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From Konstantin Boudnik <...@yahoo-inc.com>
Subject Re: Last call: ApacheCon TechTalks CFP closes today
Date Thu, 03 Jun 2010 23:03:58 GMT
Hi Owen

Do you think it'd be a good idea to submit Herriot (large scale testing
framework we were working on for some time; see HADOOP-6332 for more info) to
this conference?

Please advise, thanks.
  Cos

On Tue, Jun 01, 2010 at 04:33PM, Owen O'Malley wrote:
> We've decided to extend the deadline a week to this Friday. As a  
> reminder, all speakers get two nights at the conference hotel and free  
> registration at ApacheCon.
> 
> -- Owen
> 
> On May 28, 2010, at 2:40 PM, Owen O'Malley wrote:
> 
> > All,
> >    As a reminder the CFP for proposals closes today.  The CFP is at http://blogs.apache.org/conferences/date/20100428
> >
> > -- Owen
> >
> > ApacheCon North America 2010
> > 1-5 November 2010 -- Westin Peachtree in Atlanta
> >
> > Technical Tracks: Call For Participation
> > All submissions must be received by Friday, 28 May 2010 at midnight  
> > Pacific Time.
> > The official conference, trainings, and expo of The Apache Software  
> > Foundation (ASF) returns to Atlanta this November, with dozens of  
> > technical, business, and community-focused sessions at the beginner,  
> > intermediate, and advanced levels.
> >
> > Over the past decade, the ASF has gone from strength to strength,  
> > developing and shepherding nearly 150 Top-Level Projects and new  
> > initiatives in the Apache Incubator and Labs. This year's ApacheCon  
> > celebrates how Apache technologies have sparked creativity,  
> > challenged processes, streamlined development, improved  
> > collaboration, launched businesses, bolstered economies, and  
> > improved lives.
> >
> > We are proud of our achievements and recognize that the global  
> > Apache community --both developers and users-- are responsible for  
> > the success and popularity of our products.
> >
> > The ApacheCon Planning Team are soliciting 50-minute technical  
> > presentations for the next conference, which will focus on the theme  
> > ?Servers, the Cloud, and Innovation?.
> >
> > We are particularly interested in highly-relevant, professionally- 
> > directed presentations that demonstrate specific probrlems and real- 
> > world solutions. Part of the technical program has already been  
> > planned; we welcome proposals based on the following Apache Projects  
> > and related technical areas:
> >
> > - Cassandra/NoSQL
> > - Content Technologies
> > - (Java) Enterprise Development
> > - Felix/OSGi
> > - Geronimo
> > - Hadoop + friends/Cloud Computing
> > - Lucene, Mahout + friends/Search
> > - Tomcat
> > - Tuscany
> > Submissions are open to anyone with relevant expertise: ASF  
> > affiliation is not required to present at, attend, or otherwise  
> > participate in ApacheCon.
> >
> > Please keep in mind that whilst we encourage submissions that the  
> > highlight the use of specific Apache solutions, we are unable to  
> > accept marketing/commercially-oriented presentations.
> >
> > Other proposals, such as panels, or those longer than 50 minutes in  
> > duration have been considered in the past. You are welcome to submit  
> > an alternate presentation, however, such sessions are accepted under  
> > exceptional circumstances. Please be as descriptive as possible,  
> > including names/bios of proposed panelists and any related details.
> >
> > All accepted speakers (not co-presenters) qualify for general  
> > conference admission and a minimum of two nights lodging at the  
> > conference hotel. Additional hotel nights and travel assistance are  
> > possible, depending on the number of presentations given and type of  
> > assistance needed.
> >
> > To submit a presentation proposal, please send an email to  
> > submissions AT apachecon DOT com containing the following  
> > information in plaintext (no attachments, please):
> >
> > 1. Your full name, title, and organization
> >
> > 2. Contact information, including your address
> >
> > 3. The name of your proposed session (keep your title simple and  
> > relevant to the topic)
> >
> > 4. The technical category of the intended presentation (Cassandra/ 
> > NoSQL; Content Technologies; (Java) Enterprise Development; Felix/ 
> > OSGi; Geronimo; Hadoop + friends/Cloud Computing; Lucene, Mahout +  
> > friends/Search; Tomcat; or Tuscany)
> >
> > 5. The classification for each presentation (Servers, Cloud, or  
> > Innovation) ? some presentations may have more than one theme (e.g.,  
> > a next-generation server can be classified both as "Servers" and  
> > "Innovation"
> >
> > 6. The intended audience level (beginner, intermediate, advanced)
> >
> > 7. A 75-200 word overview of your presentation
> >
> > 8. A 100-200-word speaker bio that includes prior conference  
> > speaking or related experience
> >
> > 9. Feedback or references (with contact information) on  
> > presentations given within the last three years
> >
> > To be considered, proposals must be received by Friday, 28 May 2010  
> > at midnight Pacific Time. Please email any questions regarding  
> > proposal submissions to cfp AT apachecon DOT com.
> >
> > Technical Tracks Key Dates
> >
> > 23 April 2010: Call For Participation Open
> > 28 May 2010: Call For Participation Closes
> > 11 June 2010: Speaker Acceptance/Rejection Notification
> > 1-5 November 2010: ApacheCon NA 2010
> > We look forward to seeing you in Atlanta!
> >
> > For the ApacheCon Planning team,
> > Sally Khudairi, Program Lead
> 

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