<div dir="ltr"><br clear="all"><div><div dir="ltr"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);background-color:rgb(255,255,255);font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Hi all,</span></p>

<p style="font-size:11pt;margin:0px;font-family:Arial;direction:ltr"><b style="font-weight:normal" id="docs-internal-guid-75c41d9c-a3c8-df96-a74d-1212c4412e8f"><br><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);background-color:rgb(255,255,255);font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"></span></b></p>

<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);background-color:rgb(255,255,255);font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">We're pleased to announce the call for participation for the NoSQL devroom, returning after a great last year.</span></p>

<p style="font-size:11pt;margin:0px;font-family:Arial;direction:ltr"><b style="font-weight:normal"><br><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);background-color:rgb(255,255,255);font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"></span></b></p>

<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);background-color:rgb(255,255,255);font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">NoSQL is an encompassing term that covers a multitude of different and interesting database solutions. †As the interest in NoSQL continues to grow, we are looking for talks on any open source NoSQL database or related topic.</span></p>

<p style="font-size:11pt;margin:0px;font-family:Arial;direction:ltr"><b style="font-weight:normal"><br><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);background-color:rgb(255,255,255);font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"></span></b></p>

<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);background-color:rgb(255,255,255);font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Speaking slots are 25 or 50 minutes. To propose a talk please go to:</span><a href="http://bit.ly/nosql-devroom-2013" style="text-decoration:none"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);background-color:rgb(255,255,255);font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"> </span></a><a href="https://penta.fosdem.org/submission/FOSDEM14" style="text-decoration:none"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(17,85,204);background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">https://penta.fosdem.org/submission/FOSDEM14</span></a><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"></span></p>

<p style="font-size:11pt;margin:0px;font-family:Arial;direction:ltr"><br></p><p style="font-size:11pt;margin:0px;font-family:Arial">Be sure to specify the length of your talk and select the NoSQL track.</p><p style="font-size:11pt;margin:0px;font-family:Arial;direction:ltr">

<b style="font-weight:normal"><br></b></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">As FOSDEM is a friendly open source conference, please refrain from slagging matches about each otherís projects. Keep it respectful, keep it non-commercial, and remember that all decks are subject to approval.</span></p>

<p style="font-size:11pt;margin:0px;font-family:Arial;direction:ltr"><b style="font-weight:normal"><br><a href="http://bit.ly/nosql-devroom-2013" style="text-decoration:none"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(17,85,204);background-color:rgb(255,255,255);font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"></span></a></b></p>

<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);background-color:rgb(255,255,255);font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">If you do not want to give a talk yourself but have ideas for NoSQL topics, send them to the mailing list at <a href="mailto:nosql-devroom@lists.fosdem.org">nosql-devroom@lists.fosdem.org</a>. Know someone who might be interested in the devroom? Please forward them this email on our behalf. Want to help out but donít know how? Contact us!</span></p>

<p style="font-size:11pt;margin:0px;font-family:Arial;direction:ltr"><b style="font-weight:normal"><br><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);background-color:rgb(255,255,255);font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"></span></b></p>

<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);background-color:rgb(255,255,255);font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">The devroom is scheduled for Sunday, February 2nd and has approx 80 seats. </span><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">The call for proposals is open until Dec 13th and speakers will be notified by December 20th. The final schedule will then be announced by January 10th.</span></p>

<p style="font-size:11pt;margin:0px;font-family:Arial;direction:ltr"><b style="font-weight:normal"><br><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);background-color:rgb(255,255,255);font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"></span></b></p>

<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);background-color:rgb(255,255,255);font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Any changes will be announced on the mailing list:</span><a href="https://lists.fosdem.org/listinfo/nosql-devroom" style="text-decoration:none"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);background-color:rgb(255,255,255);font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"> </span><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(17,85,204);background-color:rgb(255,255,255);font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">https://lists.fosdem.org/listinfo/nosql-devroom</span></a></p>

<p style="font-size:11pt;margin:0px;font-family:Arial;direction:ltr"><b style="font-weight:normal"><br><a href="https://lists.fosdem.org/listinfo/nosql-devroom" style="text-decoration:none"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(17,85,204);background-color:rgb(255,255,255);font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"></span></a></b></p>

<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);background-color:rgb(255,255,255);font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Cheers,</span></p>

<p style="font-size:11pt;margin:0px;font-family:Arial;direction:ltr"><br><span style="vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"></span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);background-color:rgb(255,255,255);font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Carol</span><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"></span></p>

<p style="font-size:11pt;margin:0px;font-family:Arial;direction:ltr"><br></p><p style="font-size:11pt;margin:0px;font-family:Arial;height:11pt;direction:ltr"><img height="54" src="https://docs.google.com/a/10gen.com/document/d/14CGI2rcCJHfT7VbeISDKTqJ2lY5k4XIpv1NcFR_fBW0/pubimage?id=14CGI2rcCJHfT7VbeISDKTqJ2lY5k4XIpv1NcFR_fBW0&image_id=13grp_x7y_uXWcAB-nFt_rCJxbQ4XcfwAHHk7" width="200" style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);"><span style="color:rgb(80,0,80);font-size:10pt"></span></p>

<p style="font-size:11pt;margin:0px;font-family:Arial;height:11pt;direction:ltr"><span style="color:rgb(68,68,68);font-size:10pt;font-family:'Courier New';font-weight:bold">{†</span><span style="color:rgb(68,68,68);font-size:10pt;font-family:'Courier New'">name † † :†</span><span style="color:rgb(68,68,68);font-size:10pt;font-family:'Courier New';font-weight:bold">"Carol Huang",</span><br>

</p><p style="font-size:11pt;margin:0px;font-family:Arial;direction:ltr"><font color="#444444"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:'Courier New';font-weight:bold">††</span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:'Courier New'">title † †: "Community Marketing Manager",</span></font></p>

<p style="font-size:11pt;margin:0px;font-family:Arial"><font color="#444444"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:'Courier New'">† company †: "MongoDB",</span></font></p><p style="font-size:11pt;margin:0px;font-family:Arial;direction:ltr">

<span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:'Courier New'"><font color="#444444">† location : "New York, NY",</font></span></p><p style="font-size:11pt;margin:0px;font-family:Arial;direction:ltr"><font color="#444444"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:'Courier New'">† t</span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:'Courier New'">witter †: ["</span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:'Courier New';text-decoration:underline"><a href="https://twitter.com/mongodb" style="text-decoration:inherit" target="_blank">@MongoDB</a></span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:'Courier New'">"</span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:'Courier New';font-weight:bold">,†</span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:'Courier New'">"</span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:'Courier New';text-decoration:underline"><a href="https://twitter.com/10gen" style="text-decoration:inherit" target="_blank">@</a><a href="https://twitter.com/thisiscaroltoo" target="_blank">thisiscaroltoo</a></span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:'Courier New'">"</span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:'Courier New'">]†</span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:'Courier New';font-weight:bold">}</span></font></p>

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