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Re: NGCC 2018?


That was a factor in our thinking and my suggested timing/city, but as you
know such an event is more than just space in a conference room :)

On Tue, Jul 24, 2018 at 1:03 PM Patrick McFadin <pmcfadin@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Ben,
>
> Lynn Bender had offered a space the day before Distributed Data Summit in
> September (http://distributeddatasummit.com/) since we are both platinum
> sponsors. I thought he and Nate had talked about that being a good place
> for NGCC since many of us will be in town already.
>
> Nate, now that I've spoken for you, you can clarify, :D
>
> Patrick
>
>
> On Mon, Jul 23, 2018 at 2:25 PM Ben Bromhead <ben@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> > The year has gotten away from us a little bit, but now is as good a time
> as
> > any to put out a general call for interest in an NGCC this year.
> >
> > Last year Gary and Eric did an awesome job organizing it in San Antonio.
> > This year it might be a good idea to do it in another city?
> >
> > We at Instaclustr are happy to sponsor/organize/run it, but ultimately
> this
> > is a community event and we only want to do it if there is a strong
> desire
> > to attend from the community and it meets the wider needs.
> >
> > Here are a few thoughts we have had in no particular order:
> >
> >    - I was thinking it might be worth doing it in SF/Bay Area around the
> >    dates of distributed data day (14th of September) as I know a number
> of
> >    folks will be in town for it.
> >    - Typically NGCC has focused on being a single day, single track
> >    conference with scheduled sessions and an unconference set of ad-hoc
> > talks
> >    at the end. It may make sense to change this up given the pending
> freeze
> >    (maybe make this more like a commit/review fest)? Or keep it in the
> same
> >    format but focus on the 4.0 work at hand.
> >    - Any community members who want to get involved again in the more
> >    organizational side of it (Gary, Eric)?
> >    - Any other sponsors (doesn't have to be monetary, can be space,
> >    resource etc) who want to get involved?
> >
> > If folks are generally happy with the end approach we'll post details as
> > soon as possible (given its July right now)!
> >
> > Ben
> >
> >
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