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Eclipse Marketing Call Minutes from Oct. 21

Eclipse Marketing Call Minutes

October 21, 2008 at 12:00 pm EST


Next Call: November 4, 2008 at 12:00 pm EST

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Attended:  Chris Calandro (AMD), Chris Forti (Actuate), Lynn Gayowski (Eclipse), Tina Kvavle (Instantiations), Elise Rodrigues (Actuate), Ian Skerrett (Eclipse), Alan Zeichick (BZ Media)


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

1. Foundation Events at EclipseWorld

2. DemoCamps

3. Eclipse Banking Day

4. Eclipse Summit Europe

5. EclipseCon



1. Eclipse Foundation Events at EclipseWorld

October 27-30, 2008

Reston, VA, USA


-Alan Zeichick gave an overview of the conference on the call

-There are lots of exciting workshops and classes taking place

-Attendance is down somewhat this year

-Conference focus is on Java, targeting Java developers


-By request, the Foundation has changed the Members Meeting to a conference call

-The members call will take place Monday, October 27 at 11:30 am EDT

-Foundation events at EclipseWorld include a New Members Jumpstart Meeting, Members Reception, Marketing Symposium and Eclipse Party

-New Members Jumpstart Meeting - Monday, October 27 at 2:00-4:00 pm

-Members Reception – Monday, October 27 at 5:00-7:00 pm

-Eclipse Marketing Symposium - Tuesday, October 28 at 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

-Eclipse Party open to all EclipseWorld attendees – Wednesday, October 29 at 7:00-9:00 pm


Opportunities:  Participate at EclipseWorld - details at



2. DemoCamps

October 29-December 5, 2008



-The first Eclipse DemoCamps start next week

-There are 33 cities participating

-Sign up if you want to show off your Eclipse products by volunteering to give a demo at your local DemoCamp


Opportunities:  Attend a DemoCamp  - details at



3. Eclipse Banking Day

December 9, 2008

New York, NY


-Eclipse Banking Day is an event for banking industry collaborations between Eclipse project leaders, tech experts and banks

-Companies speaking at Banking Day include JP Morgan, Morgan Stanley, RBC Capital Markets and UBS

-Event is being held at a Morgan Stanley office

-Actuate and Sybase are members sponsoring the event

-Another Banking Day will be planned for London in February


Opportunities:  Sponsor Banking Day – email Ian Skerrett at ian at eclipse dot org



4. Eclipse Summit Europe

November 19-20, 2008

Ludwigsburg, Germany


-A Marketing Symposium has been planned for ESE – more details will be sent out after EclipseWorld

-Request from Instantiations for more logistics information to ESE sponsors – update: detailed info has been posted to the conference website at

-Call for posters is still open:


Opportunities:  Attend ESE - details at



5. EclipseCon 2009

March 23-26, 2009

Santa Clara, CA


-Call for presentations is open

-The deadline is November 24

-Sponsorship packages are also available


Opportunities:  Submit a talk to EclipseCon at or sponsor at



Lynn Gayowski

Marketing Events Manager

Eclipse Foundation, Inc.

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