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From Kanchana Welagedara <kanch...@opensource.lk>
Subject Re: Booth at GOTO Chicago
Date Sat, 10 Mar 2018 19:55:53 GMT
Hi Trevor,

I added few content in GOTO conf wiki link. Please take look and feel free
for amendments.Lemme know when you have dates and further confirmations
about Apache booth at goto conf , so we can update more information.

Cheers
Kancahna

On Sat, Mar 10, 2018 at 10:38 AM, Kanchana Welagedara <
kanchana@opensource.lk> wrote:

> HiTrevor,
>
> I have started adding content.Some of the heading are already add in
> following the FOSSDEM content.
>
> Could you please either share or go to the link provided by Sharan and
> edit the section of  Why is the ASF attending GOTO?
>
> Here is the quick start:
>
> 1. Please go to link and click edit button in the up right left corner
>
> 2. Bring the cursor to each sub headlines and   as you do like writing an
> email or just like using open office.
>
> 3. You have a preview button to preview your content before publishing.
>
> 4. To publish your content , just click on save button.
>
> 5. you are done! wiki is fun
>
>
>
>
>
>
> On Sat, Mar 10, 2018 at 10:25 AM, Trevor Grant <trevor.d.grant@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Yes- I will need stickers/swag.
>>
>> As far as banner, I do not have one- is anyone listening in Chicago or
>> surrounding areas that does?
>>
>>
>>
>> On Sat, Mar 10, 2018 at 10:14 AM, Sharan Foga <sharan@apache.org> wrote:
>>
>> > Hi Trevor
>> >
>> > Do you need any stickers etc?
>> >
>> > If you need any general information, then we have printable pdfs of the
>> > ASF information brochure in various languages at the link below:
>> >
>> > https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/COMDEV/ASF+
>> > Information+Brochure
>> >
>> > Also do you know if anyone close by have any ASF banners etc?
>> >
>> > Thanks
>> > Sharan
>> >
>> >
>> > On 2018/03/10 15:09:01, Trevor Grant <trevor.d.grant@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > > Yes, that's the link..
>> > >
>> > > I don't (think I) have access to set up new files.  And if I do, I
>> don't
>> > > know how to do it- could someone email me off line and help me out,
>> > > pls/thanks.
>> > >
>> > > tg
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > On Sat, Mar 10, 2018 at 8:55 AM, Kanchana Welagedara <
>> > kanchana@opensource.lk
>> > > > wrote:
>> > >
>> > > > Hi Trevor ,
>> > > >
>> > > > Sounds great ! Looks like I lost my access right in wiki. I did
>> > confluence
>> > > > work for fast feather track couple of years back. Could you please
>> put
>> > up a
>> > > > link and provide me access right I will start adding content .
>> > > >
>> > > > This is the FOSSDEM wiki you are referring I assume ?
>> > > > https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/COMDEV/FOSDEM+2018
>> > > >
>> > > > Cheers
>> > > > Kanchana
>> > > >
>> > > > On Fri, Mar 9, 2018 at 9:01 AM Trevor Grant <
>> trevor.d.grant@gmail.com>
>> > > > wrote:
>> > > >
>> > > > > Thanks Kanchana,
>> > > > >
>> > > > > So I've been talking to GOTO for the last couple of weeks- we
>> will be
>> > > > able
>> > > > > to have a booth there.  No charge (explicitly, I have a couple
of
>> > meetups
>> > > > > in Chicago I co-organize, GOTO is going to co-sponsor some meetups
>> > > > leading
>> > > > > up, etc, etc).
>> > > > >
>> > > > > Would like to maybe start a wiki page on who can work the booth
>> and
>> > when
>> > > > > (similar to how we did for FOSDEM)- I still need to find out
from
>> the
>> > > > > people at GOTO, how many ASF members we can let in to work the
>> booth.
>> > > > >
>> > > > > At any rate, I'm pretty stoked this worked out.
>> > > > >
>> > > > >
>> > > > >
>> > > > >
>> > > > >
>> > > > > On Sun, Feb 18, 2018 at 3:26 AM, Kanchana Welagedara <
>> > > > > kanchana@opensource.lk
>> > > > > > wrote:
>> > > > >
>> > > > > > Hi Travor,
>> > > > > >
>> > > > > > I can help out for the booth event .I'm currently based
in
>> Chicago.
>> > > > > > Cheers
>> > > > > > Kanchana
>> > > > > >
>> > > > > > On Fri, Feb 16, 2018 at 9:49 AM, Trevor Grant <
>> > > > trevor.d.grant@gmail.com>
>> > > > > > wrote:
>> > > > > >
>> > > > > > > Awesome! Thank you
>> > > > > > >
>> > > > > > >
>> > > > > > > On Fri, Feb 16, 2018 at 9:46 AM, Shane Curcuru <
>> > asf@shanecurcuru.org
>> > > > >
>> > > > > > > wrote:
>> > > > > > >
>> > > > > > > > Trevor Grant wrote on 2/16/18 10:40 AM:
>> > > > > > > > > Hey all,
>> > > > > > > > >
>> > > > > > > > > I reached out to GOTO Chicago for info on
doing an Apache
>> > Booth
>> > > > > > there.
>> > > > > > > > > They got back to me with pricing, but seemed
really
>> > interested in
>> > > > > > > having
>> > > > > > > > us
>> > > > > > > > > and like immediately were saying it was totally
>> negotiable /
>> > > > they'd
>> > > > > > > work
>> > > > > > > > > with us.
>> > > > > > > >
>> > > > > > > > Excellent idea, and thanks for working on this
kind of
>> stuff!
>> > > > > > > >
>> > > > > > > > > The quoted cost is $10k, not sure if it's
worth even
>> > pursuing-
>> > > > all
>> > > > > I
>> > > > > > > can
>> > > > > > > > > say is that I can work the booth in Chicago.
>> > > > > > > > >
>> > > > > > > > > Does a budget exist for this? Have other
for profit
>> > conferences
>> > > > > given
>> > > > > > > us
>> > > > > > > > > any discounts? Should I just tell them, thanks
but that's
>> > way out
>> > > > > of
>> > > > > > > our
>> > > > > > > > > price range?
>> > > > > > > >
>> > > > > > > > No, we have not paid for booth space at conferences,
as far
>> as
>> > I
>> > > > > > recall.
>> > > > > > > >  As a non-profit with limited budgets, we need
a very
>> specific
>> > > > reason
>> > > > > > to
>> > > > > > > > pay for things like this; merely having a booth
is not
>> > something
>> > > > the
>> > > > > > ASF
>> > > > > > > > would likely pay for.
>> > > > > > > >
>> > > > > > > > The majority of times there's an interesting conference
>> where
>> > we
>> > > > have
>> > > > > > > > the volunteers to staff it, and the conference
organizers
>> are
>> > truly
>> > > > > > > > interested in having an Apache presence there,
they end up
>> > giving
>> > > > us
>> > > > > a
>> > > > > > > > booth free as a non-profit.  So going back to
them to ask
>> > about how
>> > > > > > they
>> > > > > > > > treat non-profits is likely the next step, if
you're up for
>> it.
>> > > > > > > >
>> > > > > > > > > I never thought much of this conference,
but it was on
>> that
>> > list
>> > > > of
>> > > > > > > > top-10
>> > > > > > > > > tech conferences that was pushed out a few
weeks ago so I
>> > started
>> > > > > to
>> > > > > > do
>> > > > > > > > > some research on it.
>> > > > > > > > >
>> > > > > > > > > https://gotochgo.com
>> > > > > > > > >
>> > > > > > > >
>> > > > > > > >
>> > > > > > > > --
>> > > > > > > >
>> > > > > > > > - Shane
>> > > > > > > >   https://www.apache.org/foundation/marks/resources
>> > > > > > > >
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