Exhibit Hall

The 2006 O'Reilly Open Source Convention exhibit hall features a wealth of ideas, products, and projects from the across the entire spectrum of the open source community. Come to the exhibit hall to hear how businesses are succeeding with open source technology, find the right tool to complete your stack, learn how innovative start-ups and grassroots non-profits are shaping the future of computing, and meet up with other members of your open source tribe.

View the complete list of OSCON exhibitors.

Sign up for a free Exhibit Hall pass and enjoy these benefits:

  • Entrance to the Exhibit Hall and all events held in the Exhibit Hall, including the Exhibit Hall Reception
  • Admission to the Products & Services track
  • Admission to Vendor Presentations held in the Exhibit Hall (see below for full schedule)
  • Access to OSCamp
  • Access to BOFs, evening events, and community meetings

Sorry, but the Exhibit Hall pass does not include access to tutorials, the Executive Briefing, lunch, or convention keynotes and sessions.


Wednesday, July 26: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. (reception)
Thursday, July 27: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

OSCON Exhibit Hall Passport

Prizes await those who make the trek through the exhibit hall and received stamps from our participating exhibitors. Simply redeem your completed passport card at the O'Reilly booth to be entered to win fabulous prizes.

Vendor Presentations

Learn more about what OSCON sponsors and exhibitors have to offer:

Wednesday, July 26, 2006

Application Security with AppArmor
Crispin Cowan, Novell, Inc.
Time: 10:30 - 10:50 a.m.

Full Open Source Support for the Enterprise
Mark Brewer, Covalent Technologies
Time: 11:00 - 11:20 a.m.

Enabling Community-driven Software Development in the Enterprise
Winston Damarillo, Simula Labs
Time: 11:30 -11:50 a.m.

Welcome to OSCON 2006
Nat Torkington, O'Reilly Media, Inc.
Time: Noon - 12:20 p.m.

Breaking the Cubicle Walls: IT Management in a Location-Independent Enterprise
Eric Pugh and Jason Hull, OpenSource Connections
Time: 12:30 - 12:50 p.m.

MindTouch Deki Release and Demo
Aaron R. Fulkerson, MindTouch
Time: 1:00 - 1:20 p.m.

Open Source Enterprise Content Management
Kevin Cochrane, Alfresco
Time: 1:30 - 1:50 p.m.

7 Simple Reasons To Use AppFuse
Matt Raible, Virtuas Solutions
Time: 2:00 - 2:20 p.m.

World's First Search Engine for IT Data
Michael Baum, Splunk
2:30 - 2:50 p.m.

Building Rich Internet Applications Using OpenLaszlo
Adam Wolff, Laszlo Systems
Time: 3:00 - 3:20 p.m.

How the Tech Book Market is Changing and Why You Should Care
William Pollock, No Starch Press
Time: 3:30 - 3:50 p.m.

Proven and Robust OLTP Storage Engine Goes Open Source: Solid Information Technology, solidDB for MySQL
Murat Demiroglu, Solid Information Technology
Time: 4:00 - 4:20 p.m.

Thursday, July 27, 2006

Onward and Upward: Faster PHP with Oracle
Christopher Jones, Oracle Corporation
Time: 10:30 - 10:50 a.m.

Massively Parallel PostgreSQL for Business Intelligence
Luke Lonergan, Greenplum
Time: 11:00 - 11:20 a.m.

The Challenge: Digital Media and OSS
John H Terpstra, AMD
Time: 11:30 -11:50 a.m.

Welcome to OSCON 2006
Tim O'Reilly, O'Reilly Media, Inc.
Time: Noon - 12:20 p.m.

Industrial-Strength Email and Calendaring with the Freedom and Flexibility of Open Source
Florian von Kurnatowski, Scalix
Time: 12:30 - 12:50 p.m.

Changing the Game: Why the BI Market Is Ripe for Open Souce
Richard Daley, Pentaho
Time: 1:00 - 1:20 p.m.

Whom Do You Work for?
Simon Birkett, HeadWest Software
Time: 1:30 - 1:50 p.m.

Building Your Open Source Product Using Blogs
Anil Dash, Six Apart Ltd.
Time: 2:00 - 2:20 p.m.

Open in Oregon
Steve Morris Open Technology Business Center
Time: 2:30 - 2:50 p.m.

How to Write a Book
Andy Hunt and Dave Thomas, Pragmatic Bookshelf
Time: 3:00 - 3:20 p.m.

The PHP Collaboration Project
Jason Minard, Zend Technologies, Inc.
Time: 3:30 - 3:50 p.m.

Open Source XML and Web Services Everywhere
Paul Fremantle, WSO2
Time: 4:00 - 4:20 p.m.

Sponsors and Exhibits

For exhibition and sponsorship information for O'Reilly conferences, contact Andrew Calvo: or 707-827-7176.

Download Exhibitor and Sponsor Prospectus.