O'Reilly Open Source Convention - August 1-5, 2005 - Portland, Oregon
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Wednesday At-a-Glance

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Wednesday, August 3
8:45 am

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

9:00 am

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

9:15 am

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

9:30 am

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

9:45 am

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

10:15 am
Break
10:45 am

Private Meeting
Location: E146
Time: 10:45am - 11:30am

Application Development With Firefox and Mozilla
Shane Caraveo, Senior Developer, ActiveState
Location: Portland 252
Time: 10:45am - 11:30am
Track: Linux

Backwards Compatibility in Open Source Projects
Garrett Rooney, Software Engineer, CollabNet
Location: E143-144
Time: 10:45am - 11:30am
Track: Linux

Creating a Desktop Java Application Leveraging Open Source
Scott Delap, Desktop Java Live
Location: E142
Time: 10:45am - 11:30am
Track: Java
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Cruise Your Way to Continous Integration Nirvana
Eric Pugh, Principal, OpenSource Connections
Location: D135
Time: 10:45am - 11:30am
Track: Java

Migrating from PHP 4 to PHP 5
John Coggeshall, Senior Technical Consultant, Zend Technologies
Location: E141
Time: 10:45am - 11:30am
Track: PHP

A Few Cool Things About mod_perl 2.0
Geoffrey Young, Senior Software Engineer, Ticketmaster
Location: Portland 251
Time: 10:45am - 11:30am
Track: Perl

Perl 6 Update
Damian Conway, Thoughtstream
Larry Wall, Writer, Author and Creator of Perl
Location: Portland 256
Time: 10:45am - 11:30am
Track: Perl

MySQL Snapshots and Replication from Oracle
Theo Schlossnagle, Chief Technology Officer, OmniTI Computer Consulting, Inc.
Location: D136
Time: 10:45am - 11:30am
Track: Databases

The Google Open Source Update
Chris DiBona, Open Source Programs Manager, Google, Inc.
Location: Portland 255
Time: 10:45am - 11:30am
Track: Emerging Topics

VoIP is the New Black - Adventures with Open-Source SIP
Anthony Baxter, ekit
Location: E148
Time: 10:45am - 11:30am
Track: Emerging Topics

Passel: Identity for the Rest of Us
Dave Smith, Founder, Passel Project
Location: E144
Time: 10:45am - 11:30am
Track: Emerging Topics

FLOSS and Skills Development
Rishab Aiyer Ghosh
Location: D139-140
Time: 10:45am - 11:30am
Track: Emerging Topics
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Open Source and Enterprise Software: Peaceful Coexistence or All Out War
Byron Sebastian, CEO and Founder, Source Labs
Robert Sutor, Vice President of Standards, IBM Corporation
Dan Woods, Editor and CTO, Evolved Media Network
Location: E145
Time: 10:45am - 11:30am
Track: Open Source Business Review

11:30 am
5 Min. Interim
11:35 am

Current State of the Linux Kernel
Greg Kroah-Hartman, Kernel Hacker, SuSE Labs / Novell
Location: Portland 252
Time: 11:35am - 12:20pm
Track: Linux

Using Apache Derby
Christopher Judd, President/Consultant, Judd Solutions, LLC
Location: E144
Time: 11:35am - 12:20pm
Track: Java
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WebWork vs. Spring MVC Smackdown
Matt Raible, Open Source Evangelist, Raible Designs, Inc.
Matthew Porter, Co-founder, Contegix
Location: E143-144
Time: 11:35am - 12:20pm
Track: Java
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Open Source Java
Geir Magnusson
Location: D135
Time: 11:35am - 12:20pm
Track: Java

Accelerating PHP Applications
Ilia Alshanetsky
Location: E141
Time: 11:35am - 12:20pm
Track: PHP

Embedded Interface Testing with Python: PyUnit and PySerial
Kees Cook, Ubuntu Software Engineer, Canonical Ltd.
Location: E142
Time: 11:35am - 12:20pm
Track: Python

What's New in Perl 5
Nicholas Clark, Fotango
Rafael Garcia-Suarez
Location: Portland 256
Time: 11:35am - 12:20pm
Track: Perl

Apocalypse Now! - Perl 6 Is Here Today
Brian Ingerson, Free Agent, Social Text, Inc.
Location: Portland 251
Time: 11:35am - 12:20pm
Track: Perl

Terabytes of Business Intelligence: Design and Administration of Very Large Data Warehouses on PostgreSQL
Josh Berkus, PostgreSQL Lead, Sun Microsystems
Joseph Conway
Location: D136
Time: 11:35am - 12:20pm
Track: Databases

The Applicance Architecture: Commodity Hardware + Open Source Software==highly Robust System
Brad Porter, Office of the CTO, Tellme Networks
Location: E148
Time: 11:35am - 12:20pm
Track: Emerging Topics

Leveraging Open Source for SOX Compliance
Christian Lahti, Senior Consultant, NeoMagic Corporation
Roderick Peterson, Director of IT, NeoMagic Corporation
Location: E145
Time: 11:35am - 12:20pm
Track: Open Source Business Review
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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

12:20 pm
Lunch - on your own
1:45 pm

Smoking Out Corporate Malfeasance with Open Source Software
Bob Mason, Lead Programmer, Tobacco Documents Library, UCSF Library
Location: Portland 252
Time: 1:45pm - 2:30pm
Track: Linux

Switching from CVS to Subversion: Case Studies in Migrating Your Team to a New Tool
Brian W. Fitzpatrick, Software Engineer, Google, Inc.
Location: Portland 255
Time: 1:45pm - 2:30pm
Track: Linux

Getting Started With a Mozilla Project
Asa Dotzler, Community Coordinator, Mozilla Foundation
Location: E148
Time: 1:45pm - 2:30pm
Track: Linux

The Evolution of Web Application Architectures
Craig R. McClanahan, Senior Software Engineer, Sun Microsystems, Inc.
Location: D135
Time: 1:45pm - 2:30pm
Track: Java
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PHP Security Briefing
Chris Shiflett, Principal, OmniTI Computer Consulting, Inc.
Location: E141
Time: 1:45pm - 2:30pm
Track: PHP

Keep It Simple with PythonCard
Kevin Altis, Project Leader, PythonCard
Location: E142
Time: 1:45pm - 2:30pm
Track: Python
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The Conway Channel 2005
Damian Conway, Thoughtstream
Location: Portland 256
Time: 1:45pm - 2:30pm
Track: Perl

States of the Databases
Bruce Momjian, Core Team Member, PostgreSQL Project
David Axmark, Co-Founder, MySQL AB
Ann Harrison, IBPhoenix
Emma McGrattan, SVP Engineering, Ingres Corporation
Location: D136
Time: 1:45pm - 3:20pm
Track: Databases
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New Features in Apache HTTP Server 2.2
Justin Erenkrantz, Ph.D. Student, University of California, Irvine
Location: Portland 251
Time: 1:45pm - 2:30pm
Track: Apache

An Overview of Berkeley DB XML
Dan Brian, Software Engineer, Conceptuary
Location: E144
Time: 1:45pm - 2:30pm
Track: XML
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Write Your Own Monitoring Software With RRDtool
Tobias Oetiker, ISG.EE ETH Zürich
Location: E143-144
Time: 1:45pm - 2:30pm
Track: Emerging Topics
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Eight Open Source Applications for IT You’ve Never Heard Of
Alan Williamson, Senior Director, Corporate Marketing, SpikeSource, Inc.
Location: E145
Time: 1:45pm - 2:30pm
Track: Open Source Business Review

Plugging Holes in the Open Source Stack: How to Create a Hybrid of Your Own
W. Phillip Moore, Open Source Advocate, Open Source Advocate
Location: E146
Time: 1:45pm - 2:30pm
Track: Open Source Business Review

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

2:30 pm
5 Min. Interim
2:35 pm

What is OpenSolaris?
Keith Wesolowski, Engineer- OpenSolaris, Sun Microsystems, Inc.
Location: Portland 255
Time: 2:35pm - 3:20pm
Track: Linux

Visualizing Data with JFreeChart
Sean Sullivan, Senior Software Engineer, -
Location: D135
Time: 2:35pm - 3:20pm
Track: Java
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Using XSLT in PHP 5
Joyce Park, CTO, Renkoo.com
Location: E141
Time: 2:35pm - 3:20pm
Track: PHP

Ways Geeks Are Making Waves (A Pythonic Perspective)
Kirby Urner, Partner, 4D Solutions
Location: E142
Time: 2:35pm - 3:20pm
Track: Python

Perl 5.8 and Unicode: Myths and Facts
Dan Kogai
Location: Portland 251
Time: 2:35pm - 3:20pm
Track: Perl

How to Serve a Billion Requests a Day with Perl
Kevin Scaldeferri, Lead Developer, Yahoo/Overture
Location: Portland 256
Time: 2:35pm - 3:20pm
Track: Perl

Using and Extending Sprog
Grant McLean, Senior Developer, Catalyst IT Limited
Location: E144
Time: 2:35pm - 3:20pm
Track: Emerging Topics
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The Semasiology of Open Source (Part II)
Robert "r0ml" Lefkowitz, Vice President, Chief Information Architect, and Head of Risk Management Technology, Asurion
Location: Portland 252
Time: 2:35pm - 3:20pm
Track: Emerging Topics

svl: Peer-to-Peer Subversion Over Bonjour
Artur Bergman, Engineering Manager, Six Apart
Leon Brocard
Location: E148
Time: 2:35pm - 3:20pm
Track: Emerging Topics

How to Safely Participate in an Open Source Project
Ira Heffan, Attorney, Goodwin Procter
Location: E146
Time: 2:35pm - 3:20pm
Track: Open Source Business Review
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Mastering the Open Source Triple Play
Michael Tiemann, Vice President, Open Source Affairs, RedHat, Inc.
Location: E145
Time: 2:35pm - 3:20pm
Track: Open Source Business Review

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

3:20 pm
Break - refreshments served in the Exhibit Hall
4:30 pm

Open Source Data Backup, or: How To Sleep Better at Night
Fran Fabrizio, Senior Systems Administrator, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Location: Portland 255
Time: 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Track: Linux
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Supercharging Firefox with Extensions
Ben Goodger
Location: E148
Time: 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Track: Linux

Scalable Computing with MapReduce
Doug Cutting, Yahoo!
Location: D135
Time: 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Track: Java

SiteMesh: A Simple Approach to Web Site Layout
Joe Walnes, Software Consultant, ThoughtWorks
Location: E143-144
Time: 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Track: Java

State of PHP
Rasmus Lerdorf, Yahoo!
Location: E141
Time: 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Track: PHP

Build Your Own Chandler Parcel
Ted Leung, Senior Engineer, OSAF
Location: E142
Time: 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Track: Python

Search Panel
Kevin Falcone, Developer, Best Practical Solutions LLC
Location: Portland 256
Time: 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Track: Perl

Practical Perl Testing
 chromatic, Technical Evangelist, O'Reilly Media, Inc.
Ian Langworth
Andy Lester, Senior Programmer, Follett Library Resources
Bill Odom, President, The Perl Foundation
Location: Portland 251
Time: 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Track: Perl

How to Move Object-Relational Mapping into the Database
David Wheeler, CTO, Values of n
Location: D136
Time: 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Track: Databases
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The Open Source Path to Autonomous Robots
Joe Bosworth, CEO, Smart Robots, Inc.
Joe Monti, Software Engineer, Smart Robots, Inc.
Location: E144
Time: 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Track: Emerging Topics

Opening the Source to Business
James A. Duncan, CIO, Fotango
Location: Portland 252
Time: 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Track: Emerging Topics

Open Source Enterprise Applications: Ready for Prime Time? Ready for You?
Kasper van Beem, Global Service Line Open Source Leader, Capgemini
Jorg Janke, Founder and Principal, Compiere
Jacob Taylor, Co-founder and CTO, SugarCRM
Location: E145
Time: 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Track: Open Source Business Review

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

5:15 pm
5 Min. Interim
5:20 pm

Enterprise Grade Virtualization with Open Source Technologies
Moshe Bar, CTO, XenSource, Inc.
Location: Portland 255
Time: 5:20pm - 6:05pm
Track: Linux

Tapestry In Action
Howard Lewis Ship, Independent Software Consultant, Tapestry World Domination, Inc.
Location: D135
Time: 5:20pm - 6:05pm
Track: Java

Redefining Web Interfaces with PHP 5, Javascript, and JPSpan
David Uhlman, CEO, Uversa Inc.
Location: E141
Time: 5:20pm - 6:05pm
Track: PHP
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State of the Python Union
Guido van Rossum, Language Architect, Creator of Python
Location: E142
Time: 5:20pm - 6:05pm
Track: Python

Design and Implementation of the Perl 6 Compiler
Patrick Michaud, Consultant, pmichaud.com
Location: Portland 256
Time: 5:20pm - 6:05pm
Track: Perl

Open Data: How the RDBMS Is the Key That Unlocks Proprietary Applications
Robert "r0ml" Lefkowitz, Vice President, Chief Information Architect, and Head of Risk Management Technology, Asurion
Location: D136
Time: 5:20pm - 6:05pm
Track: Databases
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LSB-XML Workgroup Overview and Progress Report
Mark Johnson
Location: E143-144
Time: 5:20pm - 6:05pm
Track: XML

Extracting Rails from Basecamp
David Heinemeier Hansson
Location: Portland 252
Time: 5:20pm - 6:05pm
Track: Ruby

Implementing CalDAV, a New Standard for Sharing Calendar Information Over the Internet
Mitchell Baker, CEO, Mozilla Corporation
Mike Douglass, Senior Systems Programmer, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Dan Mosedale, Mozilla, Sunbird Client
brian moseley, Server Engineer, OSAF
Location: E144
Time: 5:20pm - 6:05pm
Track: Emerging Topics

What Developers Want
Murugan Pal, Founder & CTO, SpikeSource
Location: E148
Time: 5:20pm - 6:05pm
Track: Emerging Topics

Open Source Licensing Trends
Karen Copenhaver, VP and General Counsel, Black Duck Software
Laura Majerus, Attorney, Fenwick
Diane Peters, General Counsel, OSDL
Mark Radcliffe, Partner, DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary US LLP
McCoy Smith, Intel Corporation
Location: E145
Time: 5:20pm - 6:05pm
Track: Open Source Business Review

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

6:05 pm
Day End
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