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From Roman Shaposhnik <>
Subject Re: Content Committee, ApacheCon 2014
Date Fri, 13 Dec 2013 17:27:58 GMT
On Fri, Dec 13, 2013 at 6:26 AM, Rich Bowen <> wrote:
> So while I really appreciate all of the folks stepping up to volunteer for
> other stuff, I won't have anything to give you to do, unless you want to
> persuade your employer to throw money at us. Or persuading interesting
> people to submit interesting talk proposals. Or if you want to plan an
> extracurricular event - in which case you'd need to coordinate with the
> producer, and not with me.


> However, a MAJOR goal of this conference is to be as hands-off as possible.
> The producer owns this conference. They will have permission to use our
> trademarks, and a few of us will agree to help them select content.

Question along the 'convincing your employer' lines: for anything that
involves money (sponsorship, etc.) who's the most appropriate folks
to talk to?


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