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Eclipse Marketing Call Minutes from Oct.7

Eclipse Marketing Call Minutes

October 7, 2008 at 12:00 pm EST


Next Call: October 21, 2008 at 12:00 pm EST

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Attended:  Chris Calandro (AMD), Jens Eckels (Genuitec), Lynn Gayowski (Eclipse), Charlie Kelly (Third Millennium), Mahshad Koohgoli (Protecode), Tina Kvavle (Instantiations), Vijay Ramakrishnan (Actuate), Ian Skerrett (Eclipse)


FOUNDATION UPDATES (see below for information that was given on each event):

1. EclipseWorld Events

2. Eclipse Summit Europe

3. Eclipse Banking Day

4. DemoCamps



1. EclipseWorld Events

October 27-30, 2008

Reston, VA, USA


-EclipseWorld, run by BZ Media, is from October 28-30

-The Foundation has co-located some of its meetings with the conference this year

-Monday, October 27 morning, there is a New Members Jumpstart Meeting for members new to Eclipse to learn about how the community and Foundation works

-Monday, October 27 afternoon, we will hold the semi-annual Members Meeting to give community updates, followed by cocktails in the evening

-Members Meeting agenda at

-Tuesday, October 28 morning, there is a Marketing Symposium to provide education on best practices

-Marketing Symposium agenda at

-There is no cost to attend any of the meetings

-The Foundation is also hosting a reception Wednesday, October 29, 7:00 pm for all EclipseWorld attendees


Opportunities:  Attend the Eclipse meetings by sending an RSVP to members.meeting at



2. Eclipse Summit Europe

November 19-20, 2008

Ludwigsburg, Germany


-The program is up at

-Sponsorship opportunities are still available, see

-ESE has sold out the last 2 years, so please register soon if you’re planning to attend

-Members get a 15% discount

-We are also planning a European membership meeting and marketing symposium for ESE


Opportunities:  Sponsor ESE or register to attend



3. Eclipse Banking Day

December 9, 2008

New York, NY, USA


-Eclipse has been reaching out to the financial and automotive industries to get them involved in the Eclipse community

-Several recent events have been planned around the financial industry

-An Eclipse Banking Day was held in September in Frankfurt – attendance was about 70, with 60% from banks and 40% speakers and ISVs for financial institutions

-Other Eclipse Banking Days are being planned for New York City in December and London in February

-New York Banking day will be held December 9 at a Morgan Stanley office

-Speakers will be from RBC Capital Markets, JP Morgan and Morgan Stanley

-architects, senior developers and developer managers are the audience with 50-100 are estimated to attend

-Eclipse members can participate by sponsoring the event – limited to 5 sponsors

-Sponsorship fee of $2,000 will give you recognition on the event website, ability to distribute product info at the event and 2 passes for your company representatives – full details in Ian’s attachment to

-For an agenda, email Ian Skerrett at ian at eclipse dot org


Opportunities:  Sponsor Eclipse Banking Day by emailing Ian Skerrett at ian at eclipse dot org



4. DemoCamps

November 1-30, 2008



-Eclipse is organizing its 3rd DemoCamp series

-DemoCamps are informal events organized around the world to show off what people are doing with Eclipse

-The Foundation provides support by funding food and beverages for the camps


Opportunities:  Organize or attend a DemoCamp  - details at




Lynn Gayowski

Marketing Events Manager

Eclipse Foundation, Inc.

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