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From Roman Shaposhnik <>
Subject Re: ApacheCon CFP closed, now the hard work starts
Date Thu, 26 Jun 2014 22:39:00 GMT
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.



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