Meetups in Bangkok?

skwashd's picture

I'll be flying to DrupalCon from Melbourne to LA via Bangkok - long story. I have a full day stop over in each direction. I'd like to meet some of the local Drupal community.

I'll be in BKK from around 0430 until mid - late afternoon (my flight leaves at 1930) on Friday 4 March 2011. I'm planning to spend some time in the lounge in the morning getting breakfast and catching up on some work, then be in town from early morning.

On my way home I'll be there from 0600 until late evening (my flight is just after midnight) on 22 March 2011. Although I'll probably be a bit jet lagged, I'm happy to meet people during the day or even arrange something in the evening if people are into that.

I'm open to all suggestions. Let me know what you think.

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Local Research

syujengchyang's picture

I am doing local research in Udon Thani about 600 km from Bangkok.

Hello, i live in Bangkok and

bara.munchies's picture

Hello,
i live in Bangkok and do Drupal most of the time. I suggest this place to meet up. it's a restaurant/cafe in Silom called "Bug and Bee", got lot of space, wifi and plugs. BTS station Sala Daeng:

http://www.bugandbee.com/

map

http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=Bangkok,+Thailand&ll=13.728213...

Meeting at Bug-n-Bee

expertalmost's picture

This Friday, the 18th? What time? Looking forward to a Drupal group meeting!

Friday 4 March 2011

bara.munchies's picture

Friday 4 March 2011

Just send out messages to all

bara.munchies's picture

Just send out messages to all our mailing lists and groups about this event.

Will be joining

craig_'s picture

Glad to see a get together on this. Have been doing a lot of drupal devel over the last year, but haven't been in touch with the local community. Will be good to see people here again and update on what people are up to.

Links

bara.munchies's picture

anyone interested to get in touch with the local tech community i can suggest you these links:

Barcamp mailing list (Usually only active before a barcamp, but can be used anytime)
https://groups.google.com/group/barcamp-thailand

Beercamp Mailing list. Its an event every 14 days (next one is tonight). Having dinner and drinks together. We always try to find different places in town.
https://groups.google.com/group/bangkok-beercamp

Hackerspace Mailing list/FB group. Our effort to get a hackerspace set up in Bangkok.
https://groups.google.com/group/bangkok-space
http://www.facebook.com/home.php?sk=group_144492112263469

Will be there

juan.bangkok's picture

Nice to hear about this. See you at the Bug and Bee

Time?

skwashd's picture

Sorry for not responding, things have been a bit chaotic here.

The venue looks good and public transport is perfect.

What time would you want to meet? I would like to be back at the airport by 18:00, which I think would mean leaving the city around 17:30. How does that fit with people's commitments?

Still happening?

skwashd's picture

I fly out in about 24 hours and will be in BKK in around 36 hours. Do people still want to meet up?

sorry, somehow didn't get the

bara.munchies's picture

sorry, somehow didn't get the notifications on updates of this group.
will be at the place mentioned tomorrow from around 11 am til about 3 or 4 pm.
will send a reminder to the barcamp mailing list.
see you guys tomorrow.

looks like some people are

bara.munchies's picture

looks like some people are now meeting privately at the same time, so I'm a bit confused now. who is still planning to come to the public meetup?

What What What?

expertalmost's picture

WOW! I get it now...why trying grasp the essentials of Drupal is so dauntingly difficult. It is like try to grasp the essentials of this thread. hahaha Many different ants going in many different directions with nothing more than a wiff of occasionally converging pheromone trails. Welcome to crowdsourcing. How I miss the ordered and easy to learn world of assembler/C/C++.

I read airport. I read Bug and Bee. I read "place mentioned." I read 7pm. I read 11, 3, 4, 5:30, this friday weeks ago, friday 18, friday 4th.

Essentials: WHO is meeting WHERE and WHAT time and WHY? Clearly stated with command and intent, in one easy-to-read post.

Otherwise I will see someone I do not know at the bug-n-bee-airport-usual-place-place-mentioned between 11 and 5:30 from some distant past friday to today hahahaha

Where is the queen ant when you need her?
Thank you for any clarity someone might offer :-)

Cordially,
expertalmost
but never at this rate ;-)

I'm easy

skwashd's picture

I don't really care, I just want a clear plan. I thought my initial post was pretty clear, subsequent posts had suggestions, but nothing firm and no times as far as I could see.

I have committed to meeting the open dream crew at their office as 11, but I can reschedule that for after the meetup if that works for other people.

I'll leave people to work something out in the next 45mins or so, then I'm heading to the station to catch a train to the city.

I'm heading to Bug and Bee

skwashd's picture

I will go to bug and bee and if I can't find people I'll head over the to the open dream offices. I'd appreciate it if someone could txt +61 410 47 42 55 which exit I should use at the MRT station - where to meet someone there.

bug and bee

ppcc's picture

I'll be at the bug and bee around 11. Will ask loudly for a drupal meet, please keep your ears peeled. Bara.munchies, is that your real hair, because if so I think I will be able to recognise you :)

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