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

Edgar Magana emagana at plumgrid.com
Wed Nov 13 18:25:40 UTC 2013

Will do ASAP.



On 11/13/13 10:20 AM, "Anita Kuno" <anteaya at anteaya.info> wrote:

>Hi Edgar:
>I hadn't thought of that, I guess I am going to have to do that.
>For others, check if you need a visa to enter Canada:
>Please notify me ASAP if you do, even if you aren't sure you can attend
>so I can get the paperwork you need.
>Edgar, can you email me your address to my personal email anteaya at
>anteaya dot info so I can work on this for you.
>On 11/13/2013 01:12 PM, Edgar Magana wrote:
>> Anita,
>> Could you prepare the invitation letters for the ones that will require
>> visa?, which is my case.
>> Thanks,
>> Edgar
>> 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
>>> 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
>>> 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
>>> 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
>>> 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
>>> 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
>>> 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
>>> 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!
>>> Thanks,
>>> Anita.
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