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For the past 3 years, the Pentaho community has had a European meet up. The first was in Mainz Germany, the second in Barcelona Spain and third in Lisbon Portugal.

This year we've decided to go to sunny Frascati near Rome.

What kind of event?

The event is a very informal meet up for Pentaho people from around Europe (and further afield if your boss doesn't mind footing the air fare (smile) ), to discuss the latest and greatest in Pentaho Innovation and other geek stuff. Community members are invited to give a Pentaho related presentation of their choosing. The intent is to keep it community oriented and not Pentaho marketing driven.

The format will be similar to BarCamp - Community members are invited give a presentation or facilitate a session related to using Pentaho technology to solve problems. In addition to community sessions, most of the Pentaho Architects will be there to show off their latest stuff. People should be free to break off into groups and work together.

This is intended to be a community event - for the community and by the community. We have been taking feedback via Pentaho forums, IRC and through comments in this wiki. If there is a topic that you want to talk about or present on, please ask for a speaking slot or discuss in the forums.

Friday 23th September

09:30 pm - Meet up in front of Gelateria Bar Belvedere / Gran Cafe Roma (Address: Piazza Roma 1, Frascati) (Coordinates: 41.80704,12.680262, GMaps: Usually there's quite a crowd hanging around on the main square.
09:15 am - Drag Tom to the hotel

Saturday 24th September

09:30 am – Gathering at Villa Flora
10:00 am – Presentations
13:00 pm – Lunch (join proposal below or go out on yourself)
14:00 pm – Presentations
16:20 pm – Small coffe break at the meeting room and terrace
16:30 pm – Presentations cont.
18:30 pm – End of presentations
20:00 pm – Dinner and drinks, somewhere

Please see: Rome (Frascati) 2011 Gathering - Talk Proposals

Sunday 25th September

Most likely something for leisure... 


Presentation List


Please see: Rome (Frascati) 2011 Gathering - Talk Proposals

Event Organization


see also: Rome (Frascati) 2011 Gathering - Discussions around Event Details & Organization

How to get there

The location:

By plane:

Rome's major airport is Roma Fiumicino (FCO), however you might want to explore Roma Ciampino (CIA) first, as this airport is very close to Frascati and served by Ryanair and other low cost airlines.

From Fiumicino Airport to Frascati:

From Ciampino Airport to Frascati:

By train:



If you have access to this kind of technology, you might get there really quick.

Accommodation Ideas

Given the fact Italians are know to be so hospitable you might try:

Or use one of these hotels in Frascati:

You can also use Google Maps for more hotel ideas.

Registrations / Who's Going

Please register over here (it's free):

Just about all other decisions depend on having a good idea whether there will be 10 people or 100 people attending.

General information

Follow us on Twitter

Twitter hashtag: #PCM11

Pictures from the event

Blending in

Please make sure you study the following sentences so you blend in.

Some Roman slang to blend in with the younger crowds:

To blend in with a more developed crowd, you might want to show off with some Latin:

Lunch proposal Saturday

This is the lunch proposal for Saturday.

- Scaglie di pecorino Brunelli 
- Ricotta morbida 
- Salame Corallina e prosciutto I.G.T. di Norcia
- Quiche con verdure di stagione
- Focaccia non lievitata con indivia e olive di Gaeta
- Insalata di misticanza con arista, emulsione ai fichi e caprino

Il tutto accompagnato da bottoncini e pizza bianca cotta a legna

Primi piatti (you can try all three if you want):
- Fusilloni alla norcina siciliana croccante
- Mezze maniche con julienne di verdure fresche e uovo speziato
- Calamarata con pesto rosso di mandorle e dadini di melanzane al profumo di menta

- Crostata artigianale cioccolato bianco e basilico

- Vini Locali
- Acqua minerale di Nepi
- Acqua liscia San Benedetto
- Caffè