  28 >    available.  To do that we need to know the time of year.  I
  29 >    can make a decision by Monday, if you can give me a firm
  30 >    yea/nay on holding it mid year.
  31 
  32 I have no idea on this one - someone will need to check with the UQ 
  33 colleges.  I suspct availability will be quite limited.
  34 
  35 > 4.  Unresolved question: Saturday.  It doesn't have to be all of
  36 >    Z block.  Melbourne got by with one large hall, and a place
  37 >    to stage open day, and a place to have a BBQ.
  38 
  39 Ok - we can commit to Saturday now.  We are now a 6 day campus at 
  40 Gardens Point.
  41 
  42 > 5.  Attached is last years letter of support.  I am assuming
  43 >    the only changes will be above.  There is a chance we will
  44 >    take you up on the offer for a Speakers Dinner venue.
  45 
  46 Seems good to me.
  47 
  48 Mark
  49 
  50 
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  53 Professor Mark Looi                                 m.looi@qut.xxxx
  54 Deputy Dean & Head of Academic Unit        www.fit.qut.edu.au/~looi
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