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From "John D. Ament" <johndam...@apache.org>
Subject Re: HackIllinois 2016
Date Thu, 28 Jan 2016 00:14:50 GMT
-- dropping third party --

Is this actually legit?  I've received emails from them about two different
projects here at the ASF.  Both emails read like form mails.

John

On Wed, Jan 27, 2016 at 5:41 PM Lewis John Mcgibbney <
lewis.mcgibbney@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Folks,
> I was recently approached by Kevin Hong on behalf of HackIllinois regarding
> an event they are putting on as described below.
> Basically, this year they are looking for open source software to feature
> on the agenda (yay!!!) and are looking for keen mentors from the open
> source community to help at the 3 day event.
> As stated below they will pay for travel and accommodation if you are able
> to make it.
> I've CC'd Kevin here so you can reach out to him directly with any
> questions and/or express your availability and intent to engage in
> HackIllinois.
> I already see Mr Rowe Jr and others mentioned below so I hope to see some
> familiar faces and names there when I get there.
> All the best
> Lewis
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Kevin Hong <kevin.hong@hackillinois.org>
> Date: Wed, Jan 27, 2016 at 8:46 AM
> Subject: Re: HackIllinois 2016 + HTrace
> To: Lewis John Mcgibbney <lewis.mcgibbney@gmail.com>
> Cc: Open Source <opensource@hackillinois.org>
>
>
> Hi Lewis!
>
> It was great speaking with you today and thank you for taking the time out
> of your day! We're glad to have you on board with us!
>
> For transportation and accommodations, you can set up your itinerary and
> just let us know! If you need any help planning how to get here, please let
> me know! Here is a list of hotels in the area that should have
> availability: http://go.hackillinois.org/hotels. We highly recommend that
> you book as soon as possible as there are other events happening the same
> weekend. We should be able to reimburse most if not all of your costs when
> you arrive!
>
> For the event itself, this is the form we were talking about:
> go.hackillinois.org/osform. It will help us get information to serve you
> better during the event as well as project information to send out to our
> attendees. Please fill it out as soon as you can so we can begin compiling
> project blurbs to send out to our hackers!
>
> Some information you can give to other developers you may know include our
> website <http://hackillinois.org/>, open source introduction letter
> <http://hackillinois.org/opensource>, video
> <http://go.hackillinois.org/video>, and the following summary:
>
> Explore new frontiers at HackIllinois on February 19th - 21st. We’re
> > bringing in incredible mentors, a fully equipped hardware lab, and a new
> > initiative called OpenSource@HackIllinois. Build new hardware and
> > software technologies or work with experts like Jay Freeman, Karl Fogel
> and
> > William Rowe Jr to enhance existing open source projects. Hear from some
> > inspiring industry leaders such as Pek Pongpaet from Impekable, Tasos
> > Karahalios from IDEO and Chrissy Ziccarelli from Girls Who Code.
>
>
> Join us for 36 hours of hacking, innovation and fun! For more ways on how
> > to get involved check out hackillinois.org or shoot us an email at
> > contact@hackillinois.org!
>
>
> Otherwise, you can have them refer to me at any time through my email:
> kevin.hong@hackillinois.org, or phone: 847-219-6450, or
> opensource@hackillinois.org.
>
> We will send out more information as it becomes available. Please let me
> know if you have any questions or concerns! I look forward to working with
> you!
>
> Thanks,
> Kevin
>
> On Tue, Jan 26, 2016 at 1:59 PM, Lewis John Mcgibbney <
> lewis.mcgibbney@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Hi Kevin,
> > Replies inline
> >
> > On Tue, Jan 26, 2016 at 11:54 AM, Kevin Hong <
> kevin.hong@hackillinois.org>
> > wrote:
> >
> >> I'm glad you're interested! I am definitely available to chat tomorrow
> at
> >> 8:30 PT/10:30CT! What would be a good number to reach you at? Mine is
> >> 847-219-6450.
> >>
> >
> > 626-487-3476, if I don't phone you by 8:30 then please try my cell. Thank
> > you.
> >
> >
> >> As for your attendance, this is definitely something we would like to
> >> have you in person for! Please note that your transportation and
> >> accommodations for the weekend will be subsidized!
> >>
> >
> > I didn't realize this, this is excellent to know.
> >
> >> We have also been getting to get into contact with your associates at
> the
> >> Apache Software Foundation and the Incubator. If you know any of your
> >> colleagues, in or out of those groups, that would be interested, please
> >> feel free to give them my email or phone number!
> >>
> >
> > I certainly will, I'll do it after we've spoken tomorrow so I have more
> to
> > brief people on.
> >
> >> I look forward to speaking with you!
> >>
> >>
> > Same Kevin.
> > Thanks
> > Lewis
> >
>
>
>
>
> --
> *Lewis*
>

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