[Pdx-pm] Fwd: OSCON Early Registration Ends June 4--Register Now

The Dread Parrot scratchcomputing at gmail.com
Thu May 24 15:11:11 PDT 2007

In previous years, there has been a stacked-discount for registering 
with the usergroup code ("os07pdxug") + the early bird.  I'm guessing 
that still applies this year.


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Subject: OSCON Early Registration Ends June 4--Register Now
Date: Thursday 24 May 2007 02:09 pm
From: "O'Reilly Open Source Convention" <conf-admin at oreilly.com>
To: ewilhelm at cpan.org

O'Reilly Open Source Convention
July 23-27, 2007 in Portland, Oregon

Get a Heads Up from Open Source Innovators--
Do It Before June 4 and Save $300!

The ninth annual O'Reilly Open Source Convention (OSCON) takes place
 July 23-27 in Portland, Oregon. You can join more than 2500 open
 source developers, gurus, experts and users for five days of
 wall-to-wall sessions, tutorials, and events, including the O'Reilly
 Radar Executive Briefing.

=== Early Registration Discount Ends June 4!
There are just a few days left to save up to $300. Sign up now at
http://conferences.oreillynet.com/pub/w/58/register.html, where you'll
find details about other discounts and attendance packages.

=== Get a Front Row Seat at the O'Reilly Radar Executive Briefing
Led by Tim O'Reilly and the Radar team, this all-day event on Tuesday,
July 24, brings together industry innovators and entrepreneurs in the
forefront of open source software and related technologies--the people
 who are changing our thinking right now. More about conversation than
 formal presentation, the Executive Briefing is intimate by design, so
 those attending have the opportunity to meet these passionate, smart,
 wildly innovative people, who will share their ideas and experiences.
 You'll come away from the day inspired and energized, ready to apply
 what you've learned to your own business. Seating is limited, so
 register early to be sure you're a part of this amazing day:

=== The Big Picture of Open Source
This year's keynote line-up includes some of the most creative thinkers
 in the open source community: Damian Conway, Thoughtstream; Robert
 Lefkowitz, Asurion; Rasmus Lerdorf, Yahoo!; Howard Lewis Ship,
 Tapestry World Domination; Marten Mickos, MySQL AB; Vik Olliver,
 RepRap and Diamond Age Solutions; Simon Peyton-Jones, Microsoft; Mark
 Shuttleworth, Canonical and Ubuntu; Guido van Rossum, Python and
 Google; Larry Wall, Perl; and Simon Willison.

=== More than 400 Sessions and Tutorials in 15 Tracks
Sessions focusing on proven successes and newly-developed technology
 are organized in tracks for Administration, Databases, Desktop
 Applications, Emerging Topics, Java, Linus, People, Perl, PHP,
 Programming, Python, Ruby, Security, Web Applications, and Windoww,
="Everything I Needed To Know To Be a Successful Linux Kernel Developer
 I Learned in Kindergarten," Kristen Accardi, Intel Open Source
 Technology Center
="How To Herd Cats and Influence People," Jono Bacon, Canonical
="Mozilla Firefox and the Internet as an Open Platform," Mitchell
 Baker, Mozilla
="The Myths of Innovation," Scott Berkun, University of Washington
="Subversion Worst Practices," Ben Collins-Sussman, Google Open Source
Program Office
="Design Patterns in the Architecture of Participation," Schuyler Erle,
freelance software developer and activist
="What's In It for Me? How Your Company Can Benefit from Open Sourcing
Code," Brian W. Fitzpatrick, Google
="Making Linux Work on Your Laptop," Matthew Garrett
="Using Puppet To Manage Your Network," Luke Kanies, Reductive Labs
="People Hacks," Adam Keys, The Real Adam
="Developing for Mac OS X with Ruby," Sansonetti Laurent, Apple
="Making Hard Stuff Fun and Easy with YUI CSS," Vani Raja
="Mind Like Water: The Path to Perl Bliss," Peter Scott
="High Performance JavaScript: Why Everything You've Been Taught Is
Wrong," Joseph Smarr, Plaxo
="Cache That!" Gopal Vijayaraghavan, Yahoo!
="Kitchen Sink Language," Peter von der Ahe, Sun Microsystems

And that's just a very small sample! See a complete list of speakers
 and sessions at:

For the schedule of tutorials, visit:

If Ubuntu is your passion, Ubuntu Live--the very first official
 conference dedicated to all things Ubuntu--is happening in conjunction
 with OSCON, July 22-24. OSCON attendees receive a 30% discount on
 Ubuntu Live registration fees! Read more about Ubuntu Live at:

We hope to see you there.

The OSCON 2007 Team

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information on discounts and registration options, go to

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