I was going to speak at Trinug on Monday, since I'll be in North Carolina already, speaking at the Corillian Technical Advisory board. Everything has moved along smoothly, topics were chosen and addresses exchanged.
Unfortunately, somewhere in the middle of an email thread ten-deep, the city changed. I'm flying into Charlotte, and Trinug meets in Raleigh. These two cities are 155 miles apart, and there's no way I could change my flights or get a rental car and still successfully speak my company's conference at 8amEST on Tuesday.
I'm just sick about this. Even though it's not an issue of fault - just a communication breakdown, these things happen - I feel like I'm letting Trinug and INETA down.
I'll be in Charlotte on Monday evening at Quiznos around 6pm if anyone wants to join me as I drown my sorrows in a vat of Diet Coke.
UPDATE: Maxim Karpov and the Charlotte Nerd Dinner crew have organized a dinner Monday and Quiznos is too small. The new details for Monday's dinner are:
Date: Monday March 06th, 2005Time: 5:30pm – 9:30pmPlace: Presto Bar and Grill 445 West Trade St.Charlotte, NC 28202704-334-7088
Scott Hanselman is a former professor, former Chief Architect in finance, now speaker, consultant, father, diabetic, and Microsoft employee. I am a failed stand-up comic, a cornrower, and a book author.
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