[ADMB Users] ADMB meeting in Reykjavik - Doodle Poll

Laurie Kell laurie.kell at iccat.int
Fri Jun 14 00:41:16 PDT 2013

I think this a really important meeting and I would have loved to
attend. Unfortunately it clashes with our main Scientific meeting at ICCAT.

I am forwarding this email to Finlay as he has started developing a
tools based on Rcpp to help integrate ADMB and R.


On 13/06/13 23:08, Arni Magnusson wrote:
> Dear friends,
> The upcoming ADMB Developers' workshop in Reykjavik in September was 
> discussed a bit at the ADMB Foundation board meeting last week. There are 
> two other relevant conferences taking place in Reykjavik in the same 
> month:
>    12-14 Sep (Thu-Sat), LGM conference in Reykjavik
>    https://sites.google.com/site/lgm2013ice/
>    23-27 Sep (Mon-Fri), ICES conference in Reykjavik
>    http://ices.dk/news-and-events/asc/ASC-2013/Pages/default.aspx
> Initially, we (Anders, Arni, Hans) scheduled the ADMB meeting 8-11 
> September, just prior to the LGM conference. Now that our LGM abstract has 
> been rejected, our focus is shifting to the ICES conference.
> It seems likely that some ADMB-oriented people might attend the ICES 
> conference. To make it practical to visit Iceland and attend both the ADMB 
> and ICES events, we could shift the ADMB meeting to be just before or 
> after the ICES meeting.
> ---
> Therefore, I have set up a Doodle Poll:
>    http://doodle.com/dx5et3fe4dfp2d48
> Please mark the days that you would _prefer_. If there are days you 
> _cannot_ make it, please email me so I can take that into account. Ignore 
> this poll if you don't plan to attend. Feel free to forward this email to 
> others.
> At the end of the poll, we are looking for a 4-day slot for the ADMB 
> meeting.
> The range between 17 Sep and 1 Oct would be practical for anyone planning 
> to attend both the ADMB and ICES events. If I'm the only one attending 
> both, there may be no practical reason to shift the ADMB meeting.
> Let's finish this poll before Wednesday (19 June) and make a decision.
> Looking forward to welcoming you to Iceland this autumn,
> Arni
> P.S. If you urgently need a reason to attend the ICES conference, I can 
> add you as a coauthor on a simple paper that's been accepted in Session Q 
> on Bayesian methods. Your contribution would be in the introduction and 
> discussion sections. This might help convince your employer about the need 
> to travel to Reykjavik this autumn.

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