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From Carlos Sanchez <car...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Maven Meetup In Amsterdam?
Date Thu, 05 Mar 2009 20:15:53 GMT
Hi Arje,

seems there's some interested people in a Maven Meetup, how can we proceed?
can we get the wiki created for people to signup and see how many we are?

Thanks


On Thu, Mar 5, 2009 at 1:28 AM, Gabriele Columbro
<g.columbro@sourcesense.com> wrote:
> I'd reallly believe that a Maven Meetup in Amsterdam is a very good idea and
> a very nice place to share our Maven knowledge, too many times felt by
> junior developers as highly black magic ;)
>
> And for us (Sourcesense) to discuss some of our work in Sourcesense around
> Maven ALM support [1] and around Alfresco ECM Maven support [2].
>
> Any other maven user/dev interested to join (I'm extending the request to
> the user list to get some more attendees)?
>
> I believe that getting to 15/20~ attendees is to be considered the treshold
> for organizing this. I will be also forwarding this email to my customers to
> get more attention around the topic.
>
> HTH,
> Gab
>
>
>
> [1] http://code.google.com/p/maven-calm
> [2] http://code.google.com/p/maven-alfresco-archetypes
>
> 2009/2/27 Rogier Peters <rogier.peters@gmail.com>
>
>> Hi Petar,
>>
>> Great idea. We're a couple (3-5) developers from Sourcesense NL, based in
>> Amsterdam. We would be interested in coming, and also giving a short talk on
>> Application Lifecycle Management with Maven. Since we're based in Amsterdam,
>> we could also help organizing or drum up some more local developers.
>> @nick you're probably there, more people from IProfs interested?
>>
>> Regards,
>> Rogier
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Feb 18, 2009 at 8:35 PM, Petar Tahchiev <paranoiabla@gmail.com>wrote:
>>
>>> Hi guys,
>>>
>>> I got an email from Arje Cahn with a proposal to make a Maven
>>> GetTogether/Meetup during the ApacheCON in Amsterdam. I am
>>> very interested in such an event but I do feel that it will only make
>>> sense if more of the Maven developers are present at the
>>> conference.
>>>
>>> I know for sure me, Carlos and Wendy are going to be there.
>>> Anybody else planning to attend? If we get there more people
>>> we can easily setup a wiki page and announce a few sessions there.
>>>
>>> What do you think?
>>>
>>> Here is the email from Arje:
>>>
>>> ==============================
>>>
>>>
>>> Hi all,
>>>
>>> I'm sending you this email because we've done GetTogethers / Meetups
>>> together, or have spoken about them somewhere in the past.
>>> If you feel I should be addressing different people, or different
>>> projects, I'd be grateful if you could point me to the right project
>>> and/or person! :)
>>>
>>> As you are probably very much aware of, the ApacheCon Europe is in
>>> about 7 weeks, in Amsterdam.
>>>
>>> I got a really nice offer from the ApacheCon producers. The Matterhorn
>>> rooms are available in the evenings for Meetup / GetTogether style
>>> events. This means we can host up to 3 evening Meetups, from 18:00 -
>>> 22:00, with our own program, on Monday evening and Tuesday evening,
>>> all within the ApacheCon venue (the Movenpick). Meetups happen after
>>> the trainings. This is in my opinion a much better opportunity than we
>>> had last year where we were
>>> 1) in a different location
>>> 2) conflicting with the hackaton
>>> 3) conflicting with trainings
>>>
>>> Grant, I'd love to hear your thoughts from your Lucene perspective. I
>>> know last year was unclear and I hope to be able to straighten that
>>> out with you this year. We're *not* organizing Lucene meetups without
>>> having Lucene people on board :)
>>>
>>> Potentially, we could have 6 Meetups in total. The rooms can hold up
>>> to 100 people each. Wifi, beamers, etc, is all taken care of.
>>>
>>> The question I have for you all, is whether you think you and / or
>>> your project would be interested in filling an evening. Can you
>>> organize between 20 and 100 people from your project, and put up an
>>> agenda with speakers and talks?
>>>
>>> Also, we'll have to come up with some sponsors. To give you an idea -
>>> last years Meetups were sponsored by 2 to 4 sponsors per project,
>>> paying roughly 1000 euro each to cover all costs.
>>> These sponsors will then become official ApacheCon Meetup sponsors and
>>> get marketed like that on the ApacheCon website.
>>>
>>> Right now, the planners have asked me to come up with a list of Apache
>>> projects that would be interested in the idea. If you're interested,
>>> please let me know ASAP, as I need to follow up on Monday to be able
>>> to be in time with all the marketing stuff going on around ApacheCon.
>>>
>>> Hope you like this idea as much as I do!
>>>
>>> --
>>>
>>> Kind regards,
>>>
>>> Arjé Cahn
>>>
>>> --
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>>> | Senior Solution Architect @ Unic
>>> | BGJUG-Bulgarian Java User Group Leader.
>>> | Apache Maven Developer.
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>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Rogier Peters
>> rogier@twitter, flickr, delicious
>>
>>
>
>
> --
> Gabriele Columbro
> Alfresco ECM Product Strategy Consultant
> +31 627 565 103
> Sourcesense - Making sense of open Source (http://www.sourcesense.com)
>

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