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From Myrle Krantz <>
Subject Re: FOSS Backstage it's a wrap
Date Wed, 22 Nov 2017 13:06:15 GMT
Thank you again Isabel for organizing this. I found it very valuable.


On Tue 21. Nov 2017 at 03:51 Isabel Drost-Fromm <> wrote:

> Hi,
> Yesterday we had several (according to the feedback I got) awesome talks
> on mentoring, the Apache Way, open source licensing, async communication,
> community shenanigans, working in distributed teams, corporate influence on
> oss here in Berlin.
> Unanimous consensus at the end of the event was that we should repeat the
> exercise next year, and that people would be willing to pay to attend. So,
> here's the ticket sale:
> ("trust us"/ "190,- € including tax"
> phase ends Christmas).
> There were people willing to help us get the topic off the ground, we'll
> get in touch with you separately. If you couldn't make it yesterday but
> would like to help spread the word, find sponsors, find speakers, find
> attendees - if you have nominations for keynotes, if you have nominations
> for program committee members - please get in touch with
> (no need to cc me personally, I'm one of the people
> monitoring that inbox).
> I've cc'd info@ so the rest of the team sees any communication here.
> The dates to save: CfP opens December, event is scheduled for June
> 13th/14th with time for workshops (or any additional Apache related
> meetings) on 15th.
> Topics relevant: any war stories or good advice on all things governance,
> project management, distributed teams, FOSS legal, corporate interest in
> free and open source projects and processes, rants that are supposed to
> start a discussion. I believe we have a ton of stories within all of our
> projects. I believe people inside and outside the community could benefit
> from having these stories told.
> Thanks to anyone and everyone who traveled here. Maybe I'm mistaken, but I
> got the impression that we had more non Berliners than locals not only
> among speakers but also among attendees.
> Isabel
> --
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