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= About the Meeting =
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== Dates ==
 
== Dates ==
March 25 - 28, 2019
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March 25 - 26, 2019
 
Exact agenda TBD, but I expect a 9:00 start and a 17:00 end each day
 
Exact agenda TBD, but I expect a 9:00 start and a 17:00 end each day
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== Agenda and Schedule ==
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The evolving agenda can be found at  '''[https://docs.google.com/document/d/1aKjxDLkEnPZ_0gHgAv4xy9iPv6hVBkIC_wiA0rZzRms/edit?usp=sharing here]'''
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== Meeting Dates and Location ==
 
== Meeting Dates and Location ==
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== Remote participation ==
 
== Remote participation ==
We should be able to allow remote participation for some of the meetings
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We should be able to allow remote participation for some of the meetings, but you need to register, such that we can ensure we can dial you in
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== Registration (both in person and for remote participation) ==
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Please fill out the following '''[https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc0WjJIF1t4_KkQobgi40D-nuKycz-h14HAvtfD6Q5SqipO0Q/viewform form]'''
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= Visa Invitation Letters =
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Please contact lars dot kurth at citrix dot com to get an invitation letter. Note that it will take 3 business days to generate a letter. Please provide the following information: Name as per passport, Passport No, Date of Birth, Place of birth, Date of passport Issue, Date of passport expiry, Place of passport issue, Expected Arrival Date, Expected Date when you leave the UK
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= Travel Information =
  
 
== Accommodation Options ==
 
== Accommodation Options ==
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The Citrix office is about 3.5km (a bit more than 2 miles) from Cambridge City centre. The map below gives a rough overview, showing the event location, railway stations and a number of popular hotels.
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[[File:CamHotels.jpg|600px]]
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=== Orchard Park ===
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There are a number of hotels in the Orchard Park area. This is a residential suburb of Cambridge. Hotels are usually less than GBP 50-120 a night. By taxi, it will take you about 8-10 minutes to the office. Walking is possible. If you plan to stay in this area, the best options are
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* [https://www.premierinn.com/gb/en/hotels/england/cambridgeshire/cambridge/cambridge-a14-j32.html?cid=GLBC_CAMBAR Premier Inn] (GBP 50)
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* [https://www.ihg.com/holidayinn/hotels/gb/en/cambridge/cbgim/hoteldetail Holiday Inn] (GBP 120)
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=== Arbury Road/Chesterton Road ===
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There are a number of smaller Bed and Breakfasts and Guest houses in the area, most costing around 80 GBP a night. Some of these are very good (look for ratings above 4.5) and are close enough to the city centre as well as the Citrix office.  By taxi, it will take you about 8-10 minutes to the office. Walking is possible.
  
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=== City Centre ===
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There are a number of options in the City Centre. You are looking at around GBP 120-150 per night unless stated otherwise and a 10-15 minute taxi ride to Citrix. If you have not been to Cambridge before, we highly recommend to stay in the city centre.
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* [https://www.marriott.co.uk/hotels/travel/cbgak-university-arms-hotel-autograph-collection/ University Arms (Marriott)]
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* [https://www.thevarsityhotel.co.uk/ The Varsity]
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* [https://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/united-kingdom/hilton-cambridge-city-centre-STNHCHI/index.html Hilton Cambridge City Centre]
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* [https://doubletree3.hilton.com/en/hotels/united-kingdom/doubletree-by-hilton-hotel-cambridge-city-centre-STNCBDI/index.html Doubletree by Hilton]
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* [https://www.premierinn.com/gb/en/hotels/england/cambridgeshire/cambridge/cambridge-city-east.html Premier Inn City East] (GBP 60)
  
 
== Travelling to and from Cambridge ==
 
== Travelling to and from Cambridge ==
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* '''Train:''' Take the train to Cambridge (45 mins). The cost is 13 pounds.
 
* '''Train:''' Take the train to Cambridge (45 mins). The cost is 13 pounds.
 
* '''Bus:''' There is a direct coach service to Cambridge ([https://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/residents/travel-roads-and-parking/buses/bus-timetables/ Jetlink]). This runs every hour and costs 11 pounds. More details are available from [https://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/residents/travel-roads-and-parking/buses/bus-timetables/ Jetlink]. Go to bay 18.
 
* '''Bus:''' There is a direct coach service to Cambridge ([https://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/residents/travel-roads-and-parking/buses/bus-timetables/ Jetlink]). This runs every hour and costs 11 pounds. More details are available from [https://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/residents/travel-roads-and-parking/buses/bus-timetables/ Jetlink]. Go to bay 18.
* '''Fixed price taxi:'''  
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* '''Fixed price taxi:'''
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** [http://www.stanstedairporttaxi.com/ Stansted Airport Taxis (GBP 44)]
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** [https://www.panthertaxis.co.uk/airport-transfer-guide Panther taxis (GBP 55)]
  
 
=== From London Luton ===
 
=== From London Luton ===
 
* '''Bus:'''There is a direct coach service to Cambridge ([https://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/residents/travel-roads-and-parking/buses/bus-timetables/ Jetlink]). This runs every hour and costs 13 pounds. More details are available from [https://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/residents/travel-roads-and-parking/buses/bus-timetables/ Jetlink]. Go to stop B.
 
* '''Bus:'''There is a direct coach service to Cambridge ([https://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/residents/travel-roads-and-parking/buses/bus-timetables/ Jetlink]). This runs every hour and costs 13 pounds. More details are available from [https://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/residents/travel-roads-and-parking/buses/bus-timetables/ Jetlink]. Go to stop B.
 
* '''Fixed price taxi:'''
 
* '''Fixed price taxi:'''
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** [https://www.1stairporttaxis.co.uk/taxi-from-luton-airport-to-cambridge.html 1ST Airport Taxis (GBP 57)]
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** [https://www.twelvetransfers.co.uk/destinations/london-uk-taxi-transfers/taxi-cambridge-luton-airport/ Twelve transfers (GBP 65)]
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** [https://www.panthertaxis.co.uk/airport-transfer-guide Panther taxis (GBP 73)]
  
== Registration (both in person and for remote participation) ==
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== Getting around in Cambridge ==
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Easy ways to get around, depending on your preference are:
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* '''Taxi''': with one of the following local providers. Note that '''all local taxi''' providers have an app to book cars and track bookings. For booking phone numbers and further information, see
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** [https://www.panthertaxis.co.uk Panther Taxis]
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** [http://www.camcab.co.uk/ Cam Cabs]
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** [https://www.a1cabco.co.uk A1 CabCo Cabs]
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* '''Uber''': is available in Cambridge
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* '''Bus''':  see [https://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/residents/travel-roads-and-parking/buses/bus-timetables/ Jetlink]
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* '''Cycle''': see [https://www.visitcambridge.org/things-to-do/on-your-bike/cycle-hire information on cycle hire]
  
  
 
[[Category:Community]]
 
[[Category:Community]]
 
[[Category:Events]]
 
[[Category:Events]]
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[[Category:Embedded and Automotive]]
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[[Category:Community Meetings]]
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[[Category:Safety Certification]]
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[[Category:Archived]]

Latest revision as of 17:08, 14 May 2019

About the Meeting

Dates

March 25 - 26, 2019 Exact agenda TBD, but I expect a 9:00 start and a 17:00 end each day

Agenda and Schedule

The evolving agenda can be found at here

Meeting Dates and Location

Location: map

Citrix Systems
101 Cambridge Science Park Rd
Cambridge CB4 0FY
UK

Remote participation

We should be able to allow remote participation for some of the meetings, but you need to register, such that we can ensure we can dial you in

Registration (both in person and for remote participation)

Please fill out the following form

Visa Invitation Letters

Please contact lars dot kurth at citrix dot com to get an invitation letter. Note that it will take 3 business days to generate a letter. Please provide the following information: Name as per passport, Passport No, Date of Birth, Place of birth, Date of passport Issue, Date of passport expiry, Place of passport issue, Expected Arrival Date, Expected Date when you leave the UK

Travel Information

Accommodation Options

The Citrix office is about 3.5km (a bit more than 2 miles) from Cambridge City centre. The map below gives a rough overview, showing the event location, railway stations and a number of popular hotels. CamHotels.jpg

Orchard Park

There are a number of hotels in the Orchard Park area. This is a residential suburb of Cambridge. Hotels are usually less than GBP 50-120 a night. By taxi, it will take you about 8-10 minutes to the office. Walking is possible. If you plan to stay in this area, the best options are

Arbury Road/Chesterton Road

There are a number of smaller Bed and Breakfasts and Guest houses in the area, most costing around 80 GBP a night. Some of these are very good (look for ratings above 4.5) and are close enough to the city centre as well as the Citrix office. By taxi, it will take you about 8-10 minutes to the office. Walking is possible.

City Centre

There are a number of options in the City Centre. You are looking at around GBP 120-150 per night unless stated otherwise and a 10-15 minute taxi ride to Citrix. If you have not been to Cambridge before, we highly recommend to stay in the city centre.

Travelling to and from Cambridge

From London Heathrow

  • Tube and Train: Take the tube to Kings Cross (1 hour) and then train to Cambridge (45 mins). The fast train to Cambridge runs every 30 minutes. You will need to buy separate return tickets for the tube (about 5 pounds) and train (about 20 pounds).
  • Bus: There is a direct coach service to Cambridge (Jetlink). This runs every hour and costs 23 pounds. More details are available from Jetlink. Go to stop 18 at Terminal 4, or stop 9 at the central bus station.
  • Fixed price taxi: there are a number of fixed price taxi services which are worth considering. Note that you will have to pre-book:

From London Gatwick

  • Tube and Train: Take the Thameslink train to Kings Cross (1 hour?) and then train to Cambridge (45 mins). The fast train to Cambridge runs every 30 minutes. You should be able to buy a return ticket covering both trains at about 25 pounds. There is a Gatwick express to London Victoria, but this is more expensive and you will need to take the tube from Victoria to Kings Cross.
  • Bus: There is a direct coach service to Cambridge (Jetlink). This runs every hour and costs 30 pounds. More details are available from Jetlink. Go to South Terminal stop 8, or North Terminal stop 3.
  • Fixed price taxi:

From London Stansted

From London Luton

Getting around in Cambridge

Easy ways to get around, depending on your preference are: