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From Nicolas Vazquez <nicovazque...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: CS Collab Conf Brazil page is down
Date Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:57:45 GMT
Hi Marco and all,

Thanks for answering about this event!

I would like to mention some things that, from my point of view, could be
improved by sharing my own experience. First of all, I think there has been
lack of communication about this event. Personally, I've been looking
forward to attend this event since last year, and the only official
announcement was that event has to be rescheduled. As I needed to change
flight tickets dates, I needed official information about the rescheduled
event dates and couldn't find it on web page as it's been down or not
updated. Luckly, I could communicate with Shapeblue people who helped me
confirming the dates of the event for March so I could reschedule flight
tickets on time (before September 28th). I think that they had to be
announced last year so that everybody could be aware of new dates and had
time to prepare for this CCC and could attend.

In my opinion, I would like that event will be held on March, but, if you
think it should have to be rescheduled again, can you please announce it or
update web page? I know this things require extra time and effort, but I
think that improving communication we can have a really nice CCC in Latin
America.

Thanks,
Nicolas Vazquez

2017-01-17 12:51 GMT-03:00 Marco Sinhoreli <marco.sinhoreli@shapeblue.com>:

> Hi Will and all.
>
> Thanks for sharing your thoughts!
>
> The event day is booked but we have flexibility to change the dates.
> Professor Rubens Queiroz from Unicamp agrees to change the date to 3rd
> quarter. He suggested August or September in order to have enough time and
> to get rid of eventual overlapping with other IT event dates and to prepare
> our first CCC-BR. Our wish is to have an event with wide community
> participation and I agree with yours arguments.
>
> The dates they have available on the 3rd quarter are:
> August 09th - 10th
> September 18th - 19th
>
> In August there are 3 auditoriums in both days and September 3 auditoriums
> in 18th and 2 in 19th.
>
> The event will be transmitted online and the videos will be recorded. ASAP
> we have the website with CFP online, we will communicate to you all.
>
> I want that we all make this decision together as a community. For this
> reason, please, thoughts and suggestions from all of you are very welcome.
>
>
> Best regards,
>
>
>
>
> Marco Sinhoreli
> Managing Consultant
> marco.sinhoreli@shapeblue.com
> mobile: +55 21 98276 3636
>
> Praia de Botafogo 501, bloco 1 - sala 101 – Botafogo
> Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Brazil - CEP 22250-040
> office: + 55 21 2586 6390 | fax: +55 21 2586 6002
> http://www.shapeblue.com/ | twitter: @shapeblue
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> Em [DATE], "[NAME]" <[ADDRESS]> escreveu:
>
> >Thanks Marco,
> >So if I understand correctly, you plan to keep the dates of March 20-21
> >because that is when you have the venue booked.  You are focusing mainly
> on
> >local ACS users, but others are obviously welcome assuming they can make
> >the trip.  I agree that it makes sense to market it as a CCC because that
> >is how our marketing channels are currently setup and we can give you the
> >best exposure that way.
> >
> >There will be some contention with dates, but I think that is likely OK.
> I
> >think you will be pulling a pretty large local crowd and the ApacheCon
> >Miami event will likely pull more of the North American crowd with a few
> >from Europe.
> >
> >Once you have your new website up, send us the IP address and we will get
> >br.cloudstackcollab.org pointed at it.  I will update the
> >cloudstackcollab.org website to reflect your new dates and the website
> once
> >it is available.
> >
> >Let us know how else we can support your event.
> >
> >Cheers,
> >
> >Will
> >
> >*Will STEVENS*
> >Lead Developer
> >
> ><https://goo.gl/NYZ8KK>
> >
> >On Fri, Jan 13, 2017 at 6:59 AM, Marco Sinhoreli <
> >marco.sinhoreli@shapeblue.com> wrote:
> >
> >> All,
> >>
> >> We have tried to get another cloudstack event going but had the problem
> >> previously with the venue pulling out.
> >>
> >> Our initial intention was to do another cloudstack day, like our really
> >> successful one in 2014. The idea then came to turn it into a more
> >> international event (aka CCC).
> >>
> >> The problem is that the planning cycles in Brasil  are shorter than for
> >> international events.
> >>
> >> We had over 300 people from our local community at the last one and
> >> hopefully will get similar here.
> >>
> >> We have now had the offer of this venue for these dates. We would still
> >> like to have this event, and everybody in the community is  welcome,
> but it
> >> may be difficult to  "think" of it as a CCC (i.e. we still carry  on
> with
> >> it, but acknowledge that  it may clash with other events and it may be
> >> difficult for international people to attend)
> >>
> >>
> >> Best regards,
> >>
> >>
> >> Marco Sinhoreli
> >> Managing Consultant
> >> marco.sinhoreli@shapeblue.com
> >> mobile: +55 21 98276 3636
> >>
> >> Praia de Botafogo 501, bloco 1 - sala 101 – Botafogo
> >> Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Brazil - CEP 22250-040
> >> office: + 55 21 2586 6390 | fax: +55 21 2586 6002
> >> http://www.shapeblue.com/ | twitter: @shapeblue
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> Em [DATE], "[NAME]" <[ADDRESS]> escreveu:
> >>
> >> >I agree with Will. There may not be much time to prepare for if the
> event
> >> is planned for March. I look forward to more details on the event soon.
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >Raj
> >> >
> >> >________________________________
> >> >From: williamstevens@gmail.com <williamstevens@gmail.com> on behalf
of
> >> Will Stevens <wstevens@cloudops.com>
> >> >Sent: Wednesday, January 11, 2017 8:02:48 AM
> >> >To: dev@cloudstack.apache.org
> >> >Subject: Re: CS Collab Conf Brazil page is down
> >> >
> >> >Thank for following up Marco,
> >> >I am a bit worried about the timing since I think we are looking to
> try to
> >> >make a presence at ApacheCon in Miami on May 16-18.  It may be hard to
> >> fill
> >> >both events...
> >> >
> >> >How far have you guys gotten in your planning?  I have not seen
> anything
> >> >recently on the lists regarding things like requesting speakers and
> such.
> >> >Keep in mind that anyone coming from india has to have everything in
> order
> >> >more than a month in advance because it takes over a month to get a
> visa
> >> to
> >> >leave the country.  They will also need to know that their talks are
> >> >accepted when they apply for a visa, so you have to have your schedule
> >> >pretty much ironed out by the first week of Feb to hit those dates.
> >> >
> >> >Let me know if you have questions...
> >> >
> >> >Cheers,
> >> >
> >> >Will
> >> >
> >> >*Will STEVENS*
> >> >Lead Developer
> >> >
> >> ><https://goo.gl/NYZ8KK>
> >> >
> >> >On Wed, Jan 11, 2017 at 7:46 AM, Marco Sinhoreli <
> >> >marco.sinhoreli@shapeblue.com> wrote:
> >> >
> >> >> Hi there,
> >> >>
> >> >> The event will happen. Because of the economic crisis in Brazil last
> >> year,
> >> >> it was unsustainable to hold the event.
> >> >>
> >> >> We got the venue in a public university (Unicamp)[1] for the event
> to be
> >> >> held this year during 20 - 21 March. They are very happy to welcome
> >> >> everyone there.
> >> >>
> >> >> We are migrating the web page to another server and we will need to
> >> >> register a dns entry for br.cloudstackcollab.org
> >> >>
> >> >> Unicamp as well will help technically the CloudStack project
> providing a
> >> >> Ph.D. group to implement IPv6. They will start the development in
> March.
> >> >>
> >> >> [1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Campinas
> >> >>
> >> >> Best regards,
> >> >>
> >> >> Marco Sinhoreli
> >> >> Managing Consultant
> >> >> marco.sinhoreli@shapeblue.com
> >> >> mobile: +55 21 98276 3636
> >> >>
> >> >> Praia de Botafogo 501, bloco 1 - sala 101 – Botafogo
> >> >> Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Brazil - CEP 22250-040
> >> >> office: + 55 21 2586 6390 | fax: +55 21 2586 6002
> >> >> http://www.shapeblue.com/ | twitter: @shapeblue
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >> Em [DATE], "[NAME]" <[ADDRESS]> escreveu:
> >> >>
> >> >> >If that event is not happening in Brazil, I propose we have on
in
> the
> >> bay
> >> >> area?
> >> >> >
> >> >> >________________________________
> >> >> >From: williamstevens@gmail.com <williamstevens@gmail.com>
on
> behalf of
> >> >> Will Stevens <wstevens@cloudops.com>
> >> >> >Sent: Monday, January 9, 2017 10:57:29 AM
> >> >> >To: dev@cloudstack.apache.org
> >> >> >Subject: Re: CS Collab Conf Brazil page is down
> >> >> >
> >> >> >I don't think that CCC is actually going to happen.  My
> understanding
> >> is
> >> >> >that they had problems getting the event off the ground.  We have
> >> tried to
> >> >> >reach out to them a few times and no one seems to be able to get
a
> >> >> response
> >> >> >(or at least a straight answer) about what is going on.
> >> >> >
> >> >> >I am assuming that event is not going to happen at this point.
> >> >> >
> >> >> >I currently manage http://cloudstackcollab.org/.  Should I remove
> it
> >> from
> >> >> >this site?
> >> >> >
> >> >> >*Will STEVENS*
> >> >> >Lead Developer
> >> >> >
> >> >> ><https://goo.gl/NYZ8KK>
> >> >> >
> >> >> >On Mon, Jan 9, 2017 at 1:52 PM, Nicolás Vázquez <
> >> nicovazquez90@gmail.com>
> >> >> >wrote:
> >> >> >
> >> >> >> Hi,
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> I noticed http://cloudstack.usp.br/ is down, is it another
URL
> for
> >> this
> >> >> >> event?
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> Thanks,
> >> >> >> Nicolas
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >
> >> >> >
> >> >> >
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