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From Alexandro Colorado <...@oooes.org>
Subject Re: Fwd: Funds for speaker to Central America Free Software event
Date Mon, 18 Aug 2014 15:39:50 GMT
On 8/9/14, Andrea Pescetti <pescetti@apache.org> wrote:
> On 02/08/2014 Alexandro Colorado wrote:
>> Hello, the ECSL (Central American Free Software Summit) send me an
>> invitation to give a keynote at their event.
>
> Do you have any additional information about the event? Search engines
> led me to http://ecsl2013.softwarelibre.ca/ so I tried manually changing
> it to 2014 but it's clearly not a final website, like
> http://ecsl2014.softwarelibre.ca/noticias/ contains only Lorem Ipsum and
> broken blocks.

This is the url to get the event information I am seen the information
of most of what they are about here: http://ecsl2014.softwarelibre.ca/

>
> It would also be very important to see:
> 1) How the event would benefit the Apache Software Foundation
> 2) How the event would benefit Apache OpenOffice
>
>> The organizers asked me if there is a way Apache can cover partially
>> the travel or boarding expenses.
>> We have talked about this before on the list, but it seems no straight
>> process is defined at the moment so I am also unsure about what
>> support is expected from the foundation. Or what is needed at the
>> moment.
>
> We have a fund for OpenOffice events, normally reserved for events where
> OpenOffice has a high visibility (such as: a day-long devroom at FOSDEM,
> even though none of us ever received reimbursement for it) or where a
> presence of OpenOffice can be useful (in this case, we normally finance
> merchandising: this happened for OSCON recently... well, Kay did not ask
> for reimbursement yet, but this would be reimbursed!).
>
> There is also the Apache-wide TAC http://www.apache.org/travel/ but
> honestly I cannot recommend it in this case, it is a complex application
> procedure and only for a few selected events, usually official Apache
> events.
>
> Regards,
>    Andrea.
>
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