-Fwd: [Announce] Now Open: Call for Participation for ApacheCon North America
Here's the call for presentations at ApacheCon 2011.
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> From: Sally Khudairi <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Date: March 3, 2011 12:10:17 PM PST
> To: "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Subject: [Announce] Now Open: Call for Participation for ApacheCon
> North America
> Reply-To: "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Call for Participation
> ApacheCon North America 2011
> 7-11 November 2011
> Westin Bayshore, Vancouver, Canada
> All submissions must be received by Friday, 29 April 2011 at
> midnight Pacific Time.
> ApacheCon, the official conference, trainings, and expo of The
> Apache Software Foundation (ASF), heads to Vancouver, Canada, this
> November, with dozens of technical, business, and community-focused
> sessions for beginner, intermediate, and expert audiences.
> Now in its 11th year, the ASF develops and shepherds nearly 150 Top-
> Level Projects and new initiatives in the Apache Incubator and Labs.
> With hundreds of thousands of applications deploying ASF products
> and code contributions by more than 2,500 Committers from around the
> world, the Apache community is recognized as among the most robust,
> successful, and respected in Open Source.
> This year's ApacheCon focuses on highly-relevant, professionally-
> directed presentations that demonstrate specific problems and real-
> world solutions. We welcome proposals --from developers and users
> alike-- in the areas of "Apache and ...":
> ... Enterprise Solutions (from ActiveMQ to Axis2 to ServiceMix,
> OFBiz to Chemistry, the gang's all here!)
> ... Cloud Computing (Hadoop, Cassandra, HBase, CouchDB, and friends)
> ... Emerging Technologies + Innovation (Incubating projects such as
> Libcloud, Stonehenge, and Wookie)
> ... Community Leadership (mentoring and meritocracy, GSoC and
> related initiatives)
> ... Data Handling, Search + Analytics (Lucene, Solr, Mahout, OODT,
> Hive and friends)
> ... Pervasive Computing (Felix/OSGi, Tomcat, MyFaces Trinidad, and
> ... Servers, Infrastructure + Tools (HTTP Server, SpamAssassin,
> Geronimo, Sling, Wicket and friends)
> Submissions are open to anyone with relevant expertise: ASF
> affiliation is not required to present at, attend, or otherwise
> participate in ApacheCon.
> 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, 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.
> 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 complete our ONLINE
> SUBMISSION FORM at http://na11.apachecon.com/proposals/new
> To be considered, proposals must be received by Friday, 29 April
> 2011 at midnight Pacific Time. Please email any questions regarding
> proposal submissions to cfp AT apachecon DOT com.
> Key Dates:
> 3 March 2011 - CFP Opens
> 29 April 2011 - CFP Closes
> 20 May-30 June 2011 - Speaker Notifications and Confirmations
> 7-11 November 2011 - ApacheCon NA 2011
> We look forward to seeing you in Vancouver!
> – The ApacheCon Planning team
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