O'Reilly European Open Source Convention - October 17-20, 2005 - Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Business Track

From the straight-forward to the complex, we tackle them with experienced veterans of open source businesses. This track covers developing nations, business models, the future of open source in Europe, and more.

Tuesday, 18 October 2005

FLOSS use in European government: Survey Results
Rishab Aiyer Ghosh
Time: 16:50 - 17:35
Location: St. John's Room I
Track:  Business

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Wednesday, 19 October 2005

Adoption of Open Source in SMEs: Lessons from the Front Line
Martin King-Turner, Open Source Project Leader, The National Business to Business Centre
Time: 11:35 - 12:20
Location: St. John's Room I
Track:  Business

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Scratching the Five Year Itch
Matthew Langham, Technical Director, S&N AG
Time: 13:30 - 14:15
Location: St. John's Room I
Track:  Business

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Free and Open Source in the Developing World
Danese Cooper, Open Source Diva, Intel and Open Source Initiative
Time: 14:20 - 15:05
Location: St. John's Room I
Track:  Business

The Open Source Industry: Business Models for the Future
Doug Levin, President and CEO, Black Duck Software, Inc.
Time: 16:00 - 16:45
Location: St. John's Room I
Track:  Business

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Europe: Act Two
Donald Rosenberg, president, Stromian Technologies
Time: 16:50 - 17:35
Location: St. John's Room I
Track:  Business



Thursday, 20 October 2005

Business Readiness Rating for Open Source Software
Tony Wasserman, Executive Director, Carnegie Mellon West Center for Open Source Investigation
Murugan Pal, Founder & CTO, SpikeSource
Time: 14:20 - 15:05
Location: Amsterdam Room
Track:  Business





Diamond Sponsors

Computer Associates International Inc., (CA)
IBM

Gold Sponsors

Microsoft

Silver Sponsors

ActiveState
Alfresco
Intel Corporation
LINAGORA
MySQL
Oracle
Red Hat
Sleepycat Software
SpikeSource
Zimbra

Media Sponsors

boing boing
C/C++ Users Journal
Hakin9
OpenSourceMag
Ping Wales
Ping Wales
Security Horizon
Software Developers Journal
Software Network
WebDevMagazine
Wydawnictwo Software

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