[rdo-list] RDO at PTG or OpenStack Summit?

Jason Rist jrist at redhat.com
Mon Oct 31 20:38:08 UTC 2016

On 10/31/2016 11:35 AM, Rich Bowen wrote:
> As you no doubt know by now ... well, I'll just quote from another list:
> <quote>
> As you probably already know, the OpenStack Foundation is restructuring
> its events in 2017, splitting the activities that traditionally occurred
> at the Design Summit event into work sessions (at the "Project Teams
> Gathering" at the start of the cycle) and open community discussions
> ("Forum" at the OpenStack Summit in the middle of the cycle). You can
> learn more about this at http://www.openstack.org/ptg
> </quote>
> At the last several OpenStack Summits, the RDO community has hosted some
> kind of meetup, and of course last week, we had an evening gathering
> that we shared with the Ceph community, where we had 215 people in
> attendance.
> With OpenStack Summit splitting in two, I'm left uncertain what, if
> anything, I should be planning for 2017. Will most of the RDO community
> attend the PTG, or OpenStack Summit? At which one of these does it make
> the most sense to try to do an RDO gathering, if at all?
> I can see good arguments for each, including my personal travel plans
> ;-) but I would like to hear from the rest of you - if I try to do
> another event like what we did Tuesday evening in Barcelona, which event
> makes more sense?
> Thanks.

Based on what I am/was seeing with the way that PTG space is being
allocated, it might be best for the primary presence to be at the
primary Summit.  You might not even be able to get any space at the PTG.


Jason E. Rist
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