User Group Newsletter March 2017
BOSTON SUMMIT UPDATE
Exciting news! The schedule for the Boston Summit in May has been released. You can check out all the details on the Summit schedule page.
Travelling to the Summit and need a visa? Follow the steps in this handy guide,
If you haven’t registered, there is still time! Secure your spot today!
HAVE YOUR SAY IN THE SUPERUSER AWARDS!
The OpenStack Summit kicks off in less than six weeks and seven deserving organizations have been nominated to be recognized during the opening keynotes. For this cycle, the community (that means you!) will review the candidates before the Superuser editorial advisors select the finalists and ultimate winner. See the full list of candidates and have your say here.
COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP CHARTS COURSE FOR OPENSTACK
About 40 people from the OpenStack Technical Committee, User Committee, Board of Directors and Foundation Staff convened in Boston to talk about the future of OpenStack. They discussed the challenges we face as a community, but also why our mission to deliver open infrastructure is more important than ever. Read the comprehensive meeting report here.
NEW PROJECT MASCOTS
Fantastic new project mascots were released just before the Project Teams Gathering. Read the the story behind your favourite OpenStack project mascot via this superuser post.
WELCOME TO OUR NEW USER GROUPS
We have some new user groups which have joined the OpenStack community.
Spain- Canary Islands
Mexico City – Mexico
We wish them all the best with their OpenStack journey and can’t wait to see what they will achieve! Looking for your local group? Are you thinking of starting a user group? Head to the groups portal for more information.
LOOK OUT FOR YOUR FELLOW STACKERS AT COMMUNITY EVENTS
OpenStack is participating in a series of upcoming Community events this April.
April 3: Open Networking Summit Santa Clara, CA
- OpenStack is sponsoring the Monday evening Open Source Community Reception at Levi Stadium
- ldiko Vancsa will be speaking in two sessions:
- Monday, 9:00-10:30am on “The Interoperability Challenge in Telecom and NFV Environments”, with EANTC Director Carsten Rossenhovel and Chris Price, room 207
- Thursday, 1:40-3:30pm, OpenStack our Mini-Summit, topic “OpenStack:Networking Roadmap, Collaboration and Contribution” with Armando Migliaccio and Paul Carver from AT&T; Grand Ballroom A&B
April 17-19: DockerCon, Austin, TX
- Openstack will be in booth #S25
April 19-20: Global Cloud Computing Open Source Summit, Beijing, China
- Mike Perez will be delivering an OpenStack keynote
OPENSTACK DAYS: DATES FOR YOUR CALENDAR
We have lots of upcoming OpenStack Days coming up:
Upcoming OpenStack Days
June 1: Australia
June 5: Israel
June 7: Budapest
June 26: Germany Enterprise (DOST)
Read further information about OpenStack Days from this website. You’ll find a FAQ, see highlights from previous events and an extensive toolkit for hosting an OpenStack Day in your region.
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