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From Mark Struberg <strub...@yahoo.de>
Subject Re: Things we need to do for ApacheCon EU
Date Wed, 30 May 2012 15:18:12 GMT
Of course we could also add a track (1 day) about EE technologies: TomEE, OpenWebBeans, MyFaces,
BVal, OpenEJB, OpenJPA, etc

There is currently a discussion over at openejb-dev about doing a TomEE hackaton at ApacheCon


----- Original Message -----
> From: Christian Grobmeier <grobmeier@gmail.com>
> To: apachecon-discuss@apache.org
> Cc: 
> Sent: Wednesday, May 30, 2012 4:21 PM
> Subject: Re: Things we need to do for ApacheCon EU
> On Wed, May 30, 2012 at 2:05 PM, Nick Burch <nick.burch@alfresco.com> 
> wrote:
>>  Hi All
>>  I did send an email a few weeks ago about the next steps, but as a few
>>  people have contacted me privately to ask about what needs doing, I fear it
>>  may have got lost in the noise... Plus it didn't have everything, so 
> here
>>  goes again!
>>  There are currently several things that anyone can (and needs to be!)
>>  helping with, and a few bits largely specific to those near the venue.
>>  On the everyone front, we need to decide exactly what kind of conference we
>>  want to fill this lovely SAP sponsored space with. Do we want big tracks
>>  (200/300 people), or small ones (5*100), or some days with one setup and
>>  some days others? What sort of tracks do we want to put on? Do we want to 
> do
>>  a day or two for certain popular project areas, or do we want to do one
>>  track for the whole time for a popular area, with smaller ones around it?
>>  What things (if any) do we want to put on in the evening? What things might
>>  we want to try in Portland next year, which we should be attempting to
>>  test/pilot in Europe?
> Besides the already proposed OpenOffice track, we should consider the
> Hadoop operating system ;-)
> Hadoop is big in germany. If we would have two bigger tracks, one open
> office hacking, one hadoop + cloud,.
> Then two smaller, probably an enterprise track with Camel et al and
> for example a Tooling track.
>>  (Once we have answers for these, then we'll have the structure around 
> which
>>  to run the CFP)
>>  For those in Germany, we need to start putting together some resources for
>>  attendees, especially around accommodation. I know there isn't much 
> near the
>>  venue, but it'd be good to get / find a list of what that is. We also 
> want
>>  to provide information on what bigger towns/cities nearby people could be
>>  looking at for staying it, and how long (+ how late!) they'd be looking 
> at
>>  for public transport. We may also want to look at hiring something nearby
>>  that's cheap for people to stay in (especially TAC funded attendees,
>>  committers who are paying for themselves etc). It'd be good to know 
> what
>>  options there might be (hostels, church halls etc). For now, I'd 
> suggest we
>>  start capturing this sort of information on the wiki[1], and we can worry
>>  about if that's the best place or not later!
>>  Cheers
>>  Nick
>>  [1] http://wiki.apache.org/apachecon/
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