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From "Sally Khudairi" ...@apache.org>
Subject The Apache® Software Foundation Announces Program and Early Registration Incentives for ApacheCon™ North America
Date Wed, 05 Jun 2019 11:30:33 GMT
[this announcement is available online at https://s.apache.org/eIG0 ]

Official Global Conference Series heralds "Tomorrow's Technology Today" with keynotes by David
Brin, James Gosling, and Samaira Mehta, plus 40 content tracks from dozens of Apache projects
and their communities

Wakefield, MA —5 June 2019— The Apache® Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer
developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 350 Open Source projects and initiatives,
announced today the event program and early registration for the North America edition of
ApacheCon™, the ASF's official global conference series. ApacheCon North America will take
place 9-12 September 2019 at the Flamingo Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. Early registration incentives
end 27 June 2019.

ApacheCon draws attendees from more than 60 countries to experience "Tomorrow's Technology
Today" by showcasing key Open Source technologies independent of business interests, corporate
biases, or sales pitches. 

ApacheCon content is selected entirely by Apache projects and their communities, enabling
participants at all levels to learn about the latest innovations in dozens of categories.
ApacheCon North America program categories include Big Data, Community, Content Delivery,
Geospatial, Graph Processing, Integration, IoT, Machine Learning, Mobile, Observability, and
Streaming, among others. Participants learn about Open Source development "The Apache Way",
through hands-on sessions, keynotes, real-world case studies, workshops, hackathons, BarCamps,
and more in a deliberately intimate, collaborative, vendor-neutral environment.

Dozens of Apache projects will be represented across dedicated categories and project tracks.
They include: Accumulo, Arrow, Bahir, Beam, Calcite, Camel, Cassandra, CloudStack, Cordova,
Daffodil (incubating) DataSketches (incubating), Doris (incubating), Drill, Druid (incubating),
Edgent (incubating), Gobblin (incubating), Hadoop, HBase, HDFS, Heron (incubating), Hive,
Hivemall (incubating), HTTP Server, Hudi (Incubating), Iceberg (incubating), Ignite, Kafka,
Karaf, Kudu, Lucene, Marvin-AI (incubating), MXNet (incubating), Mynewt, Nemo (Incubating),
NiFi, OFBiz, ORC, Ozone, Pinot (incubating), PLC4X, PredictionIO, Pulsar, Rya (incubating),
Samza, Spark, TinkerPop, Tomcat, Toree (incubating), Traffic Control, TVM (incubating), Unomi,
YARN, and more. The full program is available at https://www.apachecon.com/acna19/schedule.html

Attendees will join The Apache Software Foundation in celebrating its 20th Anniversary with
special events and activities, including dynamic discourse with select ASF founders, and keynotes
by award-winning author and futurist David Brin, "father of Java" David Gosling, and 10-year-old
CoderBunnyz/One Billion Kids Can Code founder Samaira Mehta. 

Registration and Deadlines

 - Early Registration: 27 June. Early bird incentives and additional discounted rates are
available for individual participants as well as groups. Sign up at https://apachecon.com/acna19/

 - Travel Assistance: 21 June. Members of all underrepresented communities are encouraged
to apply for Travel Assistance, with special funds earmarked for female Latin Americans. Apply
at http://www.apache.org/travel/

 - Discounted Hotel Rooms: 19 August. Special sleeping room rates at the Flamingo Hotel and
Casino are available based on availability, or when the block is sold out, whichever comes
first. Book at https://www.apachecon.com/acna19/location.html

Event Sponsors
ApacheCon is the primary gathering of the collective Apache community worldwide; sponsorship
of the official conference series of the world’s largest Open Source foundation is one of
the most effective ways to gain visibility and competitive advantage. Sponsors who showcase
their products, people, and community support benefit by extending their brands to the greater
Apache community, engaging with industry influencers, and connecting with potential future
collaborators. Many sponsors consider ApacheCon to be an invaluable resource for recruiting
top Open Source talent. ApacheCon attendees include individual developers and users, Fortune
500 companies, start-ups, educators, consultants, community managers, Open Source enthusiasts,
influencers, and analysts from more than 60 countries.

ApacheCon Sponsors include: Aiven, CrowdStrike, Google Cloud, HotWax Commerce, IBM, Instaclustr,
Linode, RedHat, ShapeBlue, SK Telecom, WhiteSource, among others. To become an ApacheCon Sponsor,
visit https://s.apache.org/2019-LASApacheConProspectus for more information.

Media partners include Manning Publications and SD Times. For media sponsorship opportunities
and registration by credentialed members of the media and analyst community, contact Sally
Khudairi at press@apache.org.

About ApacheCon
ApacheCon is the official global conference series of The Apache Software Foundation. Since
1998 ApacheCon has been drawing participants at all levels to explore "Tomorrow's Technology
Today" across 300+ Apache projects and their diverse communities. ApacheCon showcases the
latest developments in ubiquitous Apache projects and emerging innovations through hands-on
sessions, keynotes, real-world case studies, trainings, hackathons, community events, and
more. For more information, visit http://apachecon.com/ , https://twitter.com/ApacheCon ,
and https://s.apache.org/ApacheCon

About The Apache Software Foundation (ASF)
Established in 1999, the all-volunteer Foundation oversees more than 350 leading Open Source
projects, including Apache HTTP Server —the world's most popular Web server software. Through
the ASF's merit-based process known as "The Apache Way," more than 770 individual Members
and 7,000 Committers across six continents successfully collaborate to develop freely available
enterprise-grade software, benefiting billions of users worldwide: thousands of software solutions
are distributed under the Apache License; and the community actively participates in ASF mailing
lists, mentoring initiatives, and ApacheCon, the Foundation's official user conference, trainings,
and expo. The ASF is a US 501(c)(3) charitable organization, funded by individual donations
and corporate sponsors including Aetna, Alibaba Cloud Computing, Anonymous, ARM, Baidu, Bloomberg,
Budget Direct, Capital One, Cerner, Cloudera, Comcast, Facebook, Google, Handshake, Huawei,
IBM, Indeed, Inspur, Leaseweb, Microsoft, ODPi, Pineapple Fund, Pivotal, Private Internet
Access, Red Hat, Target, Tencent, Union Investment, Workday, and Verizon Media. For more information,
visit http://apache.org/  and https://twitter.com/TheASF

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Arrow", "Bahir", "Apache Bahir", "Beam", "Apache Beam", "Calcite", "Apache Calcite", "Camel",
"Apache Camel", "Cassandra", "Apache Cassandra", "CloudStack", "Apache CloudStack", "Cordova",
"Apache Cordova", "Drill", "Apache Drill", "Hadoop", "Apache Hadoop",  "HBase", "Apache HBase",
"HDFS", "Apache HDFS", "Hive", "Apache Hive", "Apache HTTP Server", "Ignite", "Apache Ignite",
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Ozone", "PLC4X", "Apache PLC4X”, "PredictionIO", "Apache PredictionIO", "Pulsar", "Apache
Pulsar”, "Samza", “Apache Samza”, "Spark", “Apache Spark", "Tinkerpop", "Apache Tinkerpop”,
"Tomcat", "Apache Tomcat", "Traffic Control", "Apache Traffic Control", "Unomi", "Apache Unomi",
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