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This time next week my wife and I will be somewhere in the North Atlantic on our way to the Bahamas. It's been a couple of years since our last cruise so we're pretty excited for the chance to hit the seas again. The particular cruise we're going on is part of the RIAdventure social/tech gathering. I've always enjoyed hanging out with other programmers and tech folks at conferences, but the conference always occupies most of our time. This cruise is all about the social aspects but I'm sure there will be loads of conversations on ColdFusion, Flex, AIR, and rich Internet applications in general. When you get a bunch of geeks together you can be there will be lots of tech talk.

I believe there are upwards of 30 people going including Joshua Cyr, Dan Skaggs, Dan Wilson, Yancy Wharton, Jared Rypka-Hauer, and Todd Sharp. Since I'll be arriving a day before the ship sets sail, I thought it'd be nice to have dinner with anyone else that's already in Miami. If you're going to be in Miami on Sunday the 8th and you want to have dinner, give me a ring (just press the "Call Me" button in the right margin). Or, you can always leave a comment on this post or e-mail me.

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This entry was posted by Aaron West on February 2, 2009 at 8:00 AM. It was filed in the following categories: ColdFusion, RIAdventure, Personal, Adobe AIR, Flex, Flash. It has been viewed 5760 times and has 7 comments.

7 Responses to Gearing Up for RIAdventure

  1. As much as I'd love to be going, unfortunately I'm not :(

    I've been following the mailing list, but it's just not going to work out for me this time. Have fun though!!!

  2. Oh-oh... someone better tell my wife, my in-laws, and the travel agent!

    Seriously, though, man... I'm not gonna be able to make it this year. Thanks for thinking of me though! :D

  3. Aaron,
    Nice timing on the blog post. Shannon and I were set to organize a Cuban dinner Sunday and you beat me to it. We're happy to combine efforts. I've repointed my blog post to yours:

    http://www.nodans.com/index.cfm/2009/2/1/Sailing-W...

    Should be a fun time!

    DW

  4. We will be having dinner with family Sunday night but are certainly up for drinks/social at the hotel after dinner. Since we arrive around noon we are probably going to stop by the hotel to check in then head to South beach or something along those lines.

  5. @Dan - My wife and I would be cool with getting some Cuban cuisine on Sunday, so let's just go ahead with your idea. So, anyone wanting to hang out with the coolest people on the Internet and have a good meal just look us up. As I mentioned in my blog post folks can phone my mobile using the Grand Central "Call Me" badge in the right margin. Or e-mail me and I'll pass on my digits.

    @Joshua - Yea, let's all meet up at the Sofitel after dinner for drinks!!

  6. Great idea, guys! Darla and I will be delighted to join y'all for dinner, and perhaps a wee tot at the Sofitel afterwards.

  7. Just an update for anyone wanting to grab dinner tonight... we're meeting in the Sofitel lobby at 8:30pm. Dan W. says there's a Cuban restaurant within walking distance of the hotel.