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From Kevin Moore <ke...@quiltdata.io>
Subject Re: What do people think about a one day get together?
Date Tue, 03 Apr 2018 23:18:22 GMT
Sounds great. Quilt Data may be able to sponsor some of the refreshment
costs.

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On Tue, Apr 3, 2018 at 1:41 PM, Li Jin <ice.xelloss@gmail.com> wrote:

> I'd love to attend. I will be around for Spark Summit.
>
> Li
>
>
> On Tue, Apr 3, 2018 at 11:48 AM, Jacques Nadeau <jacques@apache.org>
> wrote:
>
> > Hey All,
> >
> > In light of growing interest in Apache Arrow over the past year and the
> > great response to the meetup talk invitation I sent last week, I was
> > thinking it may be time to hold a single day conference focused on the
> > project. Wes and I have previously thrown this idea around and it seems
> > like it might be a good time to get something started. Some of my
> > colleagues did an investigation on how and when we could do this. I'm
> > raising this to you all now to get people's thoughts.
> >
> >
> > A rough sketch of what Wes and I have bounced around:
> >
> > *One day developer-focused event on Apache Arrow in San Francisco, June
> 7,
> > just after Spark Summit (open to other dates, but it would be nice for
> > folks attending the conference to stay one extra day for Arrow).
> >
> > * Focus on interesting use cases and applications of Arrow. We could also
> > use this event to discuss/plan/present about movement to Arrow 1.0 this
> > year and beyond.
> >
> > *Goal of 100-200 attendees.
> >
> > *Dremio can offer to organize the event (venue, logistics, registrations,
> > etc). The goal would be to keep ticket costs very modest to encourage
> > attendance (eg, $50). Opportunity for sponsorship by vendors to help
> drive
> > down costs (eg, refreshments).
> >
> > *Still need to determine a venue but probably something downtown SF
> nearish
> > Moscone.
> >
> > *PMC or appointed sub-committee could review talk submissions. We could
> use
> > something like EasyChair to make this as simple as possible.
> >
> > What do people think? I think this could be good to continue to drive and
> > grow the community in a positive way.
> >
> > thanks,
> > Jacques
> >
>

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