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From "Mattmann, Chris A (3980)" <chris.a.mattm...@jpl.nasa.gov>
Subject Re: HackIllinois 2016
Date Thu, 28 Jan 2016 04:28:43 GMT
Also have received like 10+ of them on various lists..so wasn’t
sure..




-----Original Message-----
From: "John D. Ament" <johndament@apache.org>
Reply-To: "dev@community.apache.org" <dev@community.apache.org>
Date: Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 4:14 PM
To: "dev@community.apache.org" <dev@community.apache.org>
Subject: Re: HackIllinois 2016

>-- 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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