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From Julian Hyde <jh...@apache.org>
Subject Re: What do people think about a one day get together?
Date Mon, 09 Apr 2018 17:23:39 GMT
+1 The Arrow community would benefit greatly from a conference/unconference.

Remember not to schedule it too close to ApacheCon. 

Julian


> On Apr 9, 2018, at 10:18 AM, Jacques Nadeau <jacques@apache.org> wrote:
> 
> Hey all, given that several people are busy in June, let's way until the
> fall. I'll take at look at the schedule of things and throw out a new idea
> in the next few months.
> 
> Thanks!
> Jacques
> 
> 
> On Wed, Apr 4, 2018 at 10:17 AM, Wes McKinney <wesmckinn@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> 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.
>>>> 
>>>> ----
>>>> Kevin Moore
>>>> CEO, Quilt Data, Inc.
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>>> 
>>>> (415) 497-7895
>>>> 
>>>> 
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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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