[erlang-questions] Last call for OSCON proposals. January 30 is almost here.

Garrett Smith <>
Mon Jan 27 14:05:34 CET 2014


Ah, thanks for this! Oddly, having spoken there the last two years, I
didn't get anything from them re the CFP.
On Jan 27, 2014 4:49 AM, "Francesco Cesarini" <
> wrote:

>  Hi All,
>
> if any of you are thinking of presenting at a non Erlang conference this
> year, I would warmly suggest OSCON, in Portland this July. Thousands of
> delegates from all over the world,  over a dozen parallel tracks, lots of
> talk about open source, but not enough on functional programming. This will
> hopefully change. News for this year is that one of the co-chairs is Simon
> St. Laurent, senior editor at O'Reilly and author of Introducing Erlang.
> I'm on the program committee as well. Needless to say that we want to see
> Erlang and Elixir represented in force, with case studies, intros,
> tutorials and open source libraries.
>
> If we get a strong Erlang program, we will schedule an Erlang Factory Lite
> in conjunction with OSCON. But most important right now is to get the
> proposals in by January 30th. If you have any questions, ask me or email
> the list.
>
> Cheers,
> Francesco
>
>
> -------- Original Message --------  Subject: Last call for OSCON
> proposals. January 30 is almost here.  Date: Mon, 27 Jan 2014 02:03:12
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> January 30 is the deadline for submitting your proposal to speak.
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> We encourage you to submit a proposal to share your open source knowledge
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> Speaking at OSCON is a rewarding experience and a great way to share with
> the open source community. Carve out some time right now to get your
> proposal in; you'll be glad you did. We can't guarantee that you'll be an
> open source superstar once you speak, but you'll be well on your way.
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