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From Sander Temme <>
Subject Reminder: ApacheCon NA 2010 HTTP Server Track Call for Participation
Date Sun, 04 Apr 2010 03:48:45 GMT
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Reminder: the Call For Proposals for the Apache HTTP Server track closes
TOMORROW NIGHT, April 4.  If you would like to submit a session
proposal, please do so now!  See below for instructions.  

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ApacheCon North America 2010 will be held 1-5 November 2010, at the
Westin Peachtree in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. 

The official conference, trainings and expo of the Apache Software
Foundation (ASF) will run to Atlanta this November, with dozens of
sessions on Servers, Cloud Computing, Search NoSQL, Incubating projects,
innovations, emerging technologies, and more.   

ApacheCon would not be complete without a track dedicated to the project
that started it all, the Apache HTTP Server.  The Project Management
Committee (PMC) are currently planning our own technical track for
ApacheCon.  We are solliciting 50-minute presentations for our
conference track, to fill one day at the conference.  

Topics of interest include: 

* Case studies on deployment of the Apache HTTP Server within your
* How-to sessions on working with certain aspects of the Apache HTTP
 Server technology
* What's New? sessions on new features of recent and upcoming versions
 of the Apache HTTP Server
* Sessions discussing third-party extensions to the Apache HTTP Server
* Security topics surrounding the Apache HTTP Server
* Performance and scalability of Apache HTTP Server deployment
* Cool things we all should know the Apache HTTP Server can do
* How you solved particularly gnarly problems deploying the Apache HTTP

Submissions are open to anyone with relevant expertise: ASF affiliation
is not required to present at, attend, or otherwise participate in

Please keep in mind that whilst we are encourage submissions that the
highlight the use of specific Apache solutions, we are unable to accept
marketing/commercially-oriented presentations.

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 edit the following Wiki page:

and add your proposal, including: 

1) Your full name, title and organization
2) Contact information, including your e-mail address.  Feel free to
  obfuscate if you think that this will make a difference in your SPAM
3) The name of your proposed session (keep your title simple and
  relevant to the topic)
4) A 75-200 word overview of your presentation
5) A 100-200 word speaker bio that includes prior conference speaking or
  related experience

You will find an empty table template at the bottom of the page.  Please
copy this and fill it in. 

Please mail any quesions regarding proposal submissions to  

To be considered, proposals must be received by Sunday, April 4nd, 2010,
at 23:59:59 Pacific Time.  Following this time, the PMC will hold a vote
and suggest the most interesting proposals to the ApacheCon Planning
Committee for acceptance to the conference.  Note that the Apache HTTP
Server PMC does not itself accept session proposals: it merely makes
recommendations to the Planning Committee.  

Key Dates: 

April 4, 2010: Call for Participation closes
May 17, 2010:  Speaker Acceptance/Rejection notification
November 1-5, 2010: ApacheCon NA 2010

We look forward to seeing you in Atlanta!  

Sander Temme
Apache HTTP Server Track Coordinator
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