[Openstack-operators] Consensus? Re: OPs Midcycle location discussion.

Behzad Dastur behzad.dastur at gmail.com
Tue Nov 17 16:51:37 UTC 2015

Why can't we have both? I would like to see a regular regional OPS meetup,
apart from the offical OPS meetup. I can understand the pain of folks who
would love to attend such an event/forum but cannot due to limitations due
to distance, visas, travel. Not many can justify to their management such


On Tue, Nov 17, 2015 at 7:57 AM, Jonathan Proulx <jon at csail.mit.edu> wrote:

> So What I'm hearing is having a single focal point which moves is
> preferred because:
> * There is a real feeling of marginalization in non-US ops community
> * Dev representatives and other working groups (product, UX, etc)
>   work better with a single focus
> * Foundation resources can more effectively support a single event
> There also exists a fairly strong community desire to address ways of
> increasing remote participation (spokes) through coordinated regional
> meetups (locally organized) or other means to be determined...(this
> was rather my hope that having a strong US community that may have
> more difficulty attending would drive more innovation in remote
> participation strategies)
> I believe this is the current consensus, but it's also very close to my
> ideas going in so if you think I'm reading the community sense
> incorrectly please call me on that.
> -Jon
> On Mon, Nov 16, 2015 at 10:50:52AM -0500, Jonathan Proulx wrote:
> :Hi All,
> :
> :1st User Committee IRC meeting will be today at 19:00UTC on
> :#openstack-meeting, we haven't exactly settled on an agenda yet but I
> :hope to raise this issue the...
> :
> :It has been suggested that we make the February 15-16 European Ops
> :Meetup in Manchester UK [1] the 'official' OPs Midcycle.  Previously
> :all mid cycles have been US based.
> :
> :Personally I like the idea of broadening or geographic reach rather
> :than staying concentrated in North America. I particularly like it
> :being 'opposite' the summit location.
> :
> :This would likely trade off some depth of participation as fewer
> :of the same people would be able to travel to all midcycles in person.
> :
> :Discuss...(also come by  #openstack-meeting at 19:00 UTC if you think
> :this needs real time discussion)
> :
> :-Jon
> :
> :
> :--
> :
> :1.
> http://www.eventbrite.com/e/european-openstack-operators-meetup-tickets-19405855436?aff=es2
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