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From Rich Bowen <>
Subject Re: ApacheCon Austin keynotes (and other stuff)
Date Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:29:50 GMT

On 12/16/2014 08:41 AM, Jim Jagielski wrote:
> At POSSCON a few years ago, Jessica McKellar of PSF keynoted as
> was quite good. Since the PSF took some ASF bits and pieces
> to create itself, maybe she would be a great person to contact
> and see if she'd like to keynote.

Do you have a personal connection there to make intros? And do you have 
a suggestion as to what, specifically, we'd ask her to talk about?


>> On Dec 15, 2014, at 12:09 PM, Rich Bowen <> wrote:
>> Over the coming days, I'm going to be tossing some things onto the list, in the hopes
that someone will have time to step up and take some of these tasks, which I afraid I'm going
to drop if I don't get them written down somewhere. So, here's one of them ...
>> I started a conversation a while back about potential keynotes for Austin - that
thread is at
>> I wonder if someone might have time to dig through that thread for names, and, perhaps
contact information that might go with them.
>> And we're always looking for additional suggestions, always bearing in mind that
diversity is important, and, as observed at ApacheCon last month, "dudes with beards", and
"dudes without beards" doesn't count as diversity.
>> We've got an etherpad going at with a Keynotes
section down at the bottom. It's becoming a bit of a mess, but until we have a better place
to track stuff (maybe an actual doc in svn?) that's where I've been braindumping stuff. (You'll
need ASF LDAP committer credentials to edit that etherpad.)
>> Thanks in advance.
>> --
>> Rich Bowen - - @rbowen
>> - @apachecon

Rich Bowen - - @rbowen - @apachecon

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