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From Grant Ingersoll <>
Subject CFP for Lucene Revolution Conference, Boston, MA October 7 & 8 2010
Date Mon, 17 May 2010 12:43:39 GMT
Lucene Revolution Call For Participation - Boston, Massachusetts October 7 & 8, 2010
The first US conference dedicated to Apache Lucene and Solr is coming to Boston, October 7
& 8, 2010. The conference is sponsored by Lucid Imagination with additional support from
community and other commercial co‐sponsors. The audience will include those experienced
Solr and Lucene application development, along with those experienced in other enterprise
search technologies interested becoming more familiar with Solr and Lucene technologies and
the opportunities they present. 

We are soliciting 45‐minute presentations for the conference.

Key Dates:
May 12, 2010         Call For Participation Open
June 23, 2010        Call For Participation Closes
June 28, 2010        Speaker Acceptance/Rejection Notification
October 5‐6, 2010  Lucene and Solr Pre‐conference Training Sessions
October 7‐8, 2010  Conference Sessions

Topics of interest include:
Lucene and Solr in the Enterprise (case studies, implementation, return on investment, etc.)
 “How We Did It” Development Case Studies
Spatial/Geo search
 Lucene and Solr in the Cloud (Deployment cases as well as tutorials)
Scalability and Performance Tuning
Large Scale Search
Real Time Search
Data Integration/Data Management
Lucene & Solr for Mobile Applications

All accepted speakers will qualify for discounted conference admission. Financial assistance
is available for speakers that qualify.

To submit a 45‐minute presentation proposal, please send an email to
with Subject containing: <your name>, Topic <your session title> containing the
following information in plain text.

If you have more than one topic proposed, send a separate email. Do not attach Word or other
text file documents.

Return all fields completed as follows:
1.    Your full name, title, and organization 
2.    Contact information, including your address, email, phone number 
3.    The name of your proposed session (keep your title simple, interesting, and relevant
to the topic) 
4.    A 75‐200 word overview of your presentation; in addition to the topic, describe whether
presentation is intended as a tutorial, description of an implementation, an theoretical/academic
discussion, etc. 
5.    A 100‐200‐word speaker bio that includes prior conference speaking or related experience
To be considered, proposals must be received by 12 Midnight PDT Wednesday, June 23, 2010.

Please email any general questions regarding the conference to
To be added to the conference mailing list, please email If your
organization is interested in sponsorship opportunities, email

We look forward to seeing you in Boston!
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