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From sebgoa <run...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: ApacheCon EU schedule overview
Date Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:31:46 GMT

On Aug 28, 2014, at 10:14 AM, jan i <jani@apache.org> wrote:

> On 28 August 2014 09:04, sebgoa <runseb@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> 
>> On Aug 27, 2014, at 5:30 PM, Rich Bowen <rbowen@rcbowen.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> 
>>> On 08/11/2014 07:19 AM, Andrea Pescetti wrote:
>>>> I understand that the exact details of the ApacheCon EU schedule may
>> change as the event approaches, but is the overview at
>>>> 
>>>> 
>> http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/apachecon-europe/program/overview
>>>> 
>>>> to be considered final? I.e., sessions run Monday to Wednesday and on
>> Thursday/Friday there is no conference content except the paid tutorials?
>>>> 
>>>> Is an "ordinary" attendee like me (i.e., coming only for the conference
>> and not planning to attend tutorials) expected to leave on Wednesday
>> evening or there is still access to the venue on Thursday and Friday, and
>> the possibility to meet people and discuss/hack together?
>>> 
>>> There will be events on Thursday and Friday, like the Cloudstack
>> conference. ApacheCon attendees may attend the CloudStack event also. And
>> the hackathon space will be available all week long.
>> 
>> The CloudStack conference is 99 euros add-on to ApacheCon.
>> 
>> In Denver, we had over a hundred no shows from folks registered for
>> ApacheCon who said they would attend CloudStack conference, so we decided
>> to put a small cost to it.
>> 
> The reason for that was quite simple, it you wanted to participate in
> barcamp and hachatons, registrering free for cloudstack was the only way to
> secure a lunch ticket (and formally have access to coffee etc).
> 

Thanks for the hindsight :)

> rgds
> jan i
> 
>> 
>>> 
>>> If you want to do some kind of event on Thursday or Friday, like an Open
>> Office hackathon, or even present more content, please let me know soon, as
>> people are already making travel/lodging plans and those will be harder to
>> change as time goes on.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> --
>>> Rich Bowen - rbowen@rcbowen.com - @rbowen
>>> http://apachecon.com/ - @apachecon
>>> 
>> 
>> 


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