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The Travel Assistance Committee has opened up applications to help get people to the following events: *Community Over Code Asia 2023 - * *August 18th to August 20th in Beijing , China* Applications for this event closes on the 6th July so time is short, please apply as soon as possible. TAC is prioritising applications from the Asia and Oceania regions. More details on this event can be found at: https://apachecon.com/acasia2023/ More information on how to apply please read: https://tac.apache.org/ *Community Over Code North America - * *October 7th to October 10th in Halifax, Canada* Applications for this event closes on the 22nd July. We expect many applications so please do apply as soon as you can. TAC is prioritising applications from the North and South America regions. More details on this event can be found at: https://communityovercode.org/ More information on how to apply please read: https://tac.apache.org/ *Have you applied to be a Speaker?* If you have applied or intend to apply as a Speaker at either of these events, and think you may require assistance for Travel and/or Accommodation - TAC advises that you do not wait until you have been notified of your speaker status and to apply early. Should you not be accepted as a speaker and still wish to attend you can amend you application to include Conference fees, or, you may withdraw your application. The call for presentations for Halifax is here: https://communityovercode.org/call-for-presentations/ and you have until the 13th of July to apply. The call for presentations for Beijing is here: https://apachecon.com/acasia2023/cfp.html and you have until the 18th June to apply. *IMPORTANT Note on Visas:* It is important that you apply for a Visa as soon as possible - do not wait until you know if you have been accepted for Travel Assistance or not, as due to current wait times for Interviews in some Countries, waiting that long may be too late, so please do apply for a Visa right away. Contact tac-ap...@tac.apache.org if you need any more information or assistance in this area. *Spread the Word!!* TAC encourages you to spread the word about Travel Assistance to get to these events, so feel free to repost as you see fit on Social Media, at work, schools, universities etc etc... Thank You and hope to see you all soon Gavin McDonald on behalf of the ASF Travel Assistance Committee.