The U.S. sadly is not a reliable destination for international conferences these days. Almost every conference I go to, big and small, has at least one speaker, sometimes more, who can't get into the country. Canada seems worth considering. Vancouver, Montreal, and Toronto are all convenient.
On Wed, Nov 6, 2019 at 2:17 PM Griselda Cuevas <g...@apache.org> wrote: > > Hi Beam Community! > > I'd like to kick off a thread to discuss potential dates and venues for the > 2020 Beam Summits. > > I did some research on industry conferences happening in 2020 and > pre-selected a few ranges as follows: > > (2 days) NA between mid-May and mid-June > (2 days) EU mid October > (1 day) Asia Mini Summit: March > > I'd like to hear your thoughts on these dates and get consensus on exact > dates as the convo progresses. > > For locations these are the options I reviewed: > > NA: Austin Texas, Berkeley California, Mexico City. > Europe: Warsaw, Barcelona, Paris > Asia: Singapore > > Let the discussion begin! > G (on behalf of the Beam Summit Steering Committee) > > > -- Elliotte Rusty Harold elh...@ibiblio.org