In May we organized a meetup in Bangalore, India http://www.meetup.com/Indian-OpenStack-User-Group/events/117132352/
The meetup was attended by over 75 people from varied backgrounds: startups students, researchers, developers, etc.
Event started with a keynote from Vamsi Kottisa of Anuta Networks, it was nice technical presentation giving overall view of what they are doing on OpenStack space.
Next was Amol Wate from Anuta Networks giving a deep dive & demo of their SDN solution which will work with OpenStack Networking.
We were for the first time got a presentation on Ceph & how it plays with OpenStack by Syed Armani from Hastexo. A lot many questions were asked & got clarified about Ceph.
Last session was from Romil Gupta from HP who spoke about the driver they have developed for RHEV along with nice demo. A lot of questions were asked and roadmap/vision for the work was also discussed.
Photos of the meetup are available https://plus.google.com/photos/106314994124977332570/albums/5883261931521653409
Thanks to Anuta Networks for hosting the meetup & providing us with coffee/snacks