On Wed, Mar 2, 2011 at 15:37, Hyrum K Wright <hyrum_at_hyrumwright.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 1, 2011 at 4:08 PM, Nick Burch <nick_at_apache.org> wrote:
>> Hi All
>> The Apache Conferences Committee (ConCom) are pleased to announce the 2nd
>> Apache Retreat at Knockree in Ireland, from Friday 13th to Monday 16th May.
>> As some of you may already known, your project is taking part in the
>> retreat, and is hosting a hackathon/planning session there.
>> For those who haven't been to an Apache Retreat before, they're a weekend
>> long event when Apache committers and community members get together to hack
>> on code, attend un-conference sessions, put faces to names and generally
>> have a fun time.
>> The project hackathons provide a great chance to plan new releases, solve
>> bugs, try out new ideas and designs, as well as meeting people you've
>> previously only emailed! The weekend will also feature a BarCamp
>> un-conference, so when you're not hacking there's plenty else of interest to
>> get up it.
>> For more information on what the event is like, what the venue's like,
>> what's planned and how to sign up, please see:
>> In addition, the Travel Assistance Committee is supporting the event, and
>> can fund travel for those who otherwise couldn't make it. The deadline for
>> applications is Saturday 12th March, please see
>> http://www.apache.org/travel/ for information on what's covered, the
>> criteria and how to apply.
>> Otherwise, we look forward to seeing your project hacking away in Ireland in
> I'll add a secondary plug for the Ireland retreat, and note that it
> dovetails nicely with the elego-sponsored Berlin hackathon the
> following week.
Myself, Hyrum, and Stefan Sperling will be attending both events, by the way.
Hope to you see you all at one or both of these!!
Received on 2011-03-02 22:08:14 CET