Flock 2017 is a more action-oriented event than previous years. This affects the types of session proposals that will be accepted. A team status report is less likely to be accepted than a collaborative team working session or a workshop.
The Flock 2017 planning committee will focus on ensuring the right folks can attend these working sessions, so expect a productive and energizing event!
Our CFP for session proposals will be open until June 15, 2017.
Flock will begin the morning of Tuesday, August 29. Sessions will continue each day until midday on Friday, September 1. You should plan to arrive on Monday, August 28 and to depart no sooner than Friday afternoon for the best experience.
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The Flock attendees 2017 mailing list is the primary means of communication for attendees of Flock. If you register for Flock, you will be subscribed to this list.
Our main IRC channel for the event is #fedora-flock on irc.freenode.net. Each session room also has a dedicated channel in IRC, and some sessions will be transcribed there.
Telegram channel TBA
There are many transportation options to get to, from, and around Hyannis and Cape Cod.
The closest international airport is Logan International Airport in Boston, MA.
The Plymouth & Brockton bus line has a direct bus from Logan to the Hyannis Transportation Center; it is a 2-hour trip one-way.
Here is a detailed overview of transportation options.
The Resort and Conference Center at Hyannis is both the conference venue as well as the conference hotel.
Our negotiated room rate during Flock is $139/night per double, queen, or king room (11.7% tax applies.) You will need to use a special code to book your room at the Flock rate (we will announce this code shortly. Watch this space.)
If you receive financial assistance to attend Flock, the organizers will book your lodging for you. If you are booking your own lodging at the hotel, please book before July 26, at which point our reserved blocks will open up to the public.
Information coming soon.