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From Lahiru Gunathilake <glah...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Call for Participation: Technical Talks -- ApacheCon North America 2010
Date Mon, 04 Oct 2010 07:48:21 GMT
On Mon, May 3, 2010 at 7:59 PM, Carl Trieloff <cctrieloff@redhat.com> wrote:

>
> Forward --- Should we also arrange a Qpid training day?
>
+1

Lahiru

>
> Carl.
>
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> ApacheCon North America 2010
> 1-5 November 2010 -- Westin Peachtree in Atlanta
>
> Technical Tracks: Call For Participation
> All submissions must be received by Friday, 28 May 2010 at midnight Pacific
> Time.
> The official conference, trainings, and expo of The Apache Software
> Foundation (ASF) returns to Atlanta this November, with dozens of technical,
> business, and community-focused sessions at the beginner, intermediate, and
> advanced levels.
>
> Over the past decade, the ASF has gone from strength to strength,
> developing and shepherding nearly 150 Top-Level Projects and new initiatives
> in the Apache Incubator and Labs. This year's ApacheCon celebrates how
> Apache technologies have sparked creativity, challenged processes,
> streamlined development, improved collaboration, launched businesses,
> bolstered economies, and improved lives.
>
> We are proud of our achievements and recognize that the global Apache
> community --both developers and users-- are responsible for the success and
> popularity of our products.
>
> The ApacheCon Planning Team are soliciting 50-minute technical
> presentations for the next conference, which will focus on the theme
> “Servers, the Cloud, and Innovation”.
>
> We are particularly interested in highly-relevant, professionally-directed
> presentations that demonstrate specific probrlems and real-world solutions.
> Part of the technical program has already been planned; we welcome proposals
> based on the following Apache Projects and related technical areas:
>
> - Cassandra/NoSQL
> - Content Technologies
> - (Java) Enterprise Development
> - Felix/OSGi
> - Geronimo
> - Hadoop + friends/Cloud Computing
> - Lucene, Mahout + friends/Search
> - Tomcat
> - Tuscany
> Submissions are open to anyone with relevant expertise: ASF affiliation is
> not required to present at, attend, or otherwise participate in ApacheCon.
>
> Please keep in mind that whilst we encourage submissions that the highlight
> the use of specific Apache solutions, we are unable to accept
> marketing/commercially-oriented presentations.
>
> Other proposals, such as panels, or those longer than 50 minutes in
> duration have been considered in the past. You are welcome to submit an
> alternate presentation, however, such sessions are accepted under
> exceptional circumstances. Please be as descriptive as possible, including
> names/bios of proposed panelists and any related details.
>
> All accepted speakers (not co-presenters) qualify for general conference
> admission and a minimum of two nights lodging at the conference hotel.
> Additional hotel nights and travel assistance are possible, depending on the
> number of presentations given and type of assistance needed.
>
> To submit a presentation proposal, please send an email to submissions AT
> apachecon DOT com containing the following information in plaintext (no
> attachments, please):
>
> 1. Your full name, title, and organization
>
> 2. Contact information, including your address
>
> 3. The name of your proposed session (keep your title simple and relevant
> to the topic)
>
> 4. The technical category of the intended presentation (Cassandra/NoSQL;
> Content Technologies; (Java) Enterprise Development; Felix/OSGi; Geronimo;
> Hadoop + friends/Cloud Computing; Lucene, Mahout + friends/Search; Tomcat;
> or Tuscany)
>
> 5. The classification for each presentation (Servers, Cloud, or Innovation)
> – some presentations may have more than one theme (e.g., a next-generation
> server can be classified both as "Servers" and "Innovation"
>
> 6. The intended audience level (beginner, intermediate, advanced)
>
> 7. A 75-200 word overview of your presentation
>
> 8. A 100-200-word speaker bio that includes prior conference speaking or
> related experience
>
> 9. Feedback or references (with contact information) on presentations given
> within the last three years
>
> To be considered, proposals must be received by Friday, 28 May 2010 at
> midnight Pacific Time. Please email any questions regarding proposal
> submissions to cfp AT apachecon DOT com.
>
> Technical Tracks Key Dates
>
> 23 April 2010: Call For Participation Open
> 28 May 2010: Call For Participation Closes
> 11 June 2010: Speaker Acceptance/Rejection Notification
> 1-5 November 2010: ApacheCon NA 2010
> We look forward to seeing you in Atlanta!
>
> For the ApacheCon Planning team,
> Sally Khudairi, Program Lead
>
>
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