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From Stefan Groschupf>
Subject Re: [APACHECON] Planning
Date Wed, 17 Jun 2009 18:09:44 GMT
Hi Grant,
sorry I lost track here, is there a list of excepted presentations  

Hadoop training and consulting

On Jun 17, 2009, at 8:42 AM, Grant Ingersoll wrote:

> Note, you may not have permission to view that page.  Sorry.  Not my  
> call.
> Also note that it is _MY_ understanding that airfare is no longer  
> covered as part of the speaker package.  Maybe others can confirm  
> this.  I'm not sure how this effects people's willingness to speak,  
> but it is a downer in my mind.  However, the ASF does have a Travel  
> Assistance Committee that people can apply to for assistance.  I  
> don't know the details of that.
> On Jun 17, 2009, at 10:42 AM, Grant Ingersoll wrote:
>> OK, we've been alloted 2 days for Lucene:

>> .  More later on info about the Calls for Presentations (CFPs)
>> Now we need to figure out what we are going to do.
>> Also, we need, asap, a description that satisfies:
>> <snip>
>> In order to get registration open ASAP, we need a promo-text for each
>> track. If you're copied on this email, I'll be nagging you for a text
>> for your project (listed below). If there's someone else I should nag
>> instead, please let me know. If you know who I should be nagging for
>> the last three tracks below, please let me know that too.
>> What should the promo text look like? We need 150-200 words,  
>> explaining
>> -what the track will cover (outline is fine, you don't need to have
>> abstracts and bios if you're not ready for that),
>> -who the intended audience is, and
>> -why people will want to attend/what they'll get out of it.
>> If you're planning something amazing, cool, new or exciting, we want
>> some information about that. Is there going to be a panel discussion
>> with some of the central project members telling people what to  
>> expect
>> in the widely-anticipated next release? How about a hands-on
>> masterclass with that really tricky part of the project that everyone
>> has trouble with? Or everything you need to know to decide which
>> technologies to use in which situations, and how to get the most out
>> of your limited resources?
>> </snip>

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