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Community Development News - February 2017

Published on Friday, Mar 17, 2017 by sharan

Welcome to our monthly blog update about what is happening in Apache Community Development. This month we have news about ApacheCon, Apache Big Data and our range of mini themed conferences, we also invite you to promote your talk on Feathercast.

ApacheCon NA 2017 - Miami

During February our main focus was in promoting Apache Big Data and the new format ApacheCon in Miami. Over 225 submissions were received and we’d like to thank everyone that was involved in helping review them all. There are 126 sessions planned for Apachecon and 90 sessions for Big Data. The full schedule for both conferences have now been published and details can be found at the links below:

Five mini or themed conferences will also be running alongside ApacheCon and Apache Big Data. More details can be found at the following links:

Conference dates are 16th - 18th May 2017 and registrations for ApacheCon or Big Data can be done via the Linux Foundation website. Please check individual schedules if you are only attending any of the mini conferences as they may begin before the main conferences.

PLEASE NOTE: With the exception of the Flex and Traffic Server events, which begin before the main event, admission to one of these events also secures you entrance to the others.

Promote Your Talk on Feathercast!

Congratulations if you were lucky enough to get a talk accepted for ApacheCon, Big Data or any of the mini summits. Would you like to promote your talk by participating in a short interview for Feathercast? Interviews are approximately 5 minutes and will be published on the website. We also usually share these links via social media. If you would like to organize an interview with then please send an email to the feathercast mailing list at with your details ad one of our team members will contact you.

Contacting Community Development

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