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Conference Redux
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nmg

Conference registration: £400

Airline flight: £160

Hotel bill: £340

Discovering that less than ten people have bothered to stay around for your presentation: priceless

No, I'm not impressed. Can you tell?

Also, note the following exchange:

Me
This is our work on a formal model for XXX. I'm not a formal methods person, so I may not be able to answer your questions on those aspects; I'll concentrate on the broader context of our work and refer you to the paper.
Audience member
But what about (highly technical question relating to formal methods)?
Me
*boggles*

On the plus side, the burgers in the Hotel Malmaison are probably the best burgers I've have from hotel room service, or perhaps anywhere.



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No, there were about forty people left at the conference (the lesser of the two conferences that were colocated - lots of people went home on the Wednesday after the first conference finished).

This means that thirty of them decided to it would be better to go and see the sights in Belfast than stay for the last session of the day.

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