[Pdx-pm] Fwd: So Many Events, So Little Time

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Mon Jul 2 16:07:06 PDT 2007

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Subject: So Many Events, So Little Time
Date: Monday 02 July 2007 02:39 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
Portland, Oregon

Coming Up Quickly! The 2007 O'Reilly OSCON Is Happening July 23-27 in
Portland, Oregon. Here's Why You Don't Want To Miss It:

Join more than 2,500 open source developers, gurus, experts, and users
 for five jam-packed days with rousing keynotes, multi-track sessions,
 expert tutorials, and special events, including the O'Reilly Radar
 Executive Briefing.

Register now at:

Can't-miss Keynotes Explain the Present and Explore the Future of Open
Source Software. Included in our stellar line-up are:
-Simon Peyton-Jones, Microsoft Research -- "Transactional Memory for
Concurrent Programming"
-Rick Falkvinge, founder and leader of the Swedish Pirate Party --
"Copyright Regime vs. Civil Liberties"
-Simon Wardley, COO, Fotango -- "Commodization of IT and What the
 Future Holds"
-Phillip Torrone, senior editor, MAKE Magazine "Open Source Hardware: A
Other keynote speakers include Mark Shuttleworth, Ben Fry, Steve Yegge,
Philip Rosedale, Jimmy Wales, James Larsson, and Tim O'Reilly.

See a complete list of speakers and sessions at

O'Reilly Radar: The Executive Briefing
On Tuesday, an all day event not to be missed: The OSCON O'Reilly Radar
Executive Briefing, were Tim O'Reilly and the Radar team examines the
shape of the future of open source. Join us as we explore trends,
companies, and projects that matter today and point to what you'll need
 to know tomorrow. Space is limited and this briefing requires separate
 registration, to learn more please see below:

O'Reilly Booth Activities: Re-Charge your Batteries
Wednesday and Thursday from 10:00AM to 5:00PM come hang out at the
O'Reilly Booth in the exhibit hall. Free coffee, popcorn, wireless,
goodies and promotional items. Relax with the authors, friends and
colleagues, contribute to the poetry wall and more!

Powell's Technical Book Event
On Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: In addition to author appearances
 and signings, Powell's will also be hosting author events at the
 Technical Bookstore. So please don't miss the Powell's booth event
 line up. http://www.powells.com/oscon

Birds of a Feather Sessions
This is an opportunity for face-to-face interaction with those
 interested in the same projects and concepts. Collaborate and share
 new ideas with fellow attendees. BoF's will be available each night
 throughout the week. Start and end times vary so please check the
 daily calendar for details. For more information and to sign up to
 lead a BoF please visit:

Other OSCON Events of Note:


Open Solutions Alliance SSO Hack-A-Thon Tutorial
This event is designed to speed the creation and adoption of
 integrated, interoperable open solutions for business customers.

Meet-n-Geek Another fun opportunity for individuals to meet with new
 and veteran OSCON participants.

Google O'Reilly Open Source Awards, to be announced at the Meet-n-Geek


This event provides an adaptive, open environment where the proceedings
and content are driven by the attendees. This event starts early at
 9:00AM and ends at 6:00PM that evening. For more information please
 visit: http://oscamp.org/

Expo Hall Reception Have a drink and mingle with other OSCON
participants, and see the latest products, projects, services, and
 gadgets from sponsors and exhibitors. From 6:00PM to 7:30PM in exhibit
 hall D. http://conferences.oreillynet.com/cs/os2007/view/e_sess/14360

Google Web Toolkit Hack Session The Google Web Toolkit (GWT) makes it
possible to develop in the Java language and deploy
cross-browser-compliant JavaScript. Come join us for some finger food
 and food for thought as we discuss how GWT works. Bring your laptop
 and be prepared to get your hands dirty with some code. Come early as
 space is limited to 100 people - first come, first served. From 7:30PM
 to 10:00PM in room E145. For details please see below:


SourceForge.net Community Choice Awards  A night of drinks, food,
 prizes, and surprises as we announce the winners of our Second Annual
SourceForge.net Community Choice Awards. Trust us, this will not be
 your typical awards ceremony. Located within walking distance at the
 Jupiter Hotel from 6:00PM to 9:00PM. If you'd like to attend, please
 RSVP by June 29 to: mailto:cca at corp.sourceforge.com.

OSCAMP continues from 9:00AM to 6:00PM in the main convention center.


Closing Event Get Together
Follow the final keynote presentation and say goodbye to colleagues
 over refreshments

Are you convinced yet? We hope to see you in Portland!

The OSCON 2007 Conference Team

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