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From Sally Khudairi ...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Call for Participation: Technical Talks -- ApacheCon North America 2010
Date Sun, 02 May 2010 01:05:45 GMT
Thanks, Siefried. Thanks, Phil.

I believe we're fully booked for additional tracks. I'll double-check with the Planning team
and will get back to you.

Cheers,
Sally


--- On Sat, 5/1/10, Phil Steitz <psteitz@apache.org> wrote:

> From: Phil Steitz <psteitz@apache.org>
> Subject: Re: Call for Participation: Technical Talks -- ApacheCon North America 2010
> To: "Commons Developers List" <dev@commons.apache.org>
> Cc: sk@apache.org
> Date: Saturday, May 1, 2010, 7:35 PM
> Siegfried Goeschl wrote:
> > Hi folks,
> > 
> > quite frankly I would love to give a presentation at
> ApacheCon but it
> > should be something that
> > 
> > +) is of general interest
> > +) and I have good knowledge about
> > +) and I also should actively contribute to the topic
> > 
> > which rules out pretty much everything ... :-)
> > 
> > Having said that I would like to pick up Rahoul's idea
> of doing a joint
> > presentation of Apache Commons (Rahoul organized a
> small scale one for
> > ApacheCon Europe 2007)
> > 
> > "Would it be a good idea to organize a Apache Commons
> track covering 2-3
> > regular speaking slots where we can present various
> Apache Commons
> > components?"
> > 
> > The point is that a Commons component presentation is
> probably be
> > smaller than a regular speaking slot but we have
> interesting stuff.
> > 
> > Feedback appreciated,
> > 
> > Siegfried Goeschl
> 
> We may be a little late to the party on this, but if there
> is still
> time / room to set up another track, I am +1.
> 
> I thought about suggesting a pool/dbcp talk for the tomcat
> track,
> but it would probably be better to do this as part of a
> commons
> track, if we can get that organized in time.
> 
> I could also do something on math if we have critical mass
> to do
> some other talks and can still get this in.
> 
> Sally - is is possible to still add a track?
> 
> All - any other volunteers / ideas?
> 
> Phil
> > 
> > 
> > On 28.04.10 19:48, Sally Khudairi wrote:
> >> ApacheCon North America 2010
> >> 1-5 November 2010 -- Westin Peachtree in Atlanta
> >>
> >> Technical Tracks: Call For Participation
> >> All submissions must be received by Friday, 28 May
> 2010 at midnight
> >> Pacific Time.
> >> The official conference, trainings, and expo of
> The Apache Software
> >> Foundation (ASF) returns to Atlanta this November,
> with dozens of
> >> technical, business, and community-focused
> sessions at the beginner,
> >> intermediate, and advanced levels.
> >>
> >> Over the past decade, the ASF has gone from
> strength to strength,
> >> developing and shepherding nearly 150 Top-Level
> Projects and new
> >> initiatives in the Apache Incubator and Labs. This
> year's ApacheCon
> >> celebrates how Apache technologies have sparked
> creativity, challenged
> >> processes, streamlined development, improved
> collaboration, launched
> >> businesses, bolstered economies, and improved
> lives.
> >>
> >> We are proud of our achievements and recognize
> that the global Apache
> >> community --both developers and users-- are
> responsible for the
> >> success and popularity of our products.
> >>
> >> The ApacheCon Planning Team are soliciting
> 50-minute technical
> >> presentations for the next conference, which will
> focus on the theme
> >> “Servers, the Cloud, and Innovation”.
> >>
> >> We are particularly interested in
> highly-relevant,
> >> professionally-directed presentations that
> demonstrate specific
> >> probrlems and real-world solutions. Part of the
> technical program has
> >> already been planned; we welcome proposals based
> on the following
> >> Apache Projects and related technical areas:
> >>
> >> - Cassandra/NoSQL
> >> - Content Technologies
> >> - (Java) Enterprise Development
> >> - Felix/OSGi
> >> - Geronimo
> >> - Hadoop + friends/Cloud Computing
> >> - Lucene, Mahout + friends/Search
> >> - Tomcat
> >> - Tuscany
> >> Submissions are open to anyone with relevant
> expertise: ASF
> >> affiliation is not required to present at, attend,
> or otherwise
> >> participate in ApacheCon.
> >>
> >> Please keep in mind that whilst we encourage
> submissions that the
> >> highlight the use of specific Apache solutions, we
> are unable to
> >> accept marketing/commercially-oriented
> presentations.
> >>
> >> Other proposals, such as panels, or those longer
> than 50 minutes in
> >> duration have been considered in the past. You are
> welcome to submit
> >> an alternate presentation, however, such sessions
> are accepted under
> >> exceptional circumstances. Please be as
> descriptive as possible,
> >> including names/bios of proposed panelists and any
> related details.
> >>
> >> All accepted speakers (not co-presenters) qualify
> for general
> >> conference admission and a minimum of two nights
> lodging at the
> >> conference hotel. Additional hotel nights and
> travel assistance are
> >> possible, depending on the number of presentations
> given and type of
> >> assistance needed.
> >>
> >> To submit a presentation proposal, please send an
> email to submissions
> >> AT apachecon DOT com containing the following
> information in plaintext
> >> (no attachments, please):
> >>
> >> 1. Your full name, title, and organization
> >>
> >> 2. Contact information, including your address
> >>
> >> 3. The name of your proposed session (keep your
> title simple and
> >> relevant to the topic)
> >>
> >> 4. The technical category of the intended
> presentation
> >> (Cassandra/NoSQL; Content Technologies; (Java)
> Enterprise Development;
> >> Felix/OSGi; Geronimo; Hadoop + friends/Cloud
> Computing; Lucene, Mahout
> >> + friends/Search; Tomcat; or Tuscany)
> >>
> >> 5. The classification for each presentation
> (Servers, Cloud, or
> >> Innovation) – some presentations may have more
> than one theme (e.g., a
> >> next-generation server can be classified both as
> "Servers" and
> >> "Innovation"
> >>
> >> 6. The intended audience level (beginner,
> intermediate, advanced)
> >>
> >> 7. A 75-200 word overview of your presentation
> >>
> >> 8. A 100-200-word speaker bio that includes prior
> conference speaking
> >> or related experience
> >>
> >> 9. Feedback or references (with contact
> information) on presentations
> >> given within the last three years
> >>
> >> To be considered, proposals must be received by
> Friday, 28 May 2010 at
> >> midnight Pacific Time. Please email any questions
> regarding proposal
> >> submissions to cfp AT apachecon DOT com.
> >>
> >> Technical Tracks Key Dates
> >>
> >> 23 April 2010: Call For Participation Open
> >> 28 May 2010: Call For Participation Closes
> >> 11 June 2010: Speaker Acceptance/Rejection
> Notification
> >> 1-5 November 2010: ApacheCon NA 2010
> >> We look forward to seeing you in Atlanta!
> >>
> >> For the ApacheCon Planning team,
> >> Sally Khudairi, Program Lead
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
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