Hey all, given that several people are busy in June, let's way until the
fall. I'll take at look at the schedule of things and throw out a new idea
in the next few months.

Thanks!
Jacques


On Wed, Apr 4, 2018 at 10:17 AM, Wes McKinney <wesmck...@gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm +1 on the idea of a Arrow conference. June is a pretty busy month
> for me, so I would prefer another time, but I can arrange to make it
> if we do it then.
>
> - Wes
>
> On Wed, Apr 4, 2018 at 1:06 PM, Siddharth Teotia <siddha...@dremio.com>
> wrote:
> > +1. I would love to attend.
> >
> > On Tue, Apr 3, 2018 at 4:18 PM, Kevin Moore <ke...@quiltdata.io> wrote:
> >
> >> Sounds great. Quilt Data may be able to sponsor some of the refreshment
> >> costs.
> >>
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> >
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> >>
> >>
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> >>
> >> On Tue, Apr 3, 2018 at 1:41 PM, Li Jin <ice.xell...@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> > I'd love to attend. I will be around for Spark Summit.
> >> >
> >> > Li
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > On Tue, Apr 3, 2018 at 11:48 AM, Jacques Nadeau <jacq...@apache.org>
> >> > wrote:
> >> >
> >> > > Hey All,
> >> > >
> >> > > In light of growing interest in Apache Arrow over the past year and
> the
> >> > > great response to the meetup talk invitation I sent last week, I was
> >> > > thinking it may be time to hold a single day conference focused on
> the
> >> > > project. Wes and I have previously thrown this idea around and it
> seems
> >> > > like it might be a good time to get something started. Some of my
> >> > > colleagues did an investigation on how and when we could do this.
> I'm
> >> > > raising this to you all now to get people's thoughts.
> >> > >
> >> > >
> >> > > A rough sketch of what Wes and I have bounced around:
> >> > >
> >> > > *One day developer-focused event on Apache Arrow in San Francisco,
> June
> >> > 7,
> >> > > just after Spark Summit (open to other dates, but it would be nice
> for
> >> > > folks attending the conference to stay one extra day for Arrow).
> >> > >
> >> > > * Focus on interesting use cases and applications of Arrow. We could
> >> also
> >> > > use this event to discuss/plan/present about movement to Arrow 1.0
> this
> >> > > year and beyond.
> >> > >
> >> > > *Goal of 100-200 attendees.
> >> > >
> >> > > *Dremio can offer to organize the event (venue, logistics,
> >> registrations,
> >> > > etc). The goal would be to keep ticket costs very modest to
> encourage
> >> > > attendance (eg, $50). Opportunity for sponsorship by vendors to help
> >> > drive
> >> > > down costs (eg, refreshments).
> >> > >
> >> > > *Still need to determine a venue but probably something downtown SF
> >> > nearish
> >> > > Moscone.
> >> > >
> >> > > *PMC or appointed sub-committee could review talk submissions. We
> could
> >> > use
> >> > > something like EasyChair to make this as simple as possible.
> >> > >
> >> > > What do people think? I think this could be good to continue to
> drive
> >> and
> >> > > grow the community in a positive way.
> >> > >
> >> > > thanks,
> >> > > Jacques
> >> > >
> >> >
> >>
>

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