Packing list:

Clothes: The temperature in Manchester should be between the mid-60s and mid-80s(F). Bring casual clothes, comfortable shoes and a swimsuit (if you wish). You might wish to pack a smart casual outfit for dinner Tuesday and Wednesday night.

Laptop: Bring your laptop, power adapter and any necessary cables.

Gadgets: Feel free to bring digital cameras, digital video cameras, MIDI keyboards, digital microscope, web cam or any other high-tech toy you’ve been meaning to spend time learning or using. Don’t forget to bring tapes, memory cards, cables and any bits and pieces you may need.

Paper journal or blog: Each day will end with a discussion and period for reflection. It is recommended that each participant write their reflective thoughts in a journal or share their thoughts with the world via
a blog. If you already have a blog, fantastic! If you need to setup a blog in advance, try one of the following free options:

  • WordPress
  • Blogger
  • Constructing Modern Knowledge – You can have a free blog here. Just email gary [at]

Your imagination: Get ready for four days of action – with computers, experts and new friends.

Remember: Meals, except for the dinner at the baseball game, are at your own expense.