O'Reilly Open Source Convention - August 1-5, 2005 - Portland, Oregon
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Keynotes

Wednesday | Thursday | Friday

Wednesday, August 3

Welcome!
Nathan Torkington, Conference Chair, O'Reilly Media, Inc.
Location: Portland Ballroom
Time: 8:30am - 8:45am

Trends in the Open Source Marketplace
Nathan Torkington, Conference Chair, O'Reilly Media, Inc.
Tim O'Reilly, Founder and CEO, O'Reilly Media, Inc.
Location: Portland Ballroom
Time: 8:45am - 9:00am
Track: Keynotes

From DIY to DIT: Building on the Architecture of Participation
Kim Polese, CEO, SpikeSource
Location: Portland Ballroom
Time: 9:00am - 9:15am
Track: Keynotes

Open Source as Commoditization and Cost-optimization of Legacy Software
Andrew Morton, OSDL
Location: Portland Ballroom
Time: 9:15am - 9:30am
Track: Keynotes

Open Source at Yahoo!
Jeremy D. Zawodny, Technical Yahoo, Yahoo! Inc.
Location: Portland Ballroom
Time: 9:30am - 9:45am
Track: Keynotes

Interview with Jonathan Schwartz
Jonathan Schwartz, President and Chief Executive Officer, Sun Microsystems, Inc.
Location: Portland Ballroom
Time: 9:45am - 10:15am
Track: Keynotes


Thursday, August 4

Conference Announcements
Nathan Torkington, Conference Chair, O'Reilly Media, Inc.
Location: Portland Ballroom
Time: 8:30am - 8:45am
Track: Keynotes

TCP/IP and Shipping Containers
Nick Gall, MetaGroup
Location: Portland Ballroom
Time: 8:45am - 9:00am
Track: Keynotes
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High Order Bit: Secrets Behind Ruby on Rails
David Heinemeier Hansson
Location: Portland Ballroom
Time: 9:00am - 9:15am
Track: Keynotes

Enterprise IT: Open Source Powerhouse
Kartik Subbarao, Global Lead for the Open Source and Linux Technology Profession, Hewlett Packard
Location: Portland Ballroom
Time: 9:15am - 9:30am
Track: Keynotes
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Computational Origami: From Flapping Birds to Space Telescopes
Robert Lang
Location: Portland Ballroom
Time: 9:30am - 9:45am
Track: Keynotes

Interview: Mitchell Baker
Mitchell Baker, CEO, Mozilla Corporation
Location: Portland Ballroom
Time: 9:45am - 10:00am
Track: Keynotes

Identity 2.0
Dick Hardt, Founder and CEO, Sxip Identity
Location: Portland Ballroom
Time: 10:00am - 10:15am
Track: Keynotes


Friday, August 5

Conference Announcements
Nathan Torkington, Conference Chair, O'Reilly Media, Inc.
Location: Portland Ballroom
Time: 8:30am - 8:45am
Track: Keynotes

Linux - In Search of the Desktop
Asa Dotzler, Community Coordinator, Mozilla Foundation
Location: Portland Ballroom
Time: 8:45am - 9:15am
Track: Keynotes

Open Source Biology
Drew Endy, Assistant Professor, MIT Biological Engineering
Location: Portland Ballroom
Time: 9:15am - 9:30am
Track: Keynotes

Open Source Licensing Issues
Tony Gaughan, Senior VP of Product Development, Computer Associates
Location: Portland Ballroom
Time: 9:30am - 9:45am
Track: Keynotes
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On Evil
Danny O'Brien, editor, Need To Know
Location: Portland Ballroom
Time: 9:45am - 10:00am
Track: Keynotes

Howtoons
Saul Griffith, Howtoons
Location: Portland Ballroom
Time: 10:00am - 10:15am
Track: Keynotes

Closing Session
Nathan Torkington, Conference Chair, O'Reilly Media, Inc.
Miguel de Icaza, Novell
Location: Portland Ballroom
Time: 12:45pm - 1:30pm
Track: Keynotes


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