Advocacy & Outreach SIG Meeting - April 21, 2022

Attending: Alyssa, Mark Waite, Bruno Verachten


  • GSoC update:
    • Application period closed on April 19
    • We are now in the proposal grading period, ending on April 30.
  • She Code Africa Contributhon [MW]
    • Completed 2 wks bonding period. We’re trying to help these new contributors get started and involved in the community.
    • Bonding period didn’t have enough mentors, didn’t go as fast & get much done as anticipated. Next year we’ll probably do Community bonding meetings every two or three days.
    • Started actual work period. This will be 4 wks of doing actual work
    • 3 projects: Pipeline Help, Screenshot update, Inclusive naming
  • CdCon
    • Jenkins contributor summit is on Thursday, June 9 (9:00 am – 5:00 pm CDT)
    • Planning doc initiated
    • CDF charges $15 entry fee to discourage no-shows. If there’s significant issues from the community we can address it w/ CDF
    • AT: to start communication on Discourse to encourage collaboration for agenda, etc
  • SCaLE 19X | July 28 - 31, 2022 | Los Angeles, CA
    • AT awaiting confirmation from organizers for exhibit table
  • DevOps World CFP is open. The deadline for submission is May 12, 2022.
    • Jenkins presence will be similar to previous in person DW events. Will include: onsite contributor summit, contributor appreciation dinner, Jenkins booth in exhibit hall and many Jenkins talks.
  • Governance decision on Ukraine image
    • Voting slightly in favor of image w/ the Jenkins open eyes holding ‘Stop the War’ flag. Mark will work to merge the PR.