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From Rich Bowen <>
Subject Re: ApacheCon CFP closed, now the hard work starts
Date Fri, 27 Jun 2014 13:15:58 GMT

On 06/26/2014 06:39 PM, Roman Shaposhnik wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 26, 2014 at 6:47 AM, Rich Bowen<>  wrote:
>> >For those of you who have agreed to participate in filtering and selecting
>> >talks for Apachecon EU, the time has arrived.
>> >
>> >If you have not yet logged in to the CFP system -
>> >
>> >- please verify that you can do so now. And then jump in and get started.
>> >
>> >Please note that we have 210 talk submissions right now, and while not all
>> >of them are regular sessions (ie, Tutorials, etc, are also in here), that
>> >means that we have to eliminate close to half of these proposals, so you're
>> >going to need to be brutal. Please don't just rate everything 'Accept'.
>> >
>> >No, I don't know for sure yet how many tracks we're going to run, but we
>> >have room for 5 or 6 tracks 3 days, and a day/track is 6 talks. That's 108
>> >talks plus roughly 10% extra for fallbacks for slots that drop out.
> Would it actually makes sense to use ACNA14 Google spreadsheet
> as a template for not only rating, but putting into a given track? We
> can always merge tracks later if we end up having less rooms,
> but I think having that grid from the get go would be useful.
> Thoughts?
Yeah, that's probably the right way to go about it. I'll try to get that 
set up today if nobody beats me to it

Rich Bowen - - @rbowen - @apachecon

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