The Travel Assistance Committee (TAC) are pleased to announce that travel assistance applications for ApacheCon North America 2016 are now open! This announcement serves as a purpose for you (pmcs@) to let members of your community know about both ApacheConNA 2016 and about the TAC assistance to attend. Could you please forward this announcement to your community, along with (if possible) information on how your project is involved in ApacheCon this year?
We will be supporting ApacheCon NA, Vancouver BC, May 9th - 13th 2016. TAC exists to help those that would like to attend ApacheCon events, but are unable to do so for financial reasons. For more info on this years applications and qualifying criteria please visit the TAC website at < http://www.apache.org/travel/ >. Applications are already open, so don't delay! *Important dates*... - CFP Close: February 12, 2016 - CFP Notifications: February 29, 2016 - TAC Applications close: March 2, 2016 - Schedule Announced: March 3, 2016 Applicants have until the the closing date above to submit their applications (which should contain as much supporting material as required to efficiently and accurately process your request), this will enable TAC to announce successful awards shortly afterwards. As usual TAC expects to deal with a range of applications from a diverse range of backgrounds. We therefore encourage (as always) anyone thinking about sending in an application to do so ASAP. We look forward to greeting many of you in Vancouver, BC in May 2016! Kind Regards Lewis (On behalf of the Travel Assistance Committee)