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From Donald Harbison <dpharbi...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Apache OpenOffice Conference 2012
Date Thu, 21 Jun 2012 15:42:16 GMT
On Wed, Jun 20, 2012 at 11:10 PM, Wolf Halton <wolf.halton@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 20, 2012 at 10:23 PM, Peter Junge <peter.junge@gmx.org> wrote:
>
> > As stated before, you can count me in for the CFP Jury. I've been a
> member
> > of the jury for the OOo Conferences 2007 - 2010. In 2010, I have been the
> > head of the jury. I would do this again, if no one else volunteers. But,
> > it's unlikely that I will attend the AOOC 2012 in person. To my
> experience
> > it's preferable if the head of jury attends in person because there are
> > always last minute challenges (sometimes during the coffee break) to
> tackle.
> >
> > Peter
> >
> >
> > On 6/21/2012 4:00 AM, Donald Harbison wrote:
> >
> >> Forgive the top posting... I am just alerting everyone that I have
> updated
> >> the planning wiki [1] today with the latest proposal content, conference
> >> information and work items. We need volunteers, your attention and
> action.
> >>  Please take the time to read up, and respond back on this thread with
> >> questions and discussion.
> >>
> >> If you decide to volunteer, please identify yourself and the aspect of
> the
> >> project you are most interested to help with.
> >>
> >> Thanks!
> >>
> >> On Fri, Jun 8, 2012 at 3:11 PM, Donald Harbison <dpharbison@gmail.com
> >> >wrote:
> >>
> >>  We have the opportunity to frame up and build a 'conference within a
> >>> conference' within the ApacheCON EU 2012 venue, November 5 - 9th in
> >>> Sinsheim, Germany. I've pulled  an outline together on the wiki [1].
> >>>
> >>> This is a 'call-to-action'. If you want to see this idea become a
> >>> reality,
> >>> now is the time to volunteer.
> >>>
> >>> Timing is urgent here. In the northern hemisphere, many of us will go
> off
> >>> on vacations in July and August. We need to earn our space from ConComm
> >>> and
> >>> the other ApacheCon volunteers if this idea has any hope of success.
> Note
> >>> that if you volunteer for this effort, you will also need to help out
> >>> with
> >>> the broader conference as well. Share and share alike!
> >>>
> >>> I have asked that we sharpen our proposal and submit it to ConComm by
> >>> Friday, June 22nd... in two weeks time. Yes, that's compressed, but I
> >>> believe we have sufficiently experienced PPMC members who know what it
> >>> takes to make something like this happen. I've started a proposed
> >>> committee
> >>> list on the wiki, but that's all it is a 'start'.
> >>>
> >>> This is a great opportunity to re-boot our OpenOffice community in its
> >>> country of origin. I'm personally very excited about this, and hope you
> >>> are
> >>> too. Please engage and make this happen.
> >>>
> >>> [1] *http://s.apache.org/4cp*
> >>>
> >>>
> >>
> >
> > Hi Don et al,
> I would like to help, but I am based in the US and do not have travel funds
> to go (as of today). Is there anything I can do to help facilitate the
> conference from Atlanta GA?
>

Thanks Wolf. I think advising on how to shape the tracks,
reviewing/selecting papers submitted via the CFP are good ways to help.

Much appreciated.


>
> Wolf
>
>
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