Important February Dates: Apereo Micro-Conf and RFP for OW2!

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Michelle Hall

Feb 12, 2024, 12:24:52 PMFeb 12
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Hello uPortal Community,

We have two important dates coming up in the next two weeks: the micro-conference on Wednesday, the 14th, and the close of the OW2 RFP on the 25th. 
Please let us know if you have any questions or if we can help! 

February Apereo Micro Conference

Dive into the world of Research @ Eclipse: 10 Years of commitment and support with Philippe Krief as he shares insights into the Eclipse Foundation's involvement in over 25 projects, contributing to open-source best practices.
Apereo Micro Conference:
THIS WEEK! February 14th
10 AM Eastern U.S./4 PM Central European
Register now!!!

Join the invitation list for micro conferences by emailing Jenn at

Can’t make this one? Save the dates for upcoming micro conferences!

OW2Con’24 RFP

The RFP process for OW2/Open Apereo Europe closes in two weeks, February 25th! Please consider submitting a 15-minute talk! We'd love to have every project community submit at least one!

OW2Con CFP (CLOSES FEB 25th) - - OW2con is open to all, the event is free!

Twelve reasons to attend OW2!

  1. Apereo has a dedicated breakout room to hold “EU-OpenApereo-Lite”

  2. MicroConference panel in-person/live interview. - “Open source development and sustainability”

  3. Help fill out the Apereo anchored “Open source in education, science & research” track.

  4. Reconnect with Apereo colleagues: Attend Apereo-specific events - schedule events for your project or community of interest!

  5. OW2con is open to all, the event is free!

  6. Engage your community, contributors, and campuses: project engagement.

  7. Introduce projects to like-minded organizations.

  8. Recruit technical contributors.

  9. Find educational peers and colleagues working in similar academic initiatives in similar disciplines.

  10. Expand open source community network.

  11. Business-focused attendees provide opportunities with potential commercial partners.

  12. Great place for students to be exposed to open source within and beyond academia.

We want to hear from you if you submit a talk proposal and/or if you plan to attend in June! Please email Jenn at

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