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The Compute team is having their Mitaka mid-cycle meetup in Bristol, UK.

  • Where: Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Long Down Avenue, Bristol BS34 8QZ, UK
  • When: January 26-28 2016

Event Details

  • Arrive 9:00 for 9:30 start on first day
  • Location of HPE office and walking directions from Holiday Inn hotel: see map
  • You will be greeted on arrival at the main reception
  • Two rooms are available for the event plus an area for catering, these are directly accessible from the reception, you will not need a security pass
  • Open wifi access to the internet is available on SSID: hpguest
  • There will be a dinner sponsored by HPE on Wednesday evening - you should have received an invitation (let us know if not)
  • Please see Paul or Alli if you need anything at all during your visit
  • Etherpad: https://etherpad.openstack.org/p/mitaka-nova-midcycle


  • Bristol has an airport that serves most European cities, alternatives are the Heathrow and Gatwick airports near London.
  • From Bristol airport
    • Taxi (see signs on arrival)
  • From Heathrow or Gatwick airports


  • There is a block booking available at a reduced rate at the HolidayInn Bristol - Filton. Please quote "HWP" when you call to obtain the special rate. Tel: +44 117 910 4269. This rate is available until 6th January 2016
    • To book a room at the event rate go through the Registration page at starcite event website
    • Rates are listed on the Hotel Information page at starcite event website [warning: event rate not available on hotel web site]
    • Walking distance from the hotel to the HPE site is 1.2 miles see map
  • Other hotels are available in the area and Bristol city centre
    • Note: the HPE site is approx. 4.5 miles from the city centre and the rush hour traffic can be very busy in winter.

General Help and Visas

Nova Specifics

  • Event registration: starcite event website
    • Please note that event signup has also been available at eventbrite. Yes, this is confusing but don't worry, we will reconcile any differences between the two.

List of Attendees