[openstack-dev] [Neutron] Neutron Tempest code sprint - 2nd week of January, Montreal, QC, Canada

Edgar Magana emagana at plumgrid.com
Wed Nov 13 18:12:14 UTC 2013


Could you prepare the invitation letters for the ones that will require a
visa?, which is my case.



On 11/13/13 8:10 AM, "Anita Kuno" <anteaya at anteaya.info> wrote:

>Neutron Tempest code sprint
>In the second week of January in Montreal, Quebec, Canadathere will be a
>Neutron Tempest code sprint to improve the status of Neutron tests in
>Tempest and to add new tests.
>It will be a 3 day event. Right now there are 14 peoplewho came forward
>when it was announced on the Friday at the summit. We need to know how
>many additional people are interested in attending.
>This is an impromptu event based on my assessment of the need for this
>to happen, so don't feel left out if you didn't know about it in advance.
>We picked Montreal for two main reasons:
>1. All 4 people whose attendance is critical (markmclain, salv-orlando,
>sdague and mtrenish) can get there. It was New York or Montreal.
>2. I can't think in New York, love it, can't compose a thought, so
>Montreal it is.
>It turns out this location choice has some resultant effects:
>1. People who wouldn't have time to get a visa to attend an event in the
>States have an easier time entering Canada.
>     US requires visa applications filed 2 months in advance of travel
>and we are inside that timeframe.
>2. Montreal is cheaper than NYC.
>3. Being Canadian it is going to be easier for me to produce this event
>in Canada since I am in Canada.
>4. It will be cold. We had few choices on the timing and this event
>can't wait on good weather.
>There is no location that will make everyone happy, so people will be
>disappointed by this choice and I accept that. It is my hope that this
>event is a success and we can create a schedule of some sort so that
>people who have a high possibility of attending can vote on the
>location. So that is the future vision.
>I have a tenative hold on a venue and am working on getting a rate on a
>block of rooms at a hotel.
>I am preparing a budget to submit to the Foundation in the hopes they
>will sponsor the event. Since this was planned with no warning, the
>Foundation has no budget for it. Mark is supportive of the event
>happening and if I can come up with some reasonable numbers, I hope that
>the money can come from the Foundation.
>The event will be vendor neutral. We will talk to each other based on
>who we are and our interests, not based on who signs our paycheque. If
>folks arrive with logoed shirts (I don't know which logos are work logos
>and which aren't, so I will request no logos please) I will issue you a
>white T-shirt to wear. We need to work collaboratively to effectlvely
>make progress during the code sprint.
>Someone at the summit choose not to wear footwear at the event. If you
>want to come to the code sprint please plan on wearing appropriate
>footwear in the public areas at the code sprint. For two reasons:
>1. It will be cold.
>2. The event is meant to facilitate mutual respect between us to
>increase communication, both at the event and afterwards. I feel wearing
>appropriate footwear supports this goal.
>Please indicate your interest by sending an email to
>anteaya at anteaya.info, subject "Neutron Tempest code sprint". Don't worry
>about the body of the email, I just need addresses. We will send out
>subsequent emails to this group to gather specific details like shirt
>size, dietary requirements. If you came forward at the summit, no need
>to email again.
>If you want to come, but don't feel your employer will fund the trip,
>please include that information in the email. It will depend on what we
>can do for accomodation and travel but hopefully we will have a little
>bit for a few folks. Of course please talk to your manager now to work
>on getting approval to attend, and hopefully your employeer will fund
>your travel and accomodation.
>Additional questions? Hit me up on irc in #openstack-neutron nick
>anteaya. I read the neutron logs:
>http://eavesdrop.openstack.org/irclogs/%23openstack-neutron/So I will
>get back to you if I am not around when you ask.
>Also rossella_s has come forward to help, thank you rossella_s!
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