For date wise, I'm wondering why we should switching the Europe and NA one,
this would mean that the Berlin and the new EU summit would be almost 1.5
years apart.

 _/
_/ Alex Van Boxel


On Thu, Nov 7, 2019 at 8:43 PM Ahmet Altay <al...@google.com> wrote:

> I prefer bay are for NA summit. My reasoning is that there is a criticall
> mass of contributors and users in that location, probably more than
> alternative NA locations. I was not involved with planning recently and I
> do not know if there were people who could attend due to location
> previously. If that is the case, I agree with Elliotte on looking for other
> options.
>
> Related to dates: March (Asia) and mid-May (NA) dates are a bit close.
> Mid-June for NA might be better to spread events. Other pieces looks good.
>
> Ahmet
>
> On Thu, Nov 7, 2019 at 7:09 AM Elliotte Rusty Harold <elh...@ibiblio.org>
> wrote:
>
>> 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
>>
>

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