O'Reilly Open Source Convention - August 1-5, 2005 - Portland, Oregon
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Hear real world examples and case studies from our OSCON Sponsors. Meet and engage representatives from HP, SpikeSource, Computer Associates, Sun Microsystems, Novell and others.

Tuesday, August 2

NetBeans IDE 4.1 Development
Tim Boudreau, Developer, Sun Microsystems/NetBeans Open Source Project

Time: 8:30am - 12:00pm
Track: Products & Services

OpenSolaris Development with Dynamic Tracing (DTrace)
Bryan Cantrill, Senior Staff Engineer, Sun Microsystems

Time: 1:30pm - 5:00pm
Track: Products & Services


Wednesday, August 3

SWIK: A Free Service for Open Source Developers
Alex Bosworth, Program Manager, SourceLabs
Location: D139-140
Time: 11:35am - 12:20pm
Track: Products & Services

Yahoo! Web Services and Yahoo! Widgets (aka Konfabulator)
Jeffrey McManus, CEO, Approver.com

Time: 11:35am - 12:20pm
Track: Products & Services

Extending Nagios for Enterprise IT Monitoring
Thomas Stocking, CTO, GroundWork
Location: D139-140
Time: 1:45pm - 2:30pm
Track: Products & Services

Oracle and PHP: Current Strategy and Directions
Richard Rendell, Senior Director, Oracle

Time: 1:45pm - 2:30pm
Track: Products & Services

Rapidly Building Web 2.0 Apps on Enterprise LAMP
Peter Yared, Founder and CEO, ActiveGrid

Time: 2:35pm - 3:20pm
Track: Products & Services

Writing, Reviewing, and Instigating O'Reilly Books: Will, Skill and Time
Mike Hendrickson, Associate Publisher, O'Reilly Media, Inc.
Location: D139-140
Time: 2:35pm - 3:20pm
Track: Products & Services

Participatory Testing
Shao Fang, Director of Productization and Testing, SpikeSource, Inc.
Glen Martin, Director of Product Management, SpikeSource, Inc.

Time: 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Track: Products & Services

Hacking Books with Safari Web Services
Chip Pettibone
Paul Bausch, Author, Amazon Hacks
Location: D139-140
Time: 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Track: Products & Services

Remix your textbook with SafariU
CJ Rayhill, CIO, O'Reilly Media, Inc.
Location: D139-140
Time: 5:20pm - 6:05pm
Track: Products & Services

Creating Your Own Private Internet Networks with JXTA(TM) Technology
Mohamed Abdelaziz, Sun Microsystems, Inc.

Time: 5:20pm - 6:05pm
Track: Products & Services


Thursday, August 4

Emerging Platform Technologies and Usages
Mark Skarpness, Software Technologist, Open Source Technology Center, Intel Corporation
Location: D139-140
Time: 10:45am - 11:30am
Track: Products & Services
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Enterprise Linux Software Development and Porting
Darren R. Davis, Linux Developer Evangelist, Novell Strategic Partner Engineering

Time: 10:45am - 11:30am
Track: Products & Services

Customizing Mac OS X Using Open Source
Kevin van Vechten, Core Team Member, Open Darwin Project, Apple Computers, Inc.
Location: D139-140
Time: 11:35am - 12:20pm
Track: Products & Services
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The DNA of a Commercial Open Source Software Business Model
John Roberts, Co-Founder and CEO, SugarCRM

Time: 11:35am - 12:20pm
Track: Products & Services

What’s in Your Code? Where’d It Come From?
Palle Pedersen, CTO, Black Duck Software

Time: 1:45pm - 2:30pm
Track: Products & Services

Web Services Comes of Age with Covalent Technologies
Mark A. Brewer, CEO, Covalent
Sanjiva Weerawarana, Chairman & Executive Director, Lanka Software Foundation, CEO, Serendib Systems
Location: D139-140
Time: 1:45pm - 2:30pm
Track: Products & Services

Win-Win: Promoting Open Source Success to Promote Customer Success
Dayne Medlyn, Technical Lead for the Linux Reference Architecture Program, Hewlett Packard

Time: 2:35pm - 3:20pm
Track: Products & Services

Open Source IP Management & Compliance 101
Mark Tolliver, CEO, Palamida
Location: D139-140
Time: 2:35pm - 3:20pm
Track: Products & Services

HP Open Source Printing Software
John Oleinik, Linux Printing Program Manager, Hewlett Packard
Location: D139-140
Time: 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Track: Products & Services
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Cloudscape, Apache and PHP on Linux- A Winning Combination
Kevin Czap, Software Engineer, IBM developerWorks

Time: 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Track: Products & Services

Introducing the Alfresco Enterprise Content Management System
Paul Holmes-Higgin, Chief Scientist, Alfresco
Location: D139-140
Time: 5:20pm - 6:05pm
Track: Products & Services

The Future of Firefox as a Platform: A Panel Discussion
David Ascher, Chief Technologist, ActiveState
Aaron Boodman, Google, Inc.
Shane Caraveo, Senior Developer, ActiveState
Ian McKellar, Flock
Mike Shaver, Director of Ecosystem Development, Mozilla Corporation

Time: 5:20pm - 6:05pm
Track: Products & Services


Friday, August 5

Rethinking Daemon Management: Darwin's launchd
Dave Zarzycki, Lead Developer, Launchd, Apple Computers, Inc.
Location: D139-140
Time: 10:45am - 11:30am
Track: Products & Services

The Do-It-Yourself Mindset
Phillip Torrone, Senior Editor, MAKE Magazine

Time: 10:45am - 11:30am
Track: Products & Services

Terabyte Scaling of the Ingres DBMS
David Salch, CTO, DATAllegro, Inc.

Time: 11:35am - 12:20pm
Track: Products & Services

Applying the Power of Patterns to Java Build Infrastructures
Jason van Zyl, Maven Project Lead and Chief Architect, Mergere
Location: D139-140
Time: 11:35am - 12:20pm
Track: Products & Services


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Diamond Sponsors

Computer Associates International Inc., (CA)
Hewlett Packard
SpikeSource
Sun Microsystems

Platinum Sponsors

Novell, Inc.

Gold Sponsors

ActiveState
IBM
Ticketmaster

Silver Sponsors

ActiveGrid
Alfresco
Black Duck Software
CollabNet
Covalent Technologies
Google
GroundWork Open Source Solutions
Intel Corporation
Mergere, Inc.
Microsoft
Oracle
Palamida
SourceLabs
SugarCRM
Yahoo! Inc.
Zend Technologies, Inc.

Media Sponsors

boing boing
C/C++ Users Journal
DevtownStation News
Digital ID World
Enterprise Open Source Journal
Free Software Magazine
InsideMac Radio
Integration Developer News
Linux Journal
LinuxQuestions.org
Open Enterprise Trends
Queue
SDForum
Software Association of Oregon
Version Tracker
Wi-Fi Technology Forum
Women's Technology Cluster
WorldWIT

In-Kind Sponsors

Dell Inc.
Gibson
Griffin Technology
Harman Multimedia
Smugmug

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