May 29 2010

Arrived in Rainy Melbourne

Categories: 2010 Mastering ... Melbourne Dave Rathbun @ 8:12 pm

I had a (long) flight from Los Angeles to Melbourne; the flight went very well. By that I mean I slept through most of it. :) They also had a “tail cam” which was really fun once the sun came up. They had a camera mounted in the tail so you could see the view from behind the plane. It was especially fun to watch the landing from that perspective.

The folks at Eventful Management have once again done an outstanding job. I took a quick tour of the facilities, and everything is quite nice. We have over 200 folks attending the conference this year which is up from last year. I like smaller conferences because it’s much easier to connect with folks. I’ve already met Josh in the lobby, and Tom and his lovely family in the lounge area. I will be going with Tom on a tour of the city later today, then tonight there is a speaker orientation meeting. The opening keynote and reception follow.

Maybe they’ll have more of this: