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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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BoFs (Birds of a Feather)

Open Source in Education
Date: Monday, July 23, 2007
Time: 5:30PM - 6:30PM
Location:  D136
Birds of a Feather (BoF) Sessions
Date: Monday, July 23, 2007
Time: 5:30PM - 9:30PM
GPG/PGP Key Signing Fest and CACert SSL Extravaganza
Date: Monday, July 23, 2007
Time: 5:30PM - 6:30PM
Location:  D137-138
Concurrency-Oriented Programming With Erlang
Date: Monday, July 23, 2007
Time: 6:30PM - 7:30PM
Location:  D135
Python Advocacy
Date: Monday, July 23, 2007
Time: 6:30PM - 7:30PM
Location:  D139-140
SilverStripe Open Source CMS as an example of Open Source projects in New Zealand
Date: Monday, July 23, 2007
Time: 6:30PM - 7:30PM
Location:  D137-138
Women at Open Source Community
Date: Monday, July 23, 2007
Time: 6:30PM - 7:30PM
Location:  D136
Perl Trainers
Date: Monday, July 23, 2007
Time: 7:30PM - 8:30PM
Location:  D136
Birds of a Feather (BoF) Sessions
Date: Tuesday, July 24, 2007
Time: 5:30PM - 7:30PM
"Simple Ways To Be A Better Programmer" Discussion
Date: Tuesday, July 24, 2007
Time: 5:30PM - 6:30PM
Location:  D135
O'Reilly Innovators: A new engagement with content creators
Date: Tuesday, July 24, 2007
Time: 5:30PM - 6:30PM
Location:  D136
Technology Community Leader Meetup
Date: Tuesday, July 24, 2007
Time: 5:30PM - 7:30PM
Location:  D137-138
OSI Design Thinking Tutorial
Date: Tuesday, July 24, 2007
Time: 5:30PM - 6:30PM
Location:  D139-140
(Re)Designing the OSI: an Interactive Public Meeting
Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Time: 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Location:  Portland 252
Scrum War Stories
Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Time: 7:30PM - 8:30PM
Location:  D136
GPLv3 for People Who Aren't Lawyers
Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Time: 7:30PM - 8:30PM
Location:  D135
Birds of a Feather (BoF) Sessions
Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Time: 7:30PM - 10:30PM
On Exploiting Parallelism: Four Challenges
Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Time: 7:30PM - 8:30PM
Location:  D139-140
Using symfony, a PHP web framework
Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Time: 7:30PM - 8:30PM
Location:  E141
Open Source Benchmarks for Open Source DBMS
Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Time: 7:30PM - 8:30PM
Location:  E142
Using Amazon Webservices EC2/S3/SQS for computing on large data sets
Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Time: 7:30PM - 8:30PM
Location:  F150
Perl::Critic: what next?
Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Time: 7:30PM - 8:30PM
Location:  E143-144
Virtual Networks – the pros and cons of building networks in software
Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Time: 8:30PM - 9:30PM
Location:  E142
Shaping the Web Future of the Newspaper
Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Time: 8:30PM - 9:30PM
Location:  E143-144
Plone 3.0
Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Time: 8:30PM - 9:30PM
Location:  D136
Beer, Pizza, and Dolphins - The MySQL Community BoF
Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Time: 8:30PM - 9:30PM
Location:  D137-138
Free Software Activism
Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Time: 8:30PM - 9:30PM
Location:  D135
Python Birds of a Feather
Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Time: 8:30PM - 9:30PM
Location:  D139-140
Caching for fun and profit
Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Time: 8:30PM - 9:30PM
Location:  E141
Business Collaboration - Rod Beckstrom
Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Time: 8:30PM - 9:30PM
Location:  F150
PostgreSQL Community Update
Date: Thursday, July 26, 2007
Time: 7:30PM - 8:30PM
Location:  D135
Open Source Full Text Search
Date: Thursday, July 26, 2007
Time: 7:30PM - 8:30PM
Location:  D139-140
Tapestry: New and Noteworthy
Date: Thursday, July 26, 2007
Time: 7:30PM - 8:30PM
Location:  D136
Birds of a Feather (BoF) Sessions
Date: Thursday, July 26, 2007
Time: 7:30PM - 10:30PM
Geek Herding on a Shoestring
Date: Thursday, July 26, 2007
Time: 7:30PM - 8:30PM
Location:  D137-138
Chandler Project BOF
Date: Thursday, July 26, 2007
Time: 7:30PM - 8:30PM
Location:  E141
Parallel Computing on the PS3 Cell Processor
Date: Thursday, July 26, 2007
Time: 7:30PM - 8:30PM
Location:  E143-144
Perl 5 Wikithon
Date: Thursday, July 26, 2007
Time: 7:30PM - 8:30PM
Location:  E145
Get Involved with Mozilla
Date: Thursday, July 26, 2007
Time: 7:30PM - 8:30PM
Location:  E142
Big 4 vs. Little 4 (Enterprise Systems Management)
Date: Thursday, July 26, 2007
Time: 7:30PM - 8:30PM
Location:  F150
Intro to Plone
Date: Thursday, July 26, 2007
Time: 8:30PM - 9:30PM
Location:  D136
The Google Summer of Code Community Gathering
Date: Thursday, July 26, 2007
Time: 8:30PM - 9:30PM
Location:  D137-138
OpenMoko: The open source cellphone
Date: Thursday, July 26, 2007
Time: 8:30PM - 9:30PM
Location:  D135