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From Maurizio Taverna <tavernamauri...@gmail.com>
Subject Software Conference October 2013, Italy
Date Thu, 27 Jun 2013 14:38:27 GMT
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Hello,

I'm an Apache committer on the Isis project and currently involved in the
organization of a Software Conference in Sicily, October 3-4, 2013.

You can find more information on the event website[1], promo video[2] and a
post on JavaCodeGeeks[3].

The conference targets software developers and other professionals in the
software industry, all sharing a common interest on Cloud Computing, Open
Source and Mobile Development

The conference is founded on the idea of providing a community for
learning, networking and tracking innovation in software development.

A number of speakers are Apache Members, other speakers are developers and
professionals involved in Open Source. The conference event would also be
good marketing opportunity for ASF, to invite developers to join the ASF.

As part of our commitment to a successful event, we have involved local
people and volunteers of nonprofit organizations, included perks in the
conference, such as lunch, happy hour and shuttle transfer from/to airport.

We have contacted many sponsors in the hopes of sponsorship, however,
feedback has been minimal.

We would have loved to make the conference pass free to attendees, however,
this was not feasible, so in order to recover expenses a ticket purchase is
required.

This said, any opportunity for any type of support and collaboration would
be greatly appreciated.

If you need any additional information, please do not hesitate to contact
me.

Please advise if there is different Apache group in which to send the
email.

Cheers
Maurizio*

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