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From Robert Burrell Donkin <rdon...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Fw: Call for Participation for OpenExpo 2008 in Zürich, Switzerland (24./25. September 2008)
Date Sun, 20 Apr 2008 09:14:44 GMT

On Sun, 2008-04-20 at 09:24 +0200, berndf wrote:
> Jeremias Maerki wrote:
> > I'm forwarding this CfP here as I've participated in the last OpenExpo
> > in Berne, Switzerland. It was a huge success [1][2]. I hope you'll
> > excuse that most of the information below is in German. There's some
> > information in English on the OpenExpo website at: http://openexpo.ch/en
> > 
> > [1] http://www.openexpo.ch/en/openexpo-2008-bern/press-release/
> > [2] http://www.jeremias-maerki.ch/blog/2008/03/14/openexpo-in-berne-was-great/
> > 
> > Matthias Stürmer, one of the organizers, has mentioned to me that they
> > would be interested in having an Apache Track. In the last issue we were
> > three people from three different Apache projects. Mine was the only
> > presentation on an Apache project. I'm not sure we can come up with
> > enough proposals for a full Apache track but we can certainly try. So I
> > decided to forward the CfP here to reach a larger audience inside the
> > ASF. It would be great to see more Apache projects represented there,
> > either with a small booth or with a presentation. I'm sure it's also a
> > good opportunity for potential sponsors operating in the D/A/CH area.
> > 
> > Please spread the word! Thanks!
> I'd be interested in participating. Should we just throw CfPs at them or
> should we coordinate Apache CfPs beforehand? :-)
> Coincidently, I ran into the CfP of German openexpo.de (ends April 30th)
> some days ago. This event seems to be related to the swiss one. I think
> the ASF should represent there, too! (And if the organizers are
> hard/sym-linked with each other, we can test run for Winterthur (very
> nice city!). My intention was to submit a talk about the ASF in general
> there.
> BTW, what about an ASF booth at both events? The ASF should be more
> visible at events like these! This is a PRC@a.o thing, right?

yes it's good to keep them informed but PRC is a closed list with
limited subscription. IMHO subjects like this are best discussed in

IMHO apache is now big enough to start creating a voluntary list of
committers who are willing to represent apache on a per country basis.
maybe people.apache.org could help...

- robert

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