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Forwarding on behalf of the ASF's Travel Assistance Committee.

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

E-mail: mrglavas@apache.org

"Gav..." <gmcdonald@apache.org> wrote on 07/22/2009 05:46:15 AM:

> The Travel Assistance Committee is taking in applications for those wanting
> to attend ApacheCon US 2009 (Oakland) which takes place between the 2nd and
> 6th November 2009.
>
> The Travel Assistance Committee is looking for people who would like to be
> able to attend ApacheCon US 2009 who may need some financial support in
> order to get there. There are limited places available, and all applications
> will be scored on their individual merit. 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, accommodation, subsistence
> and Conference 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 should 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 online application and details for submitting.
>
> Applications for applying for travel assistance will open on 27th July 2009
> and close of the 17th August 2009.
>
> Good luck to all those that will apply.
>
> Regards,
>
> The Travel Assistance Committee
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