Michael Glavassevich
XML Parser Development
IBM Toronto Lab


"Gavin" <> 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.
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> 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
> - 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