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From Sebastien Goasguen <>
Subject Re: ApacheCon Austin keynotes (and other stuff)
Date Wed, 07 Jan 2015 10:48:28 GMT
Austin is the home of the Texas Advanced Computing Center, which at times has the largest high
performance computing cluster.

I have lost touch with them a bit, but could rekindle a connection. They have tons of cool
stuff to show and use open source a lot.

An idea that comes to mind is:

She is quite good, and would have lots of cool stuff to show. Though I don't know how open
source what she does is.


On Jan 6, 2015, at 4:48 PM, Rich Bowen <> wrote:

> By the way, if anyone has any reason at all that one of the proposed keynoters is going
to be an embarrassment, *PLEASE* speak up sooner rather than later, and don't be worried about
hurting feelings. Canceling a keynote at the last minute is a HUGE embarrassment, not to mention
cost, and if you know something I don't, tell me now before I buy someone plane tickets.
> No, I won't be asking any politicians. Ever again.
> --Rich
> On 12/15/2014 12:09 PM, Rich Bowen wrote:
>> Over the coming days, I'm going to be tossing some things onto the list,
>> in the hopes that someone will have time to step up and take some of
>> these tasks, which I afraid I'm going to drop if I don't get them
>> written down somewhere. So, here's one of them ...
>> I started a conversation a while back about potential keynotes for
>> Austin - that thread is at
>> I wonder if someone might have time to dig through that thread for
>> names, and, perhaps contact information that might go with them.
>> And we're always looking for additional suggestions, always bearing in
>> mind that diversity is important, and, as observed at ApacheCon last
>> month, "dudes with beards", and "dudes without beards" doesn't count as
>> diversity.
>> We've got an etherpad going at
>> with a Keynotes section down at the bottom. It's becoming a bit of a
>> mess, but until we have a better place to track stuff (maybe an actual
>> doc in svn?) that's where I've been braindumping stuff. (You'll need ASF
>> LDAP committer credentials to edit that etherpad.)
>> Thanks in advance.
> -- 
> Rich Bowen - - @rbowen
> - @apachecon

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