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Sponsors

Diamond Sponsors

  • Fotango
  • Intel
  • Microsoft

Gold Sponsors

  • Dell Inc.
  • Hewlett Packard
  • IBM
  • Mozilla Corporation

Silver Sponsors

  • ActiveState
  • Autodesk
  • Google
  • Greenplum
  • Ingres
  • Novell, Inc.
  • NYTimes.com
  • OpSource
  • Rearden Commerce
  • SnapLogic
  • ThoughtWorks
  • Ticketmaster

Sponsors & Exhibitors

For information on exhibition and sponsorship opportunities at the convention, contact Sharon Cordesse

For Media Partnership opportunities, please contact Avila Reese

Download the OSCON Sponsor/Exhibitor Prospectus (PDF).

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Web Applications (client-side and server-side)

You Got JavaScript in My PHP! And...
Rasmus Lerdorf, Yahoo!
Date: Monday, July 23, 2007
Time: 8:30AM - 12:00PM
Location:  Portland 251
Django Master Class
Simon Willison
Jeremy Dunck
Jacob Kaplan-Moss, Lead Developer, Lawrence Journal-World
Date: Monday, July 23, 2007
Time: 1:30PM - 5:00PM
Location:  Portland 251
Learning Ajax
Alex Russell, Project Lead, SitePen
Date: Tuesday, July 24, 2007
Time: 8:30AM - 12:00PM
Location:  Portland 253
Modern Web Development with Python and WSGI
Mark Ramm, Software Developer, Optio Software
Date: Tuesday, July 24, 2007
Time: 8:30AM - 12:00PM
Location:  D136
Practical Design for Web Developers
David Verba, Director of Technology, Adaptive Path
Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Time: 10:45AM - 11:30AM
Location:  D136
Painless Full Text Searching with SOLR
Michael Kimsal
Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Time: 10:45AM - 11:30AM
Location:  D133
RAD with Plone
Richard Amerman, Principal, 7 Tech NW
Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Time: 10:45AM - 11:30AM
Location:  D139-140
The Coming XQuery + XForms XPlosion
Kurt Cagle, Senior Consultant, Metaphorical Web
Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Time: 11:35AM - 12:20PM
Location:  D136
HREF Considered Harmful: Seaside and Rails
Giles Bowkett, Enterprise Rails Developer / Project Manager, Bitscribe
Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Time: 11:35AM - 12:20PM
Location:  D133
Testing and Debugging the Web Tier
Muness Alrubaie, ThoughtWorks, Inc.
Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Time: 1:45PM - 2:30PM
Location:  D136
Mozilla Firefox and the Internet as an Open Platform
Mitchell Baker, CEO, Mozilla Corporation
Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Time: 1:45PM - 2:30PM
Location:  F150
Beautiful and Unique Snowflakes: Cooking with Catalyst
Matt Trout, Technical Director, Shadowcat Systems Limited
Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Time: 1:45PM - 2:30PM
Location:  D133
Making Hard Stuff Fun and Easy with YUI CSS
Vani Raja
Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Time: 2:35PM - 3:20PM
Location:  D136
Hacking with (and on) Gears
Aaron Boodman, Google, Inc.
Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Time: 2:35PM - 3:20PM
Location:  Portland 252
The Atom Publishing Protocol
Joe Gregorio, Senior Software Engineer, IBM
Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Time: 4:30PM - 5:15PM
Location:  D137-138
Apache OFBiz, a Real-world Open Source ERP: Using the Power of Business to Your Benefit
Bruno Souza, NetBeans Community Manager, Sun Microsystems
Ean Schuessler, CTO, Brainfood Media Systems
Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Time: 4:30PM - 5:15PM
Location:  D133
High-performance JavaScript: Why Everything You’ve Been Taught is Wrong
Joseph Smarr, Architect, Plaxo, Inc.
Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Time: 4:30PM - 5:15PM
Location:  D136
High Performance Web Pages
Steve Souders, Yahoo!
Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Time: 5:20PM - 6:05PM
Location:  D136
Windmill: Automated Testing of Your Ajax Web Applications
Mikeal Rogers, QA Development Engineer, Open Source Applications Foundation
Date: Thursday, July 26, 2007
Time: 10:45AM - 11:30AM
Location:  E145
Error Handling in Ajax
Anthony Holdener
Date: Thursday, July 26, 2007
Time: 11:35AM - 12:20PM
Location:  E145
Ajax and Web Services
Mark Pruett, Systems Architect, Dominion Virginia Power
Date: Thursday, July 26, 2007
Time: 1:45PM - 2:30PM
Location:  E145
Ajax and Web Services - Session Notes
Mark Pruett, Systems Architect, Dominion Virginia Power
Date: Thursday, July 26, 2007
Time: 1:45PM - 2:30PM
Location:  E145
RIA Platforms and Open Source
Nathan Torkington, Conference Chair, O'Reilly Media, Inc.
Nandini Ramani, Co-Chair, W3C SVG Working Group, Sun Microsystems
James Ward, Technical Evangelist, Adobe Systems
Date: Thursday, July 26, 2007
Time: 1:45PM - 3:20PM
Location:  Portland 252
Bayeux and CometD: Open Source Comet Infrastructure
Alex Russell, Project Lead, SitePen
Date: Thursday, July 26, 2007
Time: 1:45PM - 2:30PM
Location:  D139-140
Offline Ajax: Taking Large Browser-based Applications Off-line
Kevin Henrikson, Director of Engineering, Zimbra
Date: Thursday, July 26, 2007
Time: 2:35PM - 3:20PM
Location:  E145
Prototype and Object.prototype: JavaScript Power Tools
Amy Hoy, Lead Interaction Designer, Lime Wire, LLC
Date: Thursday, July 26, 2007
Time: 4:30PM - 5:15PM
Location:  E145
Mahara: Putting Thought into ePortfolios
Penny Leach, Catalyst IT
Date: Thursday, July 26, 2007
Time: 4:30PM - 5:15PM
Location:  D136
Tapestry 5: Java Power, Scripting Ease
Howard Lewis Ship, Independent Software Consultant, Tapestry World Domination, Inc.
Date: Thursday, July 26, 2007
Time: 5:20PM - 6:05PM
Location:  D139-140
Rich Internet Application Development for Dummies
Rob Napier, once:technologies
Date: Thursday, July 26, 2007
Time: 5:20PM - 6:05PM
Location:  F151
Updating Your Testing Toolbox
Michael Peters, Developer, Plus Three, LP
Date: Friday, July 27, 2007
Time: 10:45AM - 11:30AM
Location:  Portland 252
Testing with Selenium
Muness Alrubaie, ThoughtWorks, Inc.
Date: Friday, July 27, 2007
Time: 11:35AM - 12:20PM
Location:  Portland 252