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From Wes McKinney <wesmck...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: What do people think about a one day get together?
Date Wed, 04 Apr 2018 17:17:04 GMT
I'm +1 on the idea of a Arrow conference. June is a pretty busy month
for me, so I would prefer another time, but I can arrange to make it
if we do it then.

- Wes

On Wed, Apr 4, 2018 at 1:06 PM, Siddharth Teotia <siddharth@dremio.com> wrote:
> +1. I would love to attend.
>
> On Tue, Apr 3, 2018 at 4:18 PM, Kevin Moore <kevin@quiltdata.io> wrote:
>
>> 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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