Apache Software Foundation Opens Registration for Community Over Code North America

Call for Proposals and Travel Assistance applications are now being accepted for the Foundation’s flagship event 

Wilmington, DE, July 11, 2023 – The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 350 open source projects and initiatives, announced today the opening of registration for Community Over Code North America. Formerly known as ApacheCon, Community Over Code is the flagship event of the ASF, showcasing content from many of the project communities at the ASF. Community Over Code North America will be held at the Halifax Convention Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia October 7-10, 2023.

This year, Community Over Code will feature four days of sessions, with tracks focusing on Search, Big Data, Cassandra, Community,  Financial Tech, Geospatial, Internet of Things, Community, Geospatial, Cassandra, Financial Tech, Search, and many other topics. Each evening will also feature Birds of a Feather (BoF) sessions, where communities will have an opportunity for freeform discussion and planning around our various projects.

Early bird registration is available from now until July 31, 2023 for US$500 per attendee, a savings of US$250. After that, regular registration for the event will be US$750 until September 21. Late registration begins on September 22, at US$850. Apache committers can register for US$250. Registered attendees can take advantage of discounted rooms at hotels near the venue. To view all registration rates, deadlines, and room block information, visit the event’s Registration page.

Call for Proposals
Speakers who can address content spanning ASF projects, open source governance, community, or software development are encouraged to submit a proposal. The call for presentations is open now through July 13, 2023. 

Event Sponsorship
For organizations interested in sponsoring Community Over Code, visit the Community Over Code Sponsorship page.

Travel Assistance
The ASF Travel Assistance Committee (TAC) provides financial aid to members of the open source community who are interested in attending a Community Over Code event but face financial hardships that make attending difficult or impossible. Applications for Community Over Code North America are being accepted until July 22, 2023. For more information, please read the latest blog. To apply, visit https://tac-apply.apache.org/

Social Media
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