Schedule

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.

We will be announcing the list of accepted proposals soon. 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 closed on June 15, 2017.

Event Dates

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.

Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
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Aug 26 Aug 27 Aug 28 Aug 29 Aug 30 Aug 31 Sep 01 Sep 02 Sep 03

Registration Information

Registration for Flock is still open! Register now - you are welcome to register to attend whether or not you have proposed a session.

Attendees who register and pay the registration fee by July 24, 2017 will be included in the count for items that have to be confirmed in advance. This includes lunch and the t-shirt. If you register and/or pay after this date you may not receive all of the benefits of registration.

Requests for financial assistance are handled via the registration system. Applications for Financial Assistance filed after July 14, 2017 are unlikely to be funded as there are only limited funds available.

Social

Mailing List

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.

IRC

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

Telegram channel TBA

Transportation

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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.

Venue and Hotel

The Resort and Conference Center at Hyannis is both the conference venue as well as the conference hotel.

  • A $139/night* rate per double, queen, or king room is available. You will need to use the "Group Attendee" code "FLOCK" on the hotel reservation form to book your room at the Flock rate.
  • A $169/night* double occupancy (under 18 free) discounted rate is available the weekend before and the weekend after.
  • If you are booking by phone, please state that you are attending the Flock 2017 Conference.
  • The Cape Cod Resort and Conference Center will charge your credit card immediately for one night as a deposit which will be applied to the last night of your stay. The remainder of the charges will be paid at checkout.
  • July 26 is the cut-off for our reserved block. If reserving for yourself, please book before then!

Please Note: If you receive financial assistance to attend Flock, the organizers will book your travel arrangements (flight, hotel, bus) for you.

* 11.7% lodging tax applies.

The Resort and Conference Center at Hyannis

35 Scudder Avenue, Hyannis, Massachusetts USA 02601
+1 (866) 828-8259
info@capecodresortandconference.com

Evening Events


Information coming soon.

Sponsors


Sponsorship opportunities are still open. For information, contact flockinfo@fedoraproject.org.


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