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From Sally Khudairi ...@apache.org>
Subject Meet members of the Apache community at OSCON 26-28 July
Date Mon, 25 Jul 2011 13:14:20 GMT
[this announcement is available online at http://s.apache.org/D84]

Media Alert: Meet Members, Officers, and Committers of The Apache Software Foundation at OSCON

WHO: The Apache Software Foundation; Apache powers half the Internet, terabytes of data, teraflops
of operations, billions of objects, and enhances the lives of countless users and developers.
Established in 1999 to shepherd, develop, and incubate Open Source innovations "The Apache
Way", the ASF oversees 150+ projects led by a volunteer community of over 350 individual Members
and 3,000 Committers across six continents.

WHAT: The ASF returns to OSCON, providing conference participants and members of the media
and analyst community an opportunity to meet with members of the Apache community. Attendees
can learn about how the ASF works, and discuss Apache projects, from servers to build tools
to Cloud computing --from Abdera to Zookeper. Individuals and topics include:

1) ASF directors and officers:

- Greg Stein, ASF Vice Chairman and VP Apache Subversion
- Craig Russell, ASF Secretary
- Serge Knystautas, VP Fundraising
- Sally Khudairi, VP Marketing & Publicity

2) ASF Members presenting at OSCON:

- David Blevins, VP Apache OpenEJB (session: "Apache TomEE -- Tomcat with a Kick")
- Paul Fremantle, VP Apache Synapse (sessions: "PaaS Times: understanding Open Source Platform-as-a-Service"
and "Stratos - an Open Source Cloud Platform")
- Erik Hatcher, Apache Lucene Project Management Committee and Apache Solr Core Committer
(training: "Solr Application Development Tutorial")
- Leif Hedstrom, VP Apache Traffic Server (session: "Deploying Apache Traffic Server")
- Noirin Plunkett, ASF Executive Vice President (session: "How to Win Friends and Write Documentation")
- Paul Querna, Apache Libcloud Project Management Committee and former VP ASF Infrastructure
(sessions: "Core Team Q&A" and "Real Projects Built In Node – CloudKick")
- Gianugo Rabellino, VP Apache XML (session: "Behind The Scenes: Microsoft, Open Source, And
Interoperability - What's Ahead!")

3) Code Committers from various Apache projects, including Chemistry, Hadoop, HTTP Server,
Shindig, Traffic Server, and more.

In addition, visitors can enter to win free admission to ApacheCon 2011. This year's theme
is "Open Enterprise Solutions, Cloud Computing, and Community Leadership", featuring dozens
of sessions that help accelerate success in the use, development, and deployment of Apache
projects across the Open Source ecosystem.

26 July – Opening Reception 5-6PM
27 July – 10AM-5PM; Booth Crawl 6-7PM
28 July – 10AM-5PM (Expo close)

To view the complete OSCON schedule, visit http://www.oscon.com/

WHERE: Apache Booth #725 – OSCON Expo Hall, Oregon Convention Center. 

About The Apache Software Foundation (ASF)
Established in 1999, the all-volunteer Foundation oversees nearly one hundred fifty leading
Open Source projects, including Apache HTTP Server — the world's most popular Web server
software. Through the ASF's meritocratic process known as "The Apache Way," more than 350
individual Members and 3,000 Committers successfully collaborate to develop freely available
enterprise-grade software, benefiting millions of users worldwide: thousands of software solutions
are distributed under the Apache License; and the community actively participates in ASF mailing
lists, mentoring initiatives, and ApacheCon, the Foundation's official user conference, trainings,
and expo. The ASF is a US 501(3)(c) not-for-profit charity, funded by individual donations
and corporate sponsors including AMD, Basis Technology, Cloudera, Facebook, Google, IBM, HP,
Matt Mullenweg, Microsoft, PSW Group, SpringSource/VMware, and Yahoo!. For more information,
visit http://www.apache.org/.

For more information, contact:
Sally Khudairi
Vice President
The Apache Software Foundation
+1 617 921 8656
+44 (0) 20 3239 9686 

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