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From jan i <j...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Content tracks at ApacheCon Austin
Date Mon, 24 Nov 2014 18:29:03 GMT
On 24 November 2014 at 19:07, Kay Schenk <kay.schenk@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Nov 24, 2014 at 2:05 AM, Rob Vesse <rvesse@dotnetrdf.org> wrote:
>
> > Kay -
> >
> > Generally any interested Apache committer can ask to be added to the
> > reviewers group for ApacheCon events in the Linux Foundation CFP system.
> >
> > You simply need to drop an email here/to Rich offering to help.  If
> you've
> > done reviewing for the previous two LF organised events then in principal
> > you should already be on the authorised reviewers list.
> >
>
> OK...I actually have reviewed for the last two ApacheCons. I tried to look
> at what had been submitted so far about a month ago, and nothing seemed
> available to me. I am on the OpenOffice PMC. I'll see what I need to  do.
>

I have added you to the list (which will later be given access), so you
dont need to do a lot more right now, except help get the word out, and
help get some awesome AOO talks planned (at ACNA 14 we nearly managed to
get a full track).


rgds
jan i

>
>
> > Rich -
> >
> > In the CFP system if you want to filter reviews by events there are two
> > "ApacheCon North America" entries with no easy way to tell which refers
> to
> > this years event and which is next years.  Can we get the LF folks to add
> > the year to those event titles in the CFP system to make the two events
> > actually distinguishable?
> >
> > Rob
> >
> > On 24/11/2014 00:30, "Kay Schenk" <kay.schenk@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > >
> > >
> > >On 11/22/2014 09:16 AM, Rich Bowen wrote:
> > >> The CFP for ApacheCon Austin closes on February 1st, so we have just
> > >> over 2 months to get our content solicited for that event. I need your
> > >> help.
> > >>
> > >> At ApacheCon EU this week, I spoke with a number of project PMCs. I
> > >> requested that they attempt to put together what they feel would be a
> > >> good track - ie., a list of topics that they feel would need to be
> > >> covered in order for their project to be properly represented - and
> then
> > >> attempt to solicit *those* talks from their user/dev community.
> > >>
> > >> This has a few benefits over the standard "what do you want to talk
> > >> about?" CFP process. One, you end up with the talks that represent a
> > >> full coverage of a project, without big holes. And it's a great way to
> > >> encourage new speakers who are having trouble deciding what they might
> > >> speak about.
> > >>
> > >> I believe I'll be getting tracks from:
> > >>
> > >> * Cloudstack
> > >> * OFBiz
> > >> * OpenOffice
> > >> * Mesos
> > >> * httpd
> > >>
> > >> I would ask that you make this request of your project PMC, those of
> you
> > >> who have a project (or more) that you are active on. Or find the
> person
> > >> who should own this.
> > >>
> > >> In the coming days, I'd like to build a list of people that are
> > >> interested in making ApacheCon Austin happen, and in particular
> helping
> > >> get PMCs more involved in the process. If that's you, please speak up.
> > >>
> > >> Question: Do you think we need a dedicated mailing list for this, or
> > >> should we continue to do this on dev@community? (I'm open to either
> > way,
> > >> but if folks feel strongly one way or the other, we should do that.)
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >
> > >I think this list is fine for general contact from PMC representatives
> > >(yet to be determined).
> > >
> > >My question/concern at this point is what has been submitted so far? I
> > >don't think anyone but a few can review submissions before the closing
> > >date. It would help some PMCs to know what's been submitted up to this
> > >point. This is not an undesirable change, but different than what's been
> > >done in the past that's for sure.
> > >
> > >
> > >--
> >
> >-------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > >MzK
> > >
> > >"One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth
> > > to a dancing star."
> > >                                 -- Friedrich Nietzsche
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
>
>
> --
>
> -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> MzK
>
> "One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth
>  to a dancing star."
>                                  -- Friedrich Nietzsche
>

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