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From Michael Glavassevich <mrgla...@ca.ibm.com>
Subject Fw: Application Period Opens for Travel Assistance to ApacheCon US 2008
Date Fri, 26 Sep 2008 15:55:03 GMT

FYI.

Michael Glavassevich
XML Parser Development
IBM Toronto Lab
E-mail: mrglavas@ca.ibm.com
E-mail: mrglavas@apache.org

"Gavin" <gavin@16degrees.com.au> wrote on 09/25/2008 09:36:44 AM:

> Dear PMCs,
>
> Please could you forward the below message to your user@ and dev@ mailing
> lists, thanks in advance.
>
> -------------
>
> The Travel Assistance Committee is taking in applications for those
wanting
> to attend ApacheCon US 2008 between the 3rd and 7th November 2008 in New
> Orleans.
>
> The Travel Assistance Committee is looking for people who would like to
be
> able to attend ApacheCon US 2008 who need some financial support in order
to
> get there. There are VERY few places available and the criteria is high,
> that aside applications are open to all open source developers who feel
that
> their attendance would benefit themselves, their project(s), the ASF and
> open source in general.
>
> Financial assistance is available for flights, accomodation and entrance
> fees either in full or in part, depending on circumstances. It is
intended
> that all our ApacheCon events are covered, so it may be prudent for those
in
> Europe and or Asia to wait until an event closer to them comes up - you
are
> all welcome to apply for ApacheCon US of course, but there must be
> compelling reasons for you to attend an event further away that your home
> location for your application to be considered above those closer to the
> event location.
>
> More information can be found on the main Apache website at
> http://www.apache.org/travel/index.html - where you will also find a link
to
> the application form and details for submitting.
>
> Time is very tight for this event, so applications are open now and will
end
> on the 2nd October 2008 - to give enough time for travel arrangements to
be
> made.
>
> Good luck to all those that will apply.
>
> Regards,
>
> The Travel Assistance Committee
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