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From jan i <j...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Content tracks at ApacheCon Austin
Date Thu, 27 Nov 2014 09:03:17 GMT
On 27 November 2014 at 09:49, sebgoa <runseb@gmail.com> wrote:

>
> On Nov 27, 2014, at 12:05 AM, jan i <jani@apache.org> wrote:
>
> > On 26 November 2014 at 22:53, Ross Gardler (MS OPEN TECH) <
> > Ross.Gardler@microsoft.com> wrote:
> >
> >> Rich,
> >>
> >> As per your blog at
> >>
> https://blogs.apache.org/conferences/entry/apachecon_north_america_returns_to
> >> please sign me up. I don't want to do a project specific track, I'm more
> >> interested in a "cloud" track. I want to create a coherent track in
> which
> >> each session, whilst being valuable as a standalone session about
> project
> >> Foo, will also be valuable in the bigger picture of "Apace in the
> Cloud".
> >>
> >> I am signing up to manage this from beginning to end, including
> committing
> >> to being present at the event to ensure it runs smoothly. Given the
> breadth
> >> of the topic I'm betting that this could run for multiple days. Just
> tell
> >> me how many slots you want me to fill and I'm your man.
> >>
> >
> > Added to wiki https://wiki.apache.org/apachecon/ACNA2015ContentCommittee
> .
> > Expectation is give all people added to the wiki review access about mid
> > next week.
> >
>
> Discussion in the cloudstack PMC has started to get a representative in
> there.
>
when you have a name, then just mail here or me, and I will add the person
to the committe list.

>
> Originally we thought of doing a CloudStack track -since we won't do our
> own 3 day event in Austin-, but seeing Ross's email we might be interested
> to work on a cloud track(s).
>
> Do folks who participate in this need to be ASF members ? we only have 4
> asf members in the cloudstack PMC and it could be that the rep for Austin
> won't be an ASF member.
>
Any committer can be part of the committee....it is far more important that
you know your project, can find speakers, and get people to come to the
conference (this point is especially important, since the bigger number of
people, the better conference, but you know that having run cloudstack).

rgds
jan i.



>
> Cheers,
>
> PS: Thanks to Rich for Budapest. I have been running the cloudstack
> conference the last 3 times, and it is a real time sinker.
>
> -Sebastien
>
> > rgds
> > jan i.
> >
> >
> >
> >>
> >> Ross
> >>
> >>
> >> Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
> >> A subsidiary of Microsoft Corporation
> >>
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: Rich Bowen [mailto:rbowen@rcbowen.com]
> >> Sent: Saturday, November 22, 2014 9:16 AM
> >> To: dev
> >> Subject: Content tracks at ApacheCon Austin
> >>
> >> 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.)
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >> Rich Bowen - rbowen@rcbowen.com - @rbowen http://apachecon.com/ -
> >> @apachecon
> >>
>
>

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