Advocacy and Outreach Meeting - Feb 10, 2022

Attending: Alyssa, Mark Waite, Jean-Marc Meessen, Sahitya


  • Review Outreach programs
    • Jean-Marc Meessen will rework the page to show current project
  • GSoC - project organization application is open, closes on Feb 21.
    • March 7 - List of accepted mentoring organizations published
    • Concern: Need more project ideas & mentors
      • Continuing to promote from various locations (blog, tweet, LI, msg to dev list)
  • cdCon
    • CFP Ends February 18 - Submit a talk
      • Mark Waite and Alyssa Tong plan to be onsite in Austin, TX
    • Awards - Jenkins has 3 categories
      • 2021 Jenkins winners:
        • the Most Valuable Advocate is Oleg Nenashev
        • the Security MVP is Daniel Beck
        • the Most Valuable Jenkins Contributor is Tim Jacomb
      • New team is organizing the process. MW impressed w/ last year’s award nomination process (nomination done via pull request - public).
      • Onsite contributor summit
        • Mark Waite will take the lead, work with others to plan it
        • Ask for help from our friends in Austin, TX
  • She Code Africa:
    • Project ideas to Got good project ideas
    • Expect 4-6 mentors = 4-6 participants from She Code Africa
    • Due to timezone may need help from EMEA for mentorship
  • DevOps World CFP planning discussion starting up next week. More to come later.
    • CFP has not opened yet, prepare ideas for talks
  • Jenkins online meetups: