[openstack-dev] Save the Date- Queens PTG

Monty Taylor mordred at inaugust.com
Tue May 23 23:46:05 UTC 2017

On 05/23/2017 06:27 PM, Anita Kuno wrote:
> On 2017-05-23 07:25 PM, Anita Kuno wrote:
>> On 2017-04-05 06:05 PM, Erin Disney wrote:
>>> We are excited to announce the September Project Teams Gathering in
>>> Denver, CO at the Denver Renaissance Stapleton Hotel this September
>>> 11th-15th.
>>> As mentioned at the Atlanta PTG feedback session in February, we had
>>> narrowed down our PTG location options to Denver and Montreal. Based
>>> on attendee feedback we received in Atlanta, we knew keeping room
>>> rates down was a priority and are excited we were able to negotiate a
>>> $149/night for attendees in Denver versus nearly $200/night in Montreal.
>>> We are sensitive to international travel and have heard and
>>> understand concerns regarding both travel to and from the U.S. amidst
>>> political uncertainty. We are reviewing options for remote
>>> participation for those unable to join us in person. Moving forward,
>>> we are planning to host the February/March 2018 PTG in Europe. Stay
>>> tuned for additional information on future locations for the PTG and
>>> look forward to Sydney in November 2017 and Vancouver in May 2018 for
>>> the upcoming OpenStack Summits.
>>> We will share registration and sponsorship information soon on this
>>> mailing list. Mark your calendars and we hope to see you in Denver!
>>> Erin Disney
>>> OpenStack Marketing
>>> erin at openstack.org <mailto:erin at openstack.org>
>> According to xe.com (my favourite currency exchange rate website) $140
>> USD is equivalent to $189 CDN (Canadian currency), and $200 CDN
>> (Canadian currency) is equal to $147 USD.
>> Sound like a difference in room rate of about $10 per night in
>> Canadian currency and $7 per night in US currency.
>> I must be missing something.
>> Thank you,
>> Anita.
> My mistake I mis-read, $149 USD is equal to $201 CDN (Canadian
> currency), so it looks like the same price to me.

I believe (although I do not know for absolute certain) that the prices 
given were already normalized to USD. So it wasn't $149USD vs $200CDN it 
was $149USD vs $200USD.

It is, of course, worth clarifying.

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