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From Alex Huang <Alex.Hu...@citrix.com>
Subject RE: [Discuss] CloudStack Collab Summit 2013
Date Tue, 26 Feb 2013 20:40:58 GMT
One question I have is should we time the event to announce graduation at one of the collabs?
 Or is it too much coordination?

--Alex

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sebastien Goasguen [mailto:runseb@gmail.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, February 26, 2013 12:37 PM
> To: cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: Re: [Discuss] CloudStack Collab Summit 2013
> 
> 
> On Feb 26, 2013, at 3:22 PM, Giles Sirett <giles.sirett@shapeblue.com> wrote:
> 
> > Mark - missed this thread last week (vacation), sorry to post so late
> >
> > I agree with the 2 x events. I see Chips point, but those airfares
> > across the Atlantic  add up for folks and I think 2 will give us a
> > greater number of people & community value overall. I think a good %
> > of people will come to both  and we shouldn't be scared of overlapping
> > content
> >
> >
> > I'm happy to lend as much time/effort as needed to help get the Europe
> > event rolling and I'm sure the other ShapeBlue guys will. I'll also
> > discuss at our next European User group meetup (many of whom aren't on
> > these lists)
> >
> > I don't know how last years Collab was organised, but could this be
> something that the eurpoeans (i.e.  myself, Seb, Donal, Hugo, Wido, etc  )
> can have a more direct input on ?
> 
> Giles, I am sure we can have a local organizing committee.
> The more companies and folks help plan/sponsor this the better.
> 
> -sebastien
> 
> >
> > Kind Regards
> > Giles
> >
> > D: +44 20 3603 0541 | M: +44 796 111 2055 Giles.Sirett@shapeblue.com
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Mark Hinkle [mailto:Mark.Hinkle@citrix.com]
> > Sent: 26 February 2013 18:28
> > To: cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org
> > Subject: Re: [Discuss] CloudStack Collab Summit 2013
> >
> > On 2/25/13 9:02 AM, "Mohammad Nour El-Din"
> <nour.mohammad@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> >> Hi
> >>
> >>
> >> On Thu, Feb 21, 2013 at 8:57 PM, Sebastien Goasguen
> >> <runseb@gmail.com>wrote:
> >>
> >>> I will be happy to help plan the one in Europe with my dutch buddies.
> >>>
> >>> We just need to agree on dates soon, so that we are not left in a
> >>> time crunch planning a 600 people event in one month.
> >>>
> >>
> >> I am also living in The NL and I want to help
> >>
> >>
> >>>
> >>> -sebastien
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> On Feb 21, 2013, at 6:52 PM, Donal Lafferty
> >>> <donal.lafferty@citrix.com>
> >>> wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> APAC trends better than Europe (see
> >>> http://www.google.co.uk/trends/explore#q=cloudstack)  Not sure if
> >>> this means we need to create more awareness in Europe, or focus on
> >>> interested parties in APAC.
> >>>>
> >>>> WRT to the Valley, where do integrators congregate?  Our plugin
> >>>> model
> >>> seems to open up a lot of opportunity for writing support for new
> >>> resources.
> >>>>
> >>>> OSCON piggyback?  Had a lot of OpenStack presentations last year.
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> DL
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>> -----Original Message-----
> >>>>> From: Joe Brockmeier [mailto:jzb@zonker.net]
> >>>>> Sent: 21 February 2013 16:56
> >>>>> To: cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org
> >>>>> Subject: Re: [Discuss] CloudStack Collab Summit 2013
> >>>>>
> >>>>> On Thu, Feb 21, 2013, at 09:43 AM, Chip Childers wrote:
> >>>>>> I'm slightly concerned about the idea of doing this twice a
year.
> >>> I'm
> >>>>>> certainly no event management expert, but does that dilute the
> >>>>>> interest?  Or is it better, due to being able to hold it in
> >>> different
> >>>>>> geographies?
> >>>>>
> >>>>> I think it's better, we can reach a lot of people who want to use
> >>> CloudStack
> >>>>> that might not be able to make a trip from Europe to the U.S.
> >>>>> for a conference. I think it's at least worth doing this year to
> >>>>> see
> >>> the level of
> >>>>> interest.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Best,
> >>>>>
> >>>>> jzb
> >>>>> --
> >>>>> Joe Brockmeier
> >>>>> jzb@zonker.net
> >>>>> Twitter: @jzb
> >>>>> http://www.dissociatedpress.net/
> >>>
> >>>
> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >> Thanks
> >> - Mohammad Nour
> >> ----
> >> "Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving"
> >> - Albert Einstein
> >
> >
> > So to summarize the threadÅ 
> >
> > I think the collective opinion is that we should do a CloudStack
> > Collab Summit in EMEA this spring and since Hugo's got the resources
> > to help plan in Amersterdam I think we should let him take the lead
> > for that and Sebastien, Mohammed, Wido and the others that stepped up
> can help him.
> > I'll volunteer to find the funding once he has a proposed venue and
> > some costs and the PPMC and ConCom sign-off on the event.
> >
> > Also unless we get objections we'll plan for a second summit in North
> > America in the fall and want to try to get that venue reserved it is
> > very hard to find a place on short timeframes. I'll work to get the
> > funding in place for that one too.
> >
> > To Chip's question on is two summits too many,  I see a huge appetite
> > for people to come talk about CloudStack.I think since all decisions
> > are made on list it's not like you miss out by not going to both or
> > either it's just nice to put faces to IRC nicks/email addies.
> >
> > Anything else?
> >
> > Mark
> >
> >
> >
> >
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