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From Kevin Grignon <kevingrignon...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Apache OpenOffice Conference 2012
Date Wed, 27 Jun 2012 15:40:16 GMT
KG01 - See comments inline

On Wed, Jun 27, 2012 at 9:50 PM, Donald Harbison <dpharbison@gmail.com>wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 27, 2012 at 10:55 AM, Kevin Grignon
> <kevingrignon.oo@gmail.com>wrote:
>
> > Don,
> >
> > I've added some content to the planning doc on the cwiki.
> >
> > Question: is the conference focused on opensource methods and process, or
> > on the actual products, or both?
> >
>
> To be honest, it is our to make it be what we envision. There are no
> 'rules' per se.  If you have a great idea for a session, then propose it.
>

KG01 - Good stuff. I'd be very interested in running design explorations
and validations for future design direction, including visual signature
(AOO look and feel), and social features.


> I'm still looking for a signal on how to proceed with the CFP process. In
> the meantime, we are advised to plan, plan, and more plan...in other words,
> assume we have full control over what we want to do for now at least. A
> good plan will trump no plan or a lousy plan on any given day.
>
> /don
>
>
> >
> > Regards,
> > Kevin
> >
> >
> >
> > On Jun 9, 2012, at 3:11 AM, 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*
> >
>

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