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From jan i <>
Subject Re: Content tracks at ApacheCon Austin
Date Wed, 26 Nov 2014 23:05:17 GMT
On 26 November 2014 at 22:53, Ross Gardler (MS OPEN TECH) <> wrote:

> Rich,
> As per your blog at
> 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.

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jan i.

> Ross
> Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
> A subsidiary of Microsoft Corporation
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rich Bowen []
> 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 -
> @apachecon

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