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Re: CloudStack Collab in Brazil


I can help out with the CFP (looking through and helping to select presentations).


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From: Rafael Weingärtner <rafaelweingartner@xxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, December 17, 2018 1:49 PM
To: users
Cc: dev@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: CloudStack Collab in Brazil

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Hey guys,

Have you guys had time to read through this e-mail? Are there volunteers to
help us make CCC happen in Brazil? We need to provide them the topics of
tracks that we will be participating until 21/12/2018.

On Thu, Dec 13, 2018 at 7:11 PM Rafael Weingärtner <
rafaelweingartner@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hello CloudStackers,
>
> I had a few meetings with the TDC folks, and we seem to be moving on. They
> have a slightly different organization than ApacheCon though. Therefore, we
> were asked to provide them with some “track topics” that fit in the area of
> Cloud Computing. Then, we could direct presentations to one of these
> tracks. The idea is that the international tracks (the ones that will be in
> English) will not be parallelized to enable the audience to attend all of
> them (this means, one for each day). Also, the tracks will receive
> presentations from other people that are not in our bubble, and this is
> great (at least I found this awesome), because different people with
> different backgrounds would come together on the same track, which in turn
> means, people that might not know ACS would have the opportunity not just
> to meet the solution, but also the people behind it.
>
> So, this is what I have in mind:
>
> - Cloud computing (area/topic)
> - cloud orchestration -- this would be the track where topics
> regarding features, and cloud orchestration systems (e.g. CloudStack)
> design and structure would be presented
> - DevOps -- track for presentations that address the day-to-day of
> CloudStack (or OpenStack) developers and the daily life of operators with
> tasks such as debugging and troubleshooting
> - tests -- track for discussing the Q&A process and testing methods
> for clouds
> - cloud open source ecosystem -- track focusing on the cloud
> ecosystem, where people can address things relating the job market,
> business opportunities, and the management process of highly heterogeneous
> and distributed communities in OpenSource (such as CloudStack)
>
>
> What do you guys think of these divisions for the CFP?
> Also, we might need help to review and select presentation proposals.
> Would some of you guys be willing to help on this process?
>
> And last, but not least, it would be awesome if companies linked to ACS
> are interested to be the sponsors of tracks or the event. They have sent me
> the brochure and sponsorship prospects from 2018 so we can get to know
> better the conference [1]. The attendance report and prospectus are in
> English, and for instance, in 2018 the TDC event in Florianopolis (where we
> are proposing to have CCC in 2019) received about 4000 people. The
> sponsorship prospectus for 2019 events is being prepared, and I guess if
> there are interested parties on this, you can reach them directly, or if
> you have some problems to do that, I can help you guys as well.
>
> [1]
> https://www.dropbox.com/sh/53ujp2usf402dlj/AAA1a2jZPddGcAT8ZosRiGCAa?dl=0
>
> On Wed, Oct 24, 2018 at 8:16 PM Tutkowski, Mike <Mike.Tutkowski@xxxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
>
>> Thanks, Rafael!
>>
>> The dates work for me.
>>
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>> From: Rafael Weingärtner <rafaelweingartner@xxxxxxxxx>
>> Sent: Wednesday, October 24, 2018 5:02:14 PM
>> To: users
>> Cc: dev
>> Subject: Re: CloudStack Collab in Brazil
>>
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>>
>>
>> Yes, they already have a date set. It should be 23 - 27 April, 2019.
>> I should be talking with them again this week to check what we need to
>> move
>> thing forward.
>>
>> What do you guys think about these dates?
>>
>> On Mon, Oct 22, 2018 at 5:07 PM Tutkowski, Mike <
>> Mike.Tutkowski@xxxxxxxxxx>
>> wrote:
>>
>> > Hi Rafael,
>> >
>> > Do you have a specific date in mind for CCC Brazil? It sounds like, in
>> > general, we are looking at April.
>> >
>> > Thanks!
>> > Mike
>> >
>> > On 10/1/18, 12:51 PM, "Rafael Weingärtner" <rafaelweingartner@xxxxxxxxx
>> >
>> > wrote:
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>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > Yes, that is what I also believe. From the feedback, I think we can
>> > easily
>> > use 10 presentations. I will move on with the organization. I think
>> it
>> > is
>> > feasible to get more room space in case we receive more presentation
>> > and
>> > people. I will try to not overlap presentations though (like we did
>> in
>> > ApacheCon).
>> >
>> > On Mon, Oct 1, 2018 at 3:36 PM Tutkowski, Mike <
>> > Mike.Tutkowski@xxxxxxxxxx>
>> > wrote:
>> >
>> > > I guess it depends on how many people expect to be able to attend.
>> > >
>> > > Ten presentation slots is probably a good starting point.
>> > >
>> > > Get Outlook for iOS<https://aka.ms/o0ukef>
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>> > > From: Rafael Weingärtner <rafaelweingartner@xxxxxxxxx>
>> > > Sent: Monday, October 1, 2018 10:10:55 AM
>> > > To: users
>> > > Cc: dev
>> > > Subject: Re: CloudStack Collab in Brazil
>> > >
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>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > Thank you guys for the feedback!
>> > >
>> > > I will reach out the organizers to discuss our requirements. What
>> do
>> > you
>> > > guys think that we need?
>> > > Would 10 presentation slots (50min. each) be enough? Or, do you
>> guys
>> > think
>> > > that we need more?
>> > >
>> > > Also, I think that we should also do a Hackathon. Therefore, I
>> will
>> > also be
>> > > asking for a room such as the one we used in Montreal.
>> > >
>> > > On Mon, Oct 1, 2018 at 12:03 PM Nicolas Vazquez <
>> > > Nicolas.Vazquez@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> > >
>> > > > I would be interested in an event in Brazil as well.
>> > > >
>> > > >
>> > > > Regards,
>> > > >
>> > > > Nicolas Vazquez
>> > > >
>> > > > ________________________________
>> > > > From: Gabriel Beims Bräscher <gabrascher@xxxxxxxxx>
>> > > > Sent: Monday, October 1, 2018 11:58:07 AM
>> > > > To: users
>> > > > Cc: dev
>> > > > Subject: Re: CloudStack Collab in Brazil
>> > > >
>> > > > As a Brazilian, that lives in Florianópolis, I cannot pass this
>> > > opportunity
>> > > > ;)
>> > > > Count on me!
>> > > >
>> > > > Em seg, 1 de out de 2018 às 11:27, Tutkowski, Mike <
>> > > > Mike.Tutkowski@xxxxxxxxxx> escreveu:
>> > > >
>> > > > > I would be really interested in an event in Brazil.
>> > > > >
>> > > > > ________________________________
>> > > > > From: Rafael Weingärtner <rafaelweingartner@xxxxxxxxx>
>> > > > > Sent: Monday, October 1, 2018 5:38 AM
>> > > > > To: users
>> > > > > Cc: dev
>> > > > > Subject: Re: CloudStack Collab in Brazil
>> > > > >
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>> > > > > safe.
>> > > > >
>> > > > >
>> > > > >
>> > > > >
>> > > > > Hey Marco,
>> > > > > Yes, they run a very successful conference every year. I have
>> > just got
>> > > > back
>> > > > > from Montreal, and I talked with people there regarding the
>> > conference.
>> > > > >
>> > > > > Now, for all CloudStackers (users and devs); I will repeat
>> what
>> > I said
>> > > in
>> > > > > Montreal. The TDC conference will happen with or without us.
>> > Therefore,
>> > > > we
>> > > > > only need to decide if we will join them in their Cloud
>> tracks.
>> > We did
>> > > > not
>> > > > > hear much feedback here, but I will try again.
>> > > > >
>> > > > > If you are part of the CloudStack community (as a contributor,
>> > > committer,
>> > > > > user, operator, and so on), please do provide your feedback.
>> > Would you
>> > > > like
>> > > > > to see a CloudStack Collab Conference in Florianopolis,
>> Brazil,
>> > 2019? I
>> > > > am
>> > > > > only asking you guys, what you think. I do understand the
>> > logistics
>> > > > > problems for some folks to attend a conference this far.
>> > > > >
>> > > > > Now, about the city; the island has an airport (airport code =
>> > FLN).
>> > > > > However, most flights to FLN will have a connection either on
>> > GRU (Sao
>> > > > > Paulo airport) or GIG (Rio de Janeiro airport); KLM, AA,
>> Delta,
>> > > > AirFrance,
>> > > > > Tap, and others have flights to FLN. I have also found some
>> > useful
>> > > links
>> > > > in
>> > > > > English that can be used by your guys to check the city. In
>> this
>> > link
>> > > [1]
>> > > > > you can information not only about the city, but the State as
>> > well;
>> > > there
>> > > > > are pages in different languages such as English, Spanish, and
>> > German
>> > > (to
>> > > > > change the language there is a button in the top-right
>> corner).
>> > On
>> > > these
>> > > > > other links [2-3], you can find a guide (English only) of the
>> > city; it
>> > > > > contains a brief overview and some details about Museums,
>> > Beaches,
>> > > events
>> > > > > and so on.
>> > > > >
>> > > > > I would also be happy to answer any other question that you
>> > might have.
>> > > > >
>> > > > > [1] http://turismo.sc.gov.br/en/cidade/florianopolis/#
>> > > > > [2]
>> > https://www.floripa-guide.com/attractions/about-florianopolis.html
>> > > > > [3] http://www.vivendofloripa.com.br/en/home/
>> > > > >
>> > > > > On Tue, Sep 25, 2018 at 5:42 PM Marco Sinhoreli <
>> > > > > marco.sinhoreli@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> > > > >
>> > > > > > Hello Rafael,
>> > > > > >
>> > > > > > I know this conference, last year in TDC Porto Alegre I
>> spoke
>> > about
>> > > ACS
>> > > > > > and ansible.
>> > > > > >
>> > > > > > I was very impressed with them event support and
>> organization,
>> > they
>> > > > have
>> > > > > a
>> > > > > > nice approach involving community in the organization. They
>> > also
>> > > have a
>> > > > > > good penetration to prospect sponsors.
>> > > > > >
>> > > > > > I am able to help you in this subject since I am in Brazil
>> as
>> > well.
>> > > > > >
>> > > > > > Best regards,
>> > > > > >
>> > > > > > Marco Sinhoreli
>> > > > > > marco.sinhoreli@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> > > > > > mobile: +55 21 98276 3636
>> > > > > >
>> > > > > > Av. Brigadeiro Faria Lima, 3144 - 2º andar – Jardim
>> > > > > > Paulistano, São Paulo, SP, Brasil, 01451-000
>> > > > > > Phone: + 55 11 3568-2877
>> > > > > > http://www.shapeblue.com/ | twitter: @shapeblue
>> > > > > >
>> > > > > > Em 21/09/2018 08:37, "Rafael Weingärtner" <
>> > > > rafaelweingartner@xxxxxxxxx>
>> > > > > > escreveu:
>> > > > > >
>> > > > > > Hello fellow devs and users (pardon me for the cross post),
>> > > > > >
>> > > > > > I already contacted the PMC on this matter, and I am now
>> > opening the
>> > > > > > discussion to the whole community. Let’s see what you guys
>> > think
>> > > about
>> > > > > > a
>> > > > > > CloudStack conference in Brazil, and let’s work to make it
>> > happen ;)
>> > > > > >
>> > > > > > Since the rather shameful? situation with the CloudStack
>> Collab
>> > > > > > Conference
>> > > > > > (CCC) in Brazil last year, I have been looking for possible
>> > ways to
>> > > > > > enable
>> > > > > > the event. And, it seems that I found it, and it is
>> something
>> > that we
>> > > > > > are
>> > > > > > already used to do.
>> > > > > >
>> > > > > > There is a conference series in Brazil called TDC (The
>> > Developer’s
>> > > > > > conference) [1]. They run three conferences a year
>> > (Florianopolis,
>> > > São
>> > > > > > Paulo, and Porto Alegre). They have been running for over a
>> > decade
>> > > > > > now. I
>> > > > > > attended the last one in São Paulo (July 2018) and it was
>> > awesome. To
>> > > > > > give
>> > > > > > you guys some numbers for the São Paulo event:
>> > > > > >
>> > > > > > - 4524 attendants
>> > > > > > - 6040 online-viewers (some talks are live streamed)
>> > > > > > - 2927 corporate registrations
>> > > > > > - 63 different tracks, and more than 300 talks.
>> > > > > > - 5 days of conference (Tuesday-Saturday)
>> > > > > >
>> > > > > > They are in the process of internationalizing the conference
>> > now. The
>> > > > > > hot
>> > > > > > site is being translated, and they are preparing things for
>> > > > > > English/Spanish
>> > > > > > CFPs and tracks. While talking with one of the organizers
>> > during the
>> > > > > > event,
>> > > > > > I mentioned that we have been doing collocated CCC with
>> > ApacheCon and
>> > > > > > that
>> > > > > > I would love to see CCC in Brazil. Ant it turns out, they
>> > would love
>> > > > > > to see
>> > > > > > us there in Brazil as well. They offered to provide the same
>> > support
>> > > as
>> > > > > > ApacheCon provides us. We would only need to organize the
>> CFP
>> > and
>> > > > > > selection of the presentations. We would also need to tell
>> > them our
>> > > > > > needs:
>> > > > > > rooms, hackathon spaces, and so on. They are proposing for
>> us
>> > space
>> > > in
>> > > > > > their Florianopolis TDC 2019, which will be held in
>> > Florianopolis
>> > > > > > city. The
>> > > > > > event will take place in April 2019 (there is not a
>> > possibility for
>> > > the
>> > > > > > event to be canceled this time!).
>> > > > > >
>> > > > > > I can coordinate this process with them, but I might need
>> some
>> > help
>> > > > > > from
>> > > > > > you guys. That is why I would like to discuss this option
>> here
>> > first.
>> > > > > > What
>> > > > > > do you think about the best dates to run a CCC in Brazil?
>> They
>> > have
>> > > an
>> > > > > > event in April, other in Jully, and the last one in
>> December.
>> > In
>> > > > > > theory, we
>> > > > > > can discuss and try to get approval to some other city/date,
>> > but they
>> > > > > > recommended Florianopolis/April event. (We talked about this
>> > on the
>> > > PMC
>> > > > > > list, and it seems that for an international audience, the
>> > April date
>> > > > > > looks
>> > > > > > the best one).
>> > > > > >
>> > > > > > Also, would some of you be willing to attend? I think the
>> > presence of
>> > > > > > committers/PMCs is vital to meet face to face with the
>> > community that
>> > > > > > uses
>> > > > > > CloudStack there. And of course, the event is way broader
>> than
>> > Apache
>> > > > > > and
>> > > > > > CloudStack. Therefore, we can show ourselves and hopefully
>> > attract
>> > > new
>> > > > > > people/companies.
>> > > > > >
>> > > > > > I am eager to hear your feedback guys ;)
>> > > > > >
>> > > > > > [1] http://www.thedevelopersconference.com.br/en
>> > > > > >
>> > > > > > --
>> > > > > > Rafael Weingärtner
>> > > > > >
>> > > > > >
>> > > > > >
>> > > > >
>> > > > > --
>> > > > > Rafael Weingärtner
>> > > > >
>> > > >
>> > > > Nicolas.Vazquez@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> > > > www.shapeblue.com<http://www.shapeblue.com>
>> > > > Amadeus House, Floral Street, London WC2E 9DP
>> > > > @shapeblue
>> > > >
>> > > >
>> > > >
>> > > >
>> > >
>> > > --
>> > > Rafael Weingärtner
>> > >
>> >
>> >
>> > --
>> > Rafael Weingärtner
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