Advocacy & Outreach SIG Meeting - June 15, 2023

Attending: Jean-Marc Meessen, Kevin Martens, Bruno Verachten


  • GSoC updates
    • Weekly GSoC office hours continue to go well.
      • Projects are moving forward, good experience for everyone
      • Still in the middle of the first coding period
    • Discussion for midterm presentation (Jenkins online meetup) started. ETA Jul 6, 2023 (TBC) during GSoC office hours.
      • We may need to do a pre-recorded session for Harsh and Vandit as they might not be available.
      • Back to school is around the beginning of July for India, and lots of our contributors are in the Southern Hemisphere, that’s why it’s difficult to set up the right date
    • Upcoming Google deliverables:
      • Jul 10, 2023: Mentors and GSoC contributors can begin submitting midterm evaluations
      • Jul 14, 2023: Midterm evaluation deadline
  • DevOps World Tour 2023:
    • NYC and Singapore were recently announced (listed below) as additional tour cities.
    • Agenda and registration for NYC and Chicago will be announced in mid-July. Alyssa Tong will see if we can get a discount code for the community.
      • NYC: Sept 13-14
      • Chicago: Sept 26
      • Silicon Valley, CA: Oct 18-19