[Scale-planning] Track ideas at future SCaLEs and Q about track leads
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Tue Apr 26 16:33:09 PDT 2016
I was thinking the tracks would be Thu-Fri, as the weekend looks very busy.
On Tue, Apr 26, 2016 at 2:12 PM, SCALE Planning List <
scale-planning at lists.linuxfests.org> wrote:
> Hi Matti,
> Good ideas.
> A) If you can find them, more power to you. Typically, this is the hardest
> B) I can work with you on the infrastructure pieces.
> Regarding tracks, the general method is to understand how many hours a
> track is and how many speakers we will need for the track (typically 5 if
> it's 1 hour talks) and what the appeal for the track is. Weekday/weekend
> will be determined at that point. Then, we either get someone to run the
> track (recruit speakers etc) and rope in Ilan for sponsorship, and the
> AV/tech team for room support etc.
> On Mon, Apr 25, 2016 at 10:53 AM, SCALE Planning List <
> scale-planning at lists.linuxfests.org> wrote:
>> Reaching out the key members of the pro-open source user community
>> there's a few track ideas I would like to share with everyone here.
>> A) I believe we can find volunteers to help get these tracks organized,
>> so that they take minimal time from the core SCaLE team.
>> B) Question on how to help make procedures / infrastructure to assist in
>> building these tracks.
>> Track ideas:
>> 1) Open Data track / Civic Open Data - I believe this would make a great
>> track, and that we can get the City of Pasadena, City of LA and OTHER
>> cities to participate. They can use this track to help supplement their
>> city run hack-a-thons. ( we can probably get the various Open Data SaaS
>> providers to sponsor the tracks )
>> 2) CTO mixer - we need imho to bring in CxOs into SCaLE to help bring
>> great industry support and encourage their staffs to join us. Joe Devon who
>> organizers and runs a lot of the pro-open source LA meetups is currently
>> running a CTO mixer meetup - and discussing this with him seems like this
>> would be a great fit for SCaLE. - I was thinking Thur would be a great day
>> for this... and I would expect that we can get some good sponsorship for
>> 3) Space / Space Open Data - NASA just had their Space App Challenge and
>> it was well attended in Pasadena, as well as OC and they had events
>> throughout the world. The also had Open Data available for attendees, and
>> JPL has an Open Data proponent. With Space X also in LA we should be able
>> to find some great opportunities to make a "Space / Space Open Data" track.
>> We could have this be a Science Open Data track for 1 day followed by a
>> Civic Open Data track
>> 4) Storage track - Jordan Swartz talked to me about creating an Storage
>> track Thur before DevOps day. Sounded like a great idea, and he seemed very
>> interested in being the lead.
>> How do we coordinate and empower those interested in creating good tracks
>> into SCaLE?
>> Do I ask potential leads to join the planning list?
>> Do we have any SaaS tools which are useful?
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