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From Rich Bowen <>
Subject Re: ApacheCon CFP stats, and lease help get the word out
Date Mon, 27 Jan 2014 15:07:56 GMT
If you have a moment to cut-and-paste a tweet, please consider sending 
the following to help us get those talks flowing in:

Doing anything interesting with an Apache project? @apachecon call for 
papers closes Feb 1.

(Better yet, fill in your favorite project name there.)


ApacheCon 2014 is in Denver, April 7-9. Wouldn't you like to speak 
there? CFP closes this weekend:

or simply

It's not too late to submit your talk for ApacheCon 2014 NA!


On 01/27/2014 09:12 AM, Rich Bowen wrote:
> Hi, folks,
> With 5 days left in the CFP for ApacheCon, we have 50 papers 
> submitted. I know that we usually get as much as half of the 
> submissions in the last 48 hours, but we're still well under where I 
> hoped to be at this point. Even more worrying, the overwhelming 
> majority of the submissions are from the Usual Suspects (ie, httpd and 
> tomcat).
> Please get the word out to your project communities and encourage 
> submissions. Abstracts don't need to be great works of literature - we 
> can brush them up afterwards if we need to. Please let them know that 
> I'd be glad to personally assist them in writing an abstract if 
> they're in need of assistance.
> If you know of particular individuals that you'd like to see 
> presenting, please take a moment to contact them personally and 
> encourage them to submit a talk.
> Thanks.

Rich Bowen - - @rbowen - @apachecon

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