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From Kay Schenk <kay.sch...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: ApacheCon EU: What I need help with
Date Wed, 09 Jul 2014 21:39:58 GMT
On Tue, Jul 8, 2014 at 9:49 AM, Rich Bowen <rbowen@rcbowen.com> wrote:

> Thank you all for your enormous help so far. I can still use some help if
> we're going to make a *July 15th* deadline for CFP notifications. Here's
> what you can still do:
>
> The spreadsheet is at *http://tm3.org/aceu2014tracks*
>
>
> * Check the first tab. If something isn't in a track (ie, isn't color
> coded in any way), put it in one. Even if it's a track with only one thing
> in it. Otherwise it might get overlooked later on.
>
> * Check a track you know something about - if you disagree, move stuff to
> another track. Note that some tracks are topic based, while other tracks
> are project based. We want to build tracks that people will attend, not
> necessarily tracks that are 100% correctly categorized, so think about
> topics rather than just projects, if possible.
>
> * If a track is huge, consider splitting into logical subsets (days of the
> same track, maybe?) The Big Data track is a likely candidate for this, as
> is community. (Internal facing, vs external facing community, worked well
> as categorizations at ACNA.)
>
> * Within a track, sort by type - that is, list regular sessions first,
> then tutorials, then lightning talks and bofs, with a blank line between
> each group.
>
> * And, still, we need reviewers. There are a lot of unreviewed talks.
> That's at http://events.linuxfoundation.org/cfp/cfp-list?field_
> presentation_event_target_id%5B%5D=2260
>
>
>
> Thanks!


Things are looking a little better now with only a handful or so NOT
categorized. So, maybe back to reviewing for me anyway. :/


>
>
>
>
> On 06/30/2014 12:11 PM, Rich Bowen wrote:
>
>> I need to call on all you find people who have offered help with
>> ApacheCon. I didn't get anything done on it this weekend, and I don't want
>> to be holding anybody up. These are the things that I can use help with.
>>
>> * Reviewing talks - if you're willing, please sign on to the CFP system -
>> http://events.linuxfoundation.org/cfp/cfp-list?field_
>> presentation_event_target_id%5B%5D=2260 - and start rating talks. If you
>> don't have authorization to get to that interface, please tell me and C.
>> Craig Ross <ccr@linuxfoundation.org> to get that fixed.
>>
>> * Sorting into tracks/categories.  All of the talks are in a Google Doc
>> at https://docs.google.com/a/rcbowen.com/spreadsheets/d/
>> 1NSFxoGYkzpkorJkRN7CNnZpsaO59qro3L5YjeTBVSZE/edit#gid=0 I need help
>> dividing them up into tracks/topics/projects so that when we have the
>> ratings, it'll be easy to identify which ones to select and how to divide
>> them up. Please a) create a tab for what you think a topic should be, b)
>> COPY (not move) the record from "ALL TALKS" to that tab, and c) highlight
>> the entry on the ALL TALKS tab in a different color to indicate that it has
>> been categorized.
>>
>> * If you are familiar with Budapest, help us with the content for
>> http://wiki.apache.org/apachecon/BudapestTips
>>
>> * If your project is planning to participate in the hackathon, put some
>> ideas at http://wiki.apache.org/apachecon/HackathonEU14 to get attendees
>> excited about our on-site activities.
>>
>> * If your company is interested in sponsoring the event, but doesn't know
>> how, please email me and Angela Brown <angela@linuxfoundation.org>
>>
>> Thanks so much for any way that you can help, be it minutes our hours.
>>
>> --Rich
>>
>>
>> --
>> rbowen@apache.org
>> http://apache.org/
>>
>


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