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Fwd: [Announce] Now Open: Call for Participation for ApacheCon North America
Owen O'Malley 2011-03-03, 21:04
All,
    Here's the call for presentations at ApacheCon 2011.

-- Owen

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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  
> friends)
>
> ... 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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