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Fwd: Re: West Coast Hackfest 2015 Planning​


Hey dudes,

Communication from Sri regarding gnome Westcoast. In case you missed it, I want to see if we can sponsor people to attend. It's be good to foster a better relationship with the GNOME/GTK crowd and also a great opportunity to work together in person. 


Daniel Foré

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: "Sriram Ramkrishna" <sri@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, Feb 8, 2015 at 11:45 AM
Subject: Re: West Coast Hackfest 2015 Planning
To: "Jasper St. Pierre" <jstpierre@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: "Christian Hergert" <christian@xxxxxxxxxx>, "Alexander Larsson" <alexl@xxxxxxxxxx>, "Tiffany Yau" <twtyau@xxxxxxxxx>, "Jim Nelson" <jim@xxxxxxxxx>, "Ekaterina Gerasimova" <kittykat3756@xxxxxxxxx>, "pgriffais@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" <pgriffais@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, "Greg KH" <gregkh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, "Allan Day" <allanpday@xxxxxxxxx>, "Emmanuele Bassi" <ebassi@xxxxxxxxx>, "Daniel Foré" <daniel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, "Federico Mena Quintero" <federico@xxxxxxxxx>, "Colin Walters" <walters@xxxxxxxxxx>, "Owen Taylor" <otaylor@xxxxxxxxxx>, "Josh Triplett" <josh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, "Kristian Høgsberg" <hoegsberg@xxxxxxxxx>, "Lennart Poettering" <mztabzr@xxxxxxxxxxx>, "Cosimo Cecchi" <cosimo.cecchi@xxxxxxxxx>, "Ryan Lortie" <desrt@xxxxxxxx>, "David Herrmann" <dh.herrmann@xxxxxxxxx>, "Giovanni Campagna" <scampa.giovanni@xxxxxxxxx>, "Matthias Clasen" <mclasen@xxxxxxxxxx>, "Jonathan Blandford" <jrb@xxxxxxxxxxxx>

> Alright folks, I talked with Lennart at FOSDEM.  He would like only to
> make one trip to the U.S.  That means that we need to plan it around
> Red Hat Summit.  Now luckily that is June 23-26.  So my proposal then
> is to set the dates:
> June 17-19th.  That gives the international travelers one week in the
> U.S.  The Red Hat folks, travel once and then back to their home base
> to attend Red Hat summit and still be with their families etc.
> How does that sound?
> We'll focus the hackfest around:
> 1) xdg/app sandboxing
> 2) kdbus (related to 1)
> 3) builder/development
> 4) new ideas/shell etc - power etc
> Please approve the dates so that I can work with Jonathan @ endless
> and confirm the venue.  Please forward to anyone you think should
> come. I'll also make a post to desktop devel once dates are confirmed.
> Travel will only be approved if there is a quorum of people who
> believe that person should come.
> sri
> On Sat, Jan 24, 2015 at 10:58 AM, Jasper St. Pierre
> <jstpierre@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> They're flipping between Boston and SF every year. So it's a multi-year
>> deal, but every other year.
>> On Thu, Nov 20, 2014 at 3:52 PM, Christian Hergert <christian@xxxxxxxxxx>
>> wrote:
>>> On 11/20/2014 07:33 AM, Sriram Ramkrishna wrote:
>>> > Yes,  the when is the million dollar question.  Ideally, we would want
>>> > to
>>> > hook up some other conference.  Earlier this year, we did it before the
>>> > Red
>>> > Hat conference.  I think we want to do something similar.  I think next
>>> > year the Red Hat conference is not in California.
>>> >
>>> > Our current venue is at Endless Mobile in downtown San Francisco.
>>> I thought Red Hat booked Moscone on a multi-year deal?
>>> -- Christian
>> --
>>   Jasper