OSCON 2008 will happen July 21-25, 2008 in Portland, Oregon.
Join over 2,500 open source developers, gurus, experts, and users July 23-27, 2007 in Portland, Oregon for OSCON 2007. This year's convention will include 40 tutorials that go deep into the technology behind open source innovations and over 400 sessions focusing on Administration, Business, Databases, Emerging Topics, Java, Linux, People, Perl, PHP, Programming, Python, Ruby, Security, Web Applications, and much more. OSCON 2007 will also feature the latest edition of the O'Reilly Radar: The Executive Briefing, hosted by Tim O'Reilly, an opportunity to meet with the most influential minds guiding the business of open source.
OSCON tutorials coincide with Ubuntu Live--the first official event for the global Ubuntu community--for those looking to delve further into all that Ubuntu has to offer.
XMPP Standards Foundation Peter Saint-Andre is Executive Director of the XMPP Standards Foundation (XSF), Director of Standards at Jabber Inc., editor of the XMPP RFCs, and author of numerous XMPP protocol extensions.more
Guido van Rossum
Creator of Python Guido van Rossum is the creator of Python, one of the major programming languages on and off the web. The Python community refers to him as the BDFL (Benevolent Dictator For Life), a title ...more
MySQL AB Mårten Mickos, CEO of MySQL, brings a strong track record of leadership in global high-tech companies to MySQL AB. Prior to joining MySQL in 2001, Mickos was CEO at MatchON Sports, which he grew ...more
Google, Inc. Chris DiBona is the Open Source Programs Manager at Google, Inc. He is responsible for a number of programs including the Summer of Code, open source license compliance and releasing open source software on ...more
Alfresco Software Matt Asay is VP of Business Development for Alfresco. Prior to Alfresco Asay co-founded Novell's Linux Business Office, founded the Open Source Business Conference, and ran embedded Linux vendor Lineo's Network & Communications ...more
Yahoo! Rasmus Lerdorf is known for having gotten the PHP project off the ground in 1995, the mod_info Apache module, and he can be blamed for the ANSI92 SQL-defying LIMIT clause in mSQL 1.x which ...more
Robert "r0ml" Lefkowitz
Asurion r0ml is an software architect and systems designer with over thirty years of experience. For two decades, r0ml worked on Wall Street, developing market data, trading, risk management, and quantitative analysis systems. More recently, ...more
SuSE Labs / Novell Greg Kroah-Hartman is the current Linux kernel maintainer for more driver subsystems than he wants to admit, along with the driver core, sysfs, kobject, kref, and debugfs code as well as being one half ...more
Peter Saint-Andre, XMPP Standards Foundation
Guido van Rossum, Creator of Python
Mårten Mickos, MySQL AB
Chris DiBona, Google, Inc.
Matt Asay, Alfresco Software
Rasmus Lerdorf, Yahoo!
Robert "r0ml" Lefkowitz, Asurion
Greg Kroah-Hartman, SuSE Labs / Novell
More than 400 sessions designed to build inspiration as much as know-how, focusing on Linux, PHP, Perl, Python, Ruby, Java, Databases, Desktop Applications, Web Applications, and much more
40 tutorials go deep into the technology behind open source innovations
O'Reilly Radar: The Executive Briefing, an opportunity to meet with the most influential minds guiding the business of open source
Over 2500 open source developers, gurus, experts, and users under one roof
An Expo Hall featuring the newest products and projects to help you work smarter and connect to your community
Fun evening (and late-into-the-night) events, Birds of a Feather sessions, and networking opportunities