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From "Gianugo Rabellino" <gian...@apache.org>
Subject [GT2007] Request for papers
Date Wed, 08 Aug 2007 21:03:16 GMT
The sixth edition of the Cocoon GetTogether needs your help! We want
you to come on stage and talk about "all things Cocoon", the best
topics being end-user experience, and reallife, down-to-earth
demonstrations of best practices around Apache Cocoon or it's related
projects.

Please take a look at the below list of ideas and see if there's one
or more subjects that you would like to talk about. Talks on different
subjects are most definitely welcome! The list below is only there as
a guideline to help you in finding a good subject, not to limit your
originality.

ANYONE is invited to send in a proposal - even if you prefer doing a
really short talk, or perhaps a four hour tutorial, don't hesitate to
send it in! And no... You don't have to be a committer to do a talk.

If you want to present during the GetTogether you are kindly requested
to send in a presentation proposal. Presentation topics will be
screened for cluefulness, in the sense that we don't want any
commercial presentations. Please send in your presentation proposal to
info at cocoongt.org - see below for a template to help you in filling
out a proposal.

DEADLINE

Deadline for RFP'S: September 6, 2007, 23:59 hours CET (Wednesday evening)

GUIDELINES FOR SUBMITTING A PROPOSAL

Do not include proprietary or confidential material in your proposals.

We will assume that you do not consider any material included in the
proposals to be confidential. All conference presentations are
vendor-agnostic and should focus on technology. Your proposal should
contain the following information:

   1. Proposed title for the talk/session/debate.
   2. Brief outline or abstract of the talk/session/debate
   3.
          * Please be as concise as possible.
          * Please write in third-person context.
          * Please list any prerequisite sessions or knowledge you
feel is essential.
          * Indicate, if applicable, if this is a beginning or advanced talk.
   4.  For all proposed speakers, include: speaker name, title,
company, address, email, phone number, fax and website.
   5. Biography for the proposed speaker(s) showing relevant
experience and qualification to speak on the proposed subject matter
(not to exceed 250 words).
   6.  Primary contact/founder name, title, company, address, email
and phone number.

Proposals should be sent to: info at cocoongt.org.

All speakers are required to submit copies of their presentations
before September 29th, 2007. These presentations will be included in
the conference notes. All presentations will be made available after
the conference in electronic (PDF) format.

More information, together with a few ideas for topics, is available
at http://www.cocoongt.org

-- 
Gianugo Rabellino
Sourcesense, making sense of Open Source: http://www.sourcesense.com
Orixo, the XML business alliance: http://www.orixo.com
(blogging at http://www.rabellino.it/blog/)

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