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10 Clarence Place · San Francisco, CA

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Loading Dock Ramp -> Freight Elevator #2 -> Second Floor

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The event is hosted at CloudFlare ( on Thursday, June 23rd, 2011 at 7PM. Doors open at 6:30PM.


* 18:30 :: Check-in & Mingle
* 19:00 :: Introductions & Presentation
* 20:00 :: Questions and Answer & Open Form
* 20:30 :: Networking & Discussion
* ??? :: Beers at the pub!

CloudFlare is located at:
10 Clarence Place - second floor
San Francisco, CA
(3rd and Townsend)

Clarence Place is an alley in between 2nd and 3rd Street, just off Townsend. To get to CloudFlare, go down the alley, make a left up the last loading dock, into the freight elevator, up to the 2nd Floor. There is signage once you get to the loading dock.

SF Web Performance Google Voice Number:
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