[Jenkins-events] Proposal: revisiting JUC in 2016
kk at kohsuke.org
Tue Oct 20 20:21:04 UTC 2015
2015-10-20 7:45 GMT-07:00 Christopher Orr <chris at orr.me.uk>:
> Yeah, I've had the same problem with trying to justify one-day
> inter-continental conference trips, so being longer would help — though
> note that this proposal would likely only be a two-day conference for
> the majority of potential non-US participants (i.e. they're not likely
> to care about Day 0).
OK, so sounds like we should brainstorm on additional activities in Day 0
that makes the event more attractive.
Maybe hands on labs, plugin development class room?
> Being adjacent to other events makes sense as well — much like happens
> for a bunch of events before and after FOSDEM.
OK. Do we know events in the bay area that we can piggyback on?
On 20/10/15 13:34, Robert Sandell wrote:
> > I had a somewhat different problem, that it was hard to motivate the
> > travel expense across the pond for a mere one day conference.
> > A three day conference would be easier to motivate in my experience;
> > previously working for a larger corporation with large investment in
> > Jenkins at least.
> > The first Jenkins user conference in 2011 was easy to motivate since it
> > was adjacent to Java One. The others were harder.
> > Having one bigger one could perhaps also give some breathing room to
> > other more local/smaller conferences <http://www.code-conf.com/jues15/>
> > on the subject :)
> > /B
> > On Tue, Oct 20, 2015 at 1:22 PM, Manuel Jesús Recena Soto
> > <recena at gmail.com <mailto:recena at gmail.com>> wrote:
> > Hello James,
> > (reply in line)
> > 2015-10-20 12:03 GMT+02:00 James Nord <jnord at cloudbees.com
> > <mailto:jnord at cloudbees.com>>:
> > > Taking off my cloudbees hat and putting on my old hat being based
> in Europe.
> > >
> > > Getting approval to attend conferences abroad (outside Europe) for
> me was
> > > not always easy - as it involves large travel and time lost due to
> this. As
> > > such it was easier to go to a european conference. I also feel
> that yes
> > > you get more people in USA-CA but that this could just a critical
> mass and a
> > > direct result of its much easier to go to something local than it
> is to
> > > travel 9 hours around the globe. Do you have stats of where
> people came
> > > from in the last even - where they predominantly from the bay area?
> > > In the London event I met people that where very basic users of
> > > (just starting) and it was easy for them to go to a local
> conference. Would
> > > these same users make the same investment to go somewhere accross
> the globe
> > > - I personally don't think so - which would be a big shame.
> > >
> > > The JAMs fill a gap - but I'm not sure that this gap is filled yet
> - or that
> > > it will be filled by next year - certainly there is nothing in
> the UK that
> > > I know of - and even then we would need something based in the
> north west as
> > > well as somewhere around London.
> > I had the opportunity to attend JUG London and was a great
> > It would be a pity don't have this event in Europe.
> > As you pointed, JAM events can fill this gap.
> > In Spain, there are two JAM starting (Seville and Barcelona). Maybe
> > someday, we can organize a bigger event. Another open source
> > communities do something similar.
> > Regards,
> > > On Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at 4:51:39 AM UTC+2, Kohsuke
> Kawaguchi wrote:
> > >>
> > >> Putting my CloudBees hat on, I'd like to discuss the following
> > >> changes to the events in 2016, where we are moving away from JUC
> into a new
> > >> model.
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> I put this up for the project meeting agenda in 1.5 week, but I
> hope to
> > >> get discussions going well before that.
> > >>
> > >> --
> > >> Kohsuke Kawaguchi
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