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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

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People

Open Solutions Alliance SSO Hack-a-thon Tutorial
Date: Tuesday, July 24, 2007
Time: 1:30PM - 5:00PM
Location:  E146
How to Herd Cats and Influence People
Jono Bacon, Ubuntu Community Manager, Canonical
Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Time: 10:45AM - 11:30AM
Location:  F151
Recent Research on Community Participation in Software Documentation
Andy Oram, Editor, O'Reilly Media, Inc.
Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Time: 11:35AM - 12:20PM
Location:  F151
Open Solutions Alliance Hack-a-thon
Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Time: 1:45PM - 6:00PM
Location:  Exhibit Hall E
Hello? Is There a User in the House?
Amy Hoy, Lead Interaction Designer, Lime Wire, LLC
Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Time: 2:35PM - 3:20PM
Location:  F151
Applying Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs to Technology
Rolf Skyberg, Disruptive Innovator, eBay, Inc.
Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Time: 4:30PM - 5:15PM
Location:  F151
Design Patterns in the Architecture of Participation
Schuyler Erle, MetaCarta
Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Time: 5:20PM - 6:05PM
Location:  F151
Techniques for Managing Distributed Software Development, Around the World
Gary Long, SVP for Product Development, EnterpriseDB Corp.
Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Time: 5:20PM - 6:05PM
Location:  D133
How to Protect Your Open Source Project from Poisonous People
Ben Collins-Sussman, Software Engineer, Google
Brian W. Fitzpatrick, Software Engineer, Google, Inc.
Date: Thursday, July 26, 2007
Time: 10:45AM - 11:30AM
Location:  E143-144
People Hacks
Adam Keys
Date: Thursday, July 26, 2007
Time: 11:35AM - 12:20PM
Location:  E143-144
When Interface Design Attacks!
Amy Hoy, Lead Interaction Designer, Lime Wire, LLC
Date: Thursday, July 26, 2007
Time: 1:45PM - 2:30PM
Location:  E143-144
Open Solutions Alliance Hack-a-thon
Date: Thursday, July 26, 2007
Time: 1:45PM - 6:00PM
Location:  Exhibit Hall E
Accessibility for Web 2.0
Eric David, Senior Developer, Right Media
Date: Thursday, July 26, 2007
Time: 2:35PM - 3:20PM
Location:  E143-144
Art of Community
Dawn Foster, Director of Developer Relations, Jive Software
Danese Cooper, Open Source Diva, Intel and Open Source Initiative
Karl Fogel, QuestionCopyright.org
Sulamita Garcia, Intel
Jimmy Wales, Chairman of the Board, Wikia, Inc
Whurley
Date: Thursday, July 26, 2007
Time: 4:30PM - 5:15PM
Location:  E143-144
What Do You Mean, Marketing? Promoting Open Source Projects
Joe Brockmeier, Editorial Director, OSTG
Date: Thursday, July 26, 2007
Time: 5:20PM - 6:05PM
Location:  E143-144
The MySQL Architecture of Participation
Kaj Arnö, VP Community, MySQL AB
Date: Thursday, July 26, 2007
Time: 5:20PM - 6:05PM
Location:  F150
Hack Your Manager
Peter Scott, Owner, Pacific Systems Design Technologies
Date: Friday, July 27, 2007
Time: 10:45AM - 11:30AM
Location:  D139-140
The Economic Impact of FLOSS
Rishab Ghosh, Senior Researcher, United Nations University - UNU MERIT
Date: Friday, July 27, 2007
Time: 11:35AM - 12:20PM
Location:  D135