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What is the Tor Meeting?

A meeting of the core Tor team, developers, volunteers and invited guests in Rome, to discuss plans, milestones, deadlines, and other important matters.

Participant Guidelines: 2017Montreal/ParticipantGuidelines

Week at a glance

  • March 11: meeting invitees arrive; sometimes group dinner in the evening.
  • March 12: Tor open board meeting; structured agenda with specific tracks.
  • March 13: structured agenda with specific tracks.
  • March 14: self-organizing open space: working and hacking sessions.
  • March 15: self-organizing open space: working and hacking sessions; later everyone heads home.

Location

The event venue will be located in The Rome Life Hotel. http://www.moodhotels.it/eng/life-hotel-roma/meeting-rooms-rome.html

Hotel

We will have three separate hotels for this meeting. They're all located on the same block. They are The Rome Life, The Rome Times, and The Rome Glam Hotels. http://www.moodhotels.it/eng/life-hotel-roma/index.html http://www.moodhotels.it/ita/rome-glam-hotel/index.html http://www.moodhotels.it/eng/times-hotel-roma/index.html

Airport

Here's where information about getting there goes.

Weather

What to expect weather-wise.

Weather Forecast

Update this closer to the date!

Who

If you want to tell people that you're going or not going, please add yourself to this table:

(Remember, Day 0 through Day 2 are invitation only.)

Person Attending Arriving Departing Mark this column if you want a room in the hotel block Preferred name for name tag

Dinner

Here's where information about the group dinner goes. If you plan on attending the "meet and greet" dinner, please add yourself to this table:

Person Attending

Coordination mailing list

Subscribe to the tor-meeting mailing list to keep informed about plans.

Outcomes and Session ideas

Put your ideas for outcomes and sessions here:

(Wiki page format is YearCity/AgendaIdeas)

Open Days

(YearCity/OpenDays)

Notes

(YearCity/Notes|Session Notes

Nearby (temporally and physically) conferences

Right before the Tor Meeting, there's the Internet Freedom Festival (IFF) in Valencia, Spain, between 5th-9th March 2018. Learn all about the IFF here: https://internetfreedomfestival.org/

Local Medical Resources

Pharmacy / Chemist =

Don't forget to include hours!

Doctor

Interesting local stuff

Groceries / Supermarket

Sightseeing in Rome

Rome is an ancient city full of attractions worth visiting. Some of these are included in the table below.

Attraction Cost Open Hours Link Notes
Trevi Fountain Free Always https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trevi_Fountain It's less crowded late at night (but still quite crowded)
Pantheon Free 9am - 6pm https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pantheon,_Rome Usually no queue :)
Colosseum 12 euros 8:30am - 5pm https://www.coopculture.it/en/colosseo-e-shop.cfm Buy your ticket online (in advance) to skip the (huge) queue!
Roman Forum & Palatine Hill Included in the Colosseum ticket 8:30am - 5pm https://www.coopculture.it/en/heritage.cfm?id=4 Located right next to the Colosseum
Piazza Venezia Free Always https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piazza_Venezia Walking distance from the Colosseum
Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel 17 euros 9am - 6pm (last entry at 4pm) https://biglietteriamusei.vatican.va/musei/tickets/do Buy your ticket online (in advance) to skip the (huge) queue!
St. Peter's Basilica Free 7am - 6pm https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Peter%27s_Basilica Located right next to the Vatican
Piazza di Spagna Free Always https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piazza_di_Spagna Includes the famous Spanish Steps & Fontana della Barcaccia
Piazza del Popolo Free Always https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piazza_del_Popolo Includes an Egyptian obelisk & various famous fountains
Piazza Navona Free Always https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piazza_Navona Famous fountains and Egyptian obelisks
Campo de' Fiori Free Always https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Campo_de%27_Fiori Giordano Bruno was burnt alive on this square (located close to Piazza Navona)
Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano Free 7am - 6:30pm https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Archbasilica_of_St._John_Lateran The oldest & most highest-ranking church in Rome
Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore Free 7am - 6:45pm https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basilica_di_Santa_Maria_Maggiore It's beautiful.
Capitoline Museums 11,50 euros 9:30am - 7:30pm http://www.museicapitolini.org/en/informazioni_pratiche/biglietti_e_audioguide Probably best to purchase your ticket online (to skip the queue)
Catacomb of Priscilla 8 euros 9am - 12pm, 2pm - 5pm http://www.catacombepriscilla.com/index_en.html Called "the Queen of the Catacombs"

Craft Beer

Local hackerspace