Advocacy and Outreach SIG - August 25, 2022

Attending: Alyssa, Jean-Marc Meessen, Bruno Verachten


  • Action Items:
    • AT to work on the monthly newsletter suggested by Gavin.
  • GSoC Update:
    • We are approaching final weeks before final evaluations begin in September
    • September 5 - deadline September 12: Final week: GSoC contributors submit their final work product and their final mentor evaluation (standard coding period)
    • Progress is going well. Projects are slowly wrapping up. Contributors are happy with progress, JMM working w GSoC Contributors and mentors on consensus of what important things to focus on in the wrap up
      • GSoC contributors will blog their experience, results and why GSoC is important
    • Green light for projects to complete by Sept 12
  • DevOps World:
    • Currently have 15 signups to the contributor summit.
    • Sign up sheet is HERE
    • 2 Lightning talks submitted by AWS to the contributor summit:
      • Rapidly build and test your iOS Apps with Jenkins on EC2 Mac
      • Migrating Jenkins Unity CI/CD build farms to Amazon EC2 Mac instances
      • AT requested that they blog about their sessions
  • Hacktoberfest
    • JMM is driving this effort
    • Planning to start communications in coming days
    • Calling for Hacktoberfest issues, projects. Would like participation from dev & maintainer side.