Emerging Topics

The Emerging Topics track is where Everything Else goes. We find the most promising projects, proposals, and people for your pleasure. Expect everything from robotics and intellectual property issues to languages gaining buzz and useful things that didn't fit anywhere else.

Monday Afternoon July 24, 2006

Face 2 Face: Processes for OS Communities
Kaliya Hamlin, Identity Woman
Time: 1:30PM - 5:00PM
Location: D137-138
Track:  Emerging Topics

Asterisk Inside and Out
Brian Capouch, Assistant Professor, Computer Science, Saint Joseph's College
Time: 1:30PM - 5:00PM
Location: E143-144
Track:  Emerging Topics

Tuesday Morning July 25, 2006

Just Enough Intellectual Property Law to Manage an Open Source Project
Cliff Schmidt, Vice President of Legal Affairs, Apache Software Foundation
Time: 8:30AM - 12:00PM
Location: D139-140
Track:  Emerging Topics

Rolling Your Own Google Maps
Scott Davis, Principle, DavisWorld Consulting
Time: 1:30PM - 5:00PM
Location: Portland 253
Track:  Emerging Topics

Wednesday, July 26, 2006

O'Reilly Radar
Tim O'Reilly, Founder and CEO, O'Reilly Media, Inc.
Time: 9:00AM - 9:15AM
Location: Portland Ballroom
Track:  Emerging Topics

Open Source, APIs, and the Summer of Code at Google
Chris DiBona, Open Source Programs Manager, Google, Inc.
Time: 10:45AM - 11:30AM
Location: E143-144
Track:  Emerging Topics

Open Technology Development: Open Source and the U.S. Government
John Scott, OSD/AS&C, Open Technology Development Concept, RadiantBlue Technologies
Time: 10:45AM - 11:30AM
Location: D136
Track:  Emerging Topics

Journalism via Computer Programming
Adrian Holovaty, Editor of editorial innovations, Django
Time: 10:45AM - 11:30AM
Location: D133
Track:  Emerging Topics

Nothing But (Ingy döt) Net
Brian Ingerson, Free Agent, Social Text, Inc.
Time: 1:45PM - 2:30PM
Location: Portland 256
Track:  Emerging Topics

The Semasiology of Open Source (Part III)
Robert "r0ml" Lefkowitz, Vice President, Chief Information Architect, and Head of Risk Management Technology, Asurion
Time: 2:35PM - 3:20PM
Location: E143-144
Track:  Emerging Topics

Lightning States of
Josh Berkus, PostgreSQL Lead, Sun Microsystems
Donnie Berkholz, Developer, Gentoo
Craig Russell, Sun Microsystems, Inc.
Corey Shields, Lead Systems Engineer, OSU Open Source Lab
Louis Suarez-Potts, Community Manager, OpenOffice.org/CollabNet
David Van Couvering, Senior Staff Software Engineer, Sun Microsystems, Inc.
Jeff Waugh, Consultant, Gnome/Waugh Partners
Time: 4:30PM - 5:15PM
Location: Portland 252
Track:  Emerging Topics

Puppet: An Operating System Abstraction and Automation Framework
Luke Kanies, Founder, Reductive Labs
Time: 4:30PM - 5:15PM
Location: D135
Track:  Emerging Topics

The Best and Worst of Open Source Business Tactics
Cliff Schmidt, Vice President of Legal Affairs, Apache Software Foundation
Time: 4:30PM - 5:15PM
Location: E143-144
Track:  Emerging Topics

Lightning States of (con't)
Josh Berkus, PostgreSQL Lead, Sun Microsystems
Time: 5:20PM - 6:05PM
Location: Portland 252
Track:  Emerging Topics

Open Source Voting
Arthur Keller, University of California, Santa Cruz
David Mertz, CTO, Open Voting Consortium
Time: 5:20PM - 6:05PM
Location: F150
Track:  Emerging Topics

Firefox Flicks Screening
Asa Dotzler, Community Coordinator, Mozilla Foundation
Time: 8:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: Portland Ballroom
Track:  Emerging Topics

Thursday, July 27, 2006

The (Surprising) History of Copyright, and What It Means for Open Source
Karl Fogel, QuestionCopyright.org
Time: 10:45AM - 11:30AM
Location: D137-138
Track:  Emerging Topics

What Happens When the Money Comes?
Danese Cooper, Open Source Diva, Intel and Open Source Initiative
Mitchell Baker, CEO, Mozilla Corporation
Geir Magnusson
Tim O'Reilly, Founder and CEO, O'Reilly Media, Inc.
David Recordon, Open Platforms Tech Lead, Six Apart
Susan Wu, Principal, Charles River Ventures
Time: 10:45AM - 11:30AM
Location: D135
Track:  Business , Emerging Topics

DVR Happiness: Gluing MythTV and TiVo Together with Galleon
Kees Cook, Ubuntu Software Engineer, Canonical Ltd.
Time: 11:35AM - 12:20PM
Location: D137-138
Track:  Emerging Topics

A Google Service for the Open Source Community
Greg Stein, Uber Tech Lead/Manager, Google
Time: 1:45PM - 2:30PM
Location: D139-140
Track:  Emerging Topics

Software Libre: FOSS in Venezuela
Jeff Zucker, CIO, Virtual Production Services LLC
Alejandro Imass, Consultant, SOLVE
Lino Ramirez, Sessional Professor, The King's University College
Time: 4:30PM - 5:15PM
Location: F151
Track:  Emerging Topics

OSS Project Press Relations
Josh Berkus, PostgreSQL Lead, Sun Microsystems
Time: 5:20PM - 6:05PM
Location: Portland 255
Track:  Emerging Topics

Ubuntu: Community Building for Human Beings
Jeff Waugh, Consultant, Gnome/Waugh Partners
Time: 5:20PM - 6:05PM
Location: D137-138
Track:  Emerging Topics

The Art of Community
Dawn Foster, Director of Developer Relations, Jive Software
Mitchell Baker, CEO, Mozilla Corporation
Josh Bancroft, Intel
Zaheda Bhorat, Manager, Open Source Programs, Google
Danese Cooper, Open Source Diva, Intel and Open Source Initiative
Karl Fogel, QuestionCopyright.org
Zak Greant, Director, Free Software and Open Source, eZ systems
Geir Magnusson
Time: 5:20PM - 6:05PM
Location: Portland 251
Track:  Emerging Topics

Friday, July 28, 2006

The Washington Bridge and Other Public Structures
Carl Malamud, CTO, Center for American Progress
Time: 9:30AM - 9:45AM
Location: Portland Ballroom
Track:  Emerging Topics

Making Things Move: Finding Inappropriate Uses for Scripting Languages
Jonathan Oxer, Technical Director, Internet Vision Technologies
Time: 10:45AM - 11:30AM
Location: F150
Track:  Emerging Topics

Jabber: The State of the Bulb
Time: 10:45AM - 11:30AM
Location: Portland 255
Track:  Emerging Topics

Practical OpenID
David Recordon, Open Platforms Tech Lead, Six Apart
Brian Ellin, Software Engineer, JanRain, Inc.
Time: 10:45AM - 11:30AM
Location: D137-138
Track:  Emerging Topics

Free Calls, Free Software
David Bitton, CEO, Wengo
Time: 11:35AM - 12:20PM
Location: Portland 252
Track:  Emerging Topics

Hacking Your House with VoIP
Brian Aker, Director of Architecture, MySQL AB
Time: 11:35AM - 12:20PM
Location: F151
Track:  Emerging Topics

Cosmo and Scooby: Standards-based Open Source Calendaring
brian moseley, Server Engineer, OSAF
Matthew Eernisse, Web Development Engineer, Open Source Applications Foundation
Bobby Rullo, Developer, Open Source Applications Foundation
Time: 11:35AM - 12:20PM
Location: E143-144
Track:  Emerging Topics

Making Tech Documentaries
Jason Scott, Curator, TEXTFILES.COM
Time: 11:35AM - 12:20PM
Location: D139-140
Track:  Emerging Topics