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From Rich Bowen <rbo...@rcbowen.com>
Subject Re: Tomcat conference at/alongside ApacheCon
Date Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:56:00 GMT

On 01/17/2017 04:44 PM, Mark Thomas wrote:
> Hi,
> (I'm not subscribed so please cc me on any reply)
> The Tomcat community would like to run a dedicated Tomcat Conference at
> / alongside ApacheCon. The details are subject to further discussion but
> the general idea is:
> - an element of separate branding (could be as simple as a separate
>   sign-up page and a Tomcat logo on attendees' badges)
> - logistically I'm thinking of it as a dedicated track
>   (so attendees could move between the Tomcat conference/track and
>    other ApacheCon sessions as they wished)
> - the Tomcat community would select the content
> The Tomcat community has started to gather ideas for content:
> https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/316d2b5bbe511f73bd0bdce2857610da32ec3e8625ae54f4dbaefc90@%3Cusers.tomcat.apache.org%3E
> From the discussion so far, I think there are plenty of ideas (and
> people able to present them) to put together a program that would be
> attractive to the Tomcat community.
> So, does this sound like a good idea to you and if it does, what do we
> need to do to make it happen?

Well, I think it's a *great* idea, but you already knew that. :-)

I've told our producer that this conversation is ongoing. I'll ping them
again and try to get something more concrete moving ASAP.


Rich Bowen - rbowen@rcbowen.com - @rbowen
http://apachecon.com/ - @apachecon

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