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From Roberto Galoppini <>
Subject Re: OpenOffice track at ApacheCon Europe - next steps
Date Mon, 23 Jul 2012 21:39:27 GMT
On Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 11:31 PM, Rob Weir <> wrote:
> Looks like the AOOCon "conference within a conference" proposal was
> accepted. The Call For Papers for the larger conference has begun.  So
> we need to set up a conference webpage and start publicizing this
> Propose:
> 1) Simple one page web site for conference that we can put at
>  This will require some simple HTML (or
> Markdown text) work, along with a opening a ticket with Infra@ to
> redirect the URL.  Do we need a conference logo?  Or just use the
> project one?
> 2) Page would link to the CFP, registration info, etc.  Would also
> link to a wiki page where we can further develop the schedule for the
> two days, e.g., when we have normal sessions versus hack fests, etcs.
> 3) Publicize the above via a blog post, twitter, Google+ Facebook and
> a note to the AOO announcement list (around 9000 subscribers).
> Any thing else?

Craft a customized AOO ads for the Carousel (see pointing to that page.



> Any volunteers for any of the above?
> -Rob
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Nick Burch <>
> Date: Fri, Jul 20, 2012 at 4:13 PM
> Subject: OpenOffice track at ApacheCon Europe - next steps
> Hi All
> As you hopefully all know, a proposal for a several day long
> OpenOffice track at ApacheCon europe was submitted, ideally for a
> "conference within a conference", which was accepted.
> The Call For Papers for ApacheCon Europe is now open, and we've
> included the OpenOffice track in this. (Hopefully that's ok with you,
> it certainly makes things simpler for us to keep everything in the
> same system). It would be great if you could advertise this CFP to
> your wider community, to invite submissions for talks. If you need
> advise or sample emails for this, please drop and note to
> and we can point you to some of the other
> announcements. We'll have details on the reviewing process for
> submissions shortly.
> Otherwise, the next steps are to start building up website for your
> "conference within a conference", and for your community to decide
> what to put on beyond the talks for which you receive submissions
> (such as, but not limited to, hackathons, discussions, meetups etc).
> The website could be a subsite within the main ApacheCon Europe
> site[1], or hosted as part of your own website, that's up to you.
> We have a site visit planned for this coming week, at which we'll be
> clarifying a lot of the questions around space and the venue, which
> will hopefully help with your plans.
> Otherwise, if you have any queries, is
> the place to ask them, and also the list that at least some of you
> should be following for the remainder of the conference planning!
> Thanks
> Nick
> [1]

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