ApacheCon NA 2011: Call for Participation announced
The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) has announced that it is now accepting Call for Participation submissions for this year's ApacheCon North America. ApacheCon NA 2011, the official user conference of the Apache Software Foundation, will take place from the 7th to the 11th of November at The Westin Bayshore in Vancouver, Canada.
The theme for this year's conference is "Open Source Enterprise Solutions, Cloud Computing, and Community Leadership". Submissions are open to both developers and users alike. Among the suggested topics are Enterprise Solutions (including Apache projects such as ActiveMQ or Axis2), Cloud Computing (Hadoop, Cassandra, HBase, CouchDB); Emerging Technologies and Innovation (incubating projects at Apache); Community Leadership (mentoring, meritocracy); Data Handling plus Search and Analytics (Lucence, Solr, Mahout, OODT, Hive); Pervasive Computing (Felix/OSGi, Tomcat); and Servers, Infrastructure + Tools (HTTP Server, SpamAssassin, Geronimo).
Accepted speakers will qualify to receive general conference admission and at least two nights lodging at the conference hotel. All proposals must be submitted (registration required) before the deadline of Friday the 29th of April, 2011 at midnight Pacific Time.
More information about the ApacheCon NA event can be found on the foundation's web site. Keynote presentations and the price of attendance to the conference have yet to be announced.
- Call for Participation for ApacheCon Now Open!, an Apache blog post.