WHO: The Apache Software Foundation (ASF); Apache powers half the Internet, petabytes of data, teraflops of operations, billions of objects, and enhances the lives of countless users and developers. Established in 1999 to shepherd, develop, and incubate Open Source innovations "The Apache Way", the ASF oversees 150+ projects led by a volunteer community of over 350 individual Members and 3,000 Committers across six continents.

WHAT: The ASF returns to OSCON, providing conference participants and members of the media and analyst community an opportunity to meet with members of the Apache community. Attendees can learn about how the ASF works, and discuss an array of Apache projects, from Abdera to Zookeper. Individuals and activities include:

1) ASF Directors and Officers:
- Rich Bowen –ASF Board; Apache HTTP Server; Apache Allura (Incubating)
- Shane Curcuru (OSCON presenter) –former ASF Board member; VP ASF Brand Management; Apache Incubator
- Ross Gardler –ASF Board; VP Apache Community Development; Apache Incubator
- Les Hazlewood –VP Apache Shiro
- Leif Hedstrom –VP Apache Traffic Server
- Jim Jagielski (OSCON presenter) –ASF President; VP Apache C++ Standard Library; Apache HTTP Server
- Sally Khudairi – VP ASF Marketing & Publicity
- Mahadev Konar (OSCON presenter) –VP Apache Zookeeper
- Arun Murthy (OSCON presenter) –VP Apache Hadoop
- Nóirín Plunkett (OSCON presenter) –ASF Executive Vice President
- Craig Russell –ASF Secretary; Apache OpenJPA
- Greg Stein –ASF Vice Chairman; VP Apache Subversion

2) ASF Members and Apache code Committers:
- David Geary (OSCON presenter) –Apache Struts
- Simon MacDonald (OSCON presenter) –Apache Incubator
- Justin Erenkrantz –former ASF President; Apache OODT; Apache Subversion Project Management Committee
- Sebastian Bergmann (OSCON presenter) –Apache Incubator
- Rasmus Lerdorf (OSCON presenter) –former ASF Board member; Apache HTTP Server Project Management Committee
- William Au (OSCON presenter) –Apache Lucene, Apache Solr
- Joe Bowser (OSCON presenter) – Apache Incubator
- Bastian Hofmann (OSCON presenter)  –Apache Shindig Project Management Committee
- Brian LeRoux (OSCON presenter) –Apache DeviceMap (Incubating)
- William A. Rowe Jr. –former ASF Board member; Apache HTTP Server; Apache Tomcat
- Danese Cooper –Apache Incubator Project Management Committee
- Jeffrey Taylor Potts –Apache Chemistry Project Management Committee
- Lennard de Rijk –Apache Wave (Incubating)
- Edward J. Yoon –Apache Bigtop (Incubating); Apache Hama (Incubating) Project Management Committee
- Dan Allen –Apache DeltaSpike (Incubating)
- Matthew Franklin –Apache Incubator Project Management Committee; Apache Rave
- Ryan Baxter –Apache Shindig Project Management Committee
- David Nalley –Apache Incubator
- Kevin Kluge –Apache Incubator

3) Pre-conference Hackathons, BarCamps, Talks, and MeetUps on various Apache Top-Level and Incubating Projects, including:
- Social & Widgets: Apache Wave (Incubating); Apache Rave; Apache Shindig
- Big Data & Content: Apache Chemistry; Apache Hama (Incubating)
- Cloud  & Web Infrastructure: Apache Traffic Server; Apache CloudStack (Incubating); Apache Shiro;  Apache HTTP Server Documentation
- Programming & Productivity: Apache OpenOffice (Incubating); Apache DeltaSpike (Incubating)


Pre-conference Hackathons, BarCamps, Talks, and MeetUps -- ROOM E142
- Monday 16 July –Social & Widgets; Big Data & Content
- Tuesday 17 July –Cloud & Web Infrastructure; Programming & Productivity

Birds of a Feather
- Thursday 19 July –Apache Allura (Incubating)

Expo Hall
- Tuesday 16 July –Opening Reception 5-6PM
- Wednesday 17 July –10AM-4.30PM; Booth Crawl 5.40-7PM
- Thursday 18 July –10AM-5PM (Expo close)

To view the complete OSCON schedule, visit http://www.oscon.com/

WHERE: OSCON –Oregon Convention Center, Portland

Pre-conference Hackathons, BarCamps, Talks, MeetUps, and BoFs: Location TBA

Expo: Hall D
- Apache Software Foundation - Booth #910
- Apache CloudStack - Booth #217 –sponsored by Citrix
- Apache Shiro - Booth #423 –sponsored by Stormpath

About The Apache Software Foundation (ASF)
Established in 1999, the all-volunteer Foundation oversees nearly one hundred fifty leading Open Source projects, including Apache HTTP Server — the world's most popular Web server software. Through the ASF's meritocratic process known as "The Apache Way," more than 400 individual Members and 3,500 Committers successfully collaborate to develop freely available enterprise-grade software, benefiting millions of users worldwide: thousands of software solutions are distributed under the Apache License; and the community actively participates in ASF mailing lists, mentoring initiatives, and ApacheCon, the Foundation's official user conference, trainings, and expo. The ASF is a US 501(3)(c) not-for-profit charity, funded by individual donations and corporate sponsors including AMD, Basis Technology, Citrix, Cloudera, Facebook, GoDaddy, Google, IBM, HP, Hortonworks, Huawei, Matt Mullenweg, Microsoft, PSW Group, SpringSource, and Yahoo!. For more information, visit http://www.apache.org/.

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For more information, contact:
Sally Khudairi
Vice President
The Apache Software Foundation
+1 617 921 8656

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