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From "Franklin, Matthew B." <>
Subject Re: Apache in Amsterdam in October - 1 day track CFP and Hackathon/BarCamp
Date Wed, 03 Aug 2011 12:55:33 GMT

On 8/3/11 4:30 AM, "Ross Gardler" <> wrote:

>On 3 August 2011 09:25, Scott Wilson <>
>> Anyone else up for doing some Wookie hacking in Amsterdam in October?
>I think it would be great, especially since some of the Rave team are
>also in Holland (Rave cc'd)
>Alas, I doubt I'm going to be able to justify budget on that one,
>Sept/Oct/Nov is a very heavy travel period for me. Perhaps I'll join
>via an IRC channel.

I also won't be able to make it.  I think the IRC channel is a good idea
for those of us who can't make it.

>> Begin forwarded message:
>>> From: Nick Burch <>
>>> Date: 1 August 2011 17:35:52 GMT+01:00
>>> To:
>>> Subject: Apache in Amsterdam in October - 1 day track CFP and
>>> Reply-To:
>>> Hi All
>>> It's been a little while now since our last event in Amsterdam, but
>>>we're pleased to announce that we'll be back (albeit in a smaller form)
>>>this October! We'll be hosting an Apache track at GotoCon on Friday
>>>14th, and then a Hackathon + BarCamp on Saturday 15th. Whether you want
>>>to talk, hack or learn, there's hopefully something there for everyone!
>>> If you might be interested in presenting, we're holding a CFP for the
>>>track. Be quick though, it's only going to be open for one week, so get
>>>your submissions in by this coming Sunday!
>>> GotoCon is aimed at developers, but not necessarily current Apache
>>>users, so it's a slightly different (more outreach) audience to our own
>>>ApacheCons. As we've only got the one track (plus hopefully a bit of
>>>the search track too...), we're ideally looking for talks that'll cover
>>>several projects. That could be how to combine several Apache projects
>>>to solve a problem, giving an overview of several projects in the same
>>>space, or just explaining how we work to an interested audience.
>>>Sucessful speakers will get a pass to the two days of the conference,
>>>hotel and a contribution towards travel, so get thinking about your
>>>talk! Submissions should be made at
>>> Whether you're someone who likes presenting or not, we'd love for as
>>>many people as possible to join us on the Saturday. Hippo have kindly
>>>agreed to give us some space, so we're going to be hosting a hackathon
>>>and BarCamp. Depending on numbers, and especially on the number of
>>>people willing to help, we may open the BarCamp up to everyone, or just
>>>keep it for committers and potential future committers.
>>> Either way, it'll be a great chance to meet with other Apache folks,
>>>learn about new projects, find out more about how Apache works, hack on
>>>some code or share your ideas! If you'd like to come, please sign up on
>>>the wiki, and indicate your interests and if you might be able to help
>>>with organising if we open things up for a public
>>>BarCampApacheAmsterdam! The wiki is
>>> Thanks
>>> Nick
>>> (On behalf of ConCom)
>Ross Gardler (@rgardler)
>Programme Leader (Open Development)

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