EuroOSCON Sessions

One of the best reasons to attend EuroOSCON is the unprecedented gathering of top-notch presenters, leaders, and experts from across the globe. Core developers, lead users, entrepreneurs, hackers and visionaries share their knowledge with you. We're still adding sessions. Here you can get a first taste of the amazing speakers you'll see this year.

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Tuesday 19 September 2006

Scene Setting and Introduction
Nathan Torkington, Conference Chair, O'Reilly Media, Inc.
Nikolaj Nyholm, co-founder and CEO, Imity
Allison Randal, Conference Chair, O'Reilly Media, Inc.
Time: 09:00 - 09:10
Location: Theatre Plaza

Open Source 2.0
Tim O'Reilly, Founder and CEO, O'Reilly Media, Inc.
Time: 09:10 - 09:25
Location: Theatre Plaza

Attention, Please! Who Are We?
Tor Nørretranders, Writer
Time: 09:25 - 09:40
Location: Theatre Plaza
Track:Open Culture

Q&A
Tim O'Reilly, Founder and CEO, O'Reilly Media, Inc.
Tor Nørretranders, Writer
Time: 09:40 - 10:00
Location: Theatre Plaza

Open Source @ openBC: How, Why, and Where To?
Bill Liao, VP Product & Co-Founder, openBC
Time: 10:00 - 10:40
Location: Upper Foyer
Track:Open Business

Building Web Sites with Drupal
Dries Buytaert
Time: 10:00 - 10:40
Location: Salon Memling
Track:Web

Microformats: Web of Data
Brian Suda, n/a, n/a
Time: 10:00 - 10:40
Location: Salon Versailles
Track:Web

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High Performance Full Text Search for Database Content
Peter Zaitsev, Co-Founder, Lead Consultant, Percona Ltd
Time: 10:00 - 10:40
Location: Theatre Plaza
Track:Web

Industrial-Strength Email and Calendaring with the Freedom and Flexibility of Open Source
Florian von Kurnatowski, Director of Open Source Programs, Scalix Corporation
Time: 10:00 - 10:40
Location: Salon Elisabeth
Track:Products & Services

Guerilla Evangelism: Opening Closed Environments
Zak Greant, Director, Free Software and Open Source, eZ systems
Time: 11:10 - 11:50
Location: Salon Memling
Track:Open Business

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Channeling Open Source in Europe
Ranga Rangachari, CEO, GroundWork Open Source, Inc.
Time: 11:10 - 11:50
Location: Upper Foyer
Track:Open Business

Project Hosting on Google Code
Greg Stein, Uber Tech Lead/Manager, Google
Time: 11:10 - 11:50
Location: Theatre Plaza
Track:Services

The Campware Initiative: Free Software for Free Media in the Developing World
Douglas Arellanes, Head of Research and Development, Media Development Loan Fund/Center for Advanced Media Prague
Time: 11:10 - 11:50
Location: Salon Versailles
Track:Open Society

Introducing BlackBadger: The Distributed ANT Runtime
Alan Williamson, Senior Director, Corporate Marketing, SpikeSource, Inc.
Time: 11:10 - 11:50
Location: Salon Elisabeth
Track:Products & Services

Design Patterns for Positive Externalities
Marc Goldberg
Didier Beck, CEO, ecenter solutions
Time: 11:55 - 12:35
Location: Upper Foyer
Track:Open Business

Big Data and the Open Warehouse
Roger Magoulas, Director Market Research, O'Reilly Media, Inc.
Time: 11:55 - 12:35
Location: Salon Versailles
Track:Insight

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Cool Tools for Geographic Applications
Schuyler Erle, MetaCarta
Time: 11:55 - 12:35
Location: Theatre Plaza
Track:Services

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Gender in Open Source
Bernard Krieger, Research Associate, Cambridge University
Time: 11:55 - 12:35
Location: Salon Memling
Track:Open Society

Open Data AWOL
Steve Coast, OpenStreetMap
Time: 14:00 - 14:15
Location: Theatre Plaza
Track:Open Source

Journalism via Computer Programming
Adrian Holovaty, Editor of editorial innovations, Django
Time: 14:15 - 14:30
Location: Theatre Plaza

Q & A
Steve Coast, OpenStreetMap
Adrian Holovaty, Editor of editorial innovations, Django
Time: 14:30 - 14:45
Location: Theatre Plaza

The Google Data API
Frank Mantek, Software Developer, Google Corporation
Time: 14:50 - 15:30
Location: Theatre Plaza
Track:Web

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AllPeers: From Open Source to Open Media
Matthew Gertner, CTO, AllPeers
Time: 14:50 - 15:30
Location: Upper Foyer
Track:Open Culture

Being a MySQL Developer
Lars Thalmann, Technical Lead, Replication and Clustering Technology, MySQL
Time: 14:50 - 15:30
Location: Salon Memling
Track:Open Source

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Open Source and Second Life
Jim Purbrick, Senior Software Engineer, Linden Lab
Time: 14:50 - 15:30
Location: Salon Versailles
Track:Open Source

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Google and Open Source
Time: 14:50 - 15:30
Location: Salon Elisabeth
Track:Products & Services

An Economic Interpretation of the Evolution of the Free/Open Source Software
Lorenzo Benussi, research fellow, university of turin
Time: 16:15 - 16:55
Location: Upper Foyer
Track:Open Business

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Open Usability
Jan Muehlig, CEO, relevantive AG
Time: 16:15 - 16:55
Location: Salon Versailles
Track:Web

Rolling Your Own Google Maps
Scott Davis, Principle, DavisWorld Consulting
Time: 16:15 - 16:55
Location: Theatre Plaza
Track:Services

Apache Harmony : Open Source Java SE
Geir Magnusson
Time: 16:15 - 16:55
Location: Salon Memling
Track:Open Source

Open Source Software Assurance (OSSA): Consolidated Access to Open Source Solutions and Experts
Sébastien Bahloul, Service Manager, LINAGORA
Time: 16:15 - 16:55
Location: Salon Elisabeth
Track:Products & Services

Open Source for Fostering Local Development
Alexios Zavras
Time: 17:00 - 17:40
Location: Upper Foyer
Track:Open Business

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Making It Work: How to Build a Successful Open Source Project
Louis Suarez-Potts, Community Manager, OpenOffice.org/CollabNet
Time: 17:00 - 17:40
Location: Salon Memling
Track:Open Business

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Timeshift Everything, Miss Nothing, Mashup Your PVR with Kamaelia
Michael Sparks, Senior Research & Development Engineer, British Broadcasting Corporation
Time: 17:00 - 17:40
Location: Salon Versailles
Track:Media

Building Internet Applications with Mozilla XULRunner
Benjamin Smedberg, XULRunner Lead Developer, Mozilla Corporation
Time: 17:00 - 17:40
Location: Theatre Plaza
Track:Web

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Content in the Web 2.0 World
Mike Hendrickson, Associate Publisher, O'Reilly Media, Inc.
Time: 17:00 - 17:40
Location: Salon Elisabeth
Track:Products & Services

Exhibit Hall & Exhibit Hall Reception
Time: 17:40 - 19:00

The Exhibit Hall (located in the Gallery) will be full of sponsors and exhibitors showcasing the latest products and services in open source technology. And don't miss the Exhibit Hall Reception Tuesday evening, located in the Gallery; a chance to meet and greet the exhibitors and sponsors. Refreshments will be served.

Tuesday Exhibit Hall Hours:
10:30-11:30
12:00-14:00
15:00-16:30
17:40-19:00 (Exhibit Hall Reception)

JasperReports
Time: 19:30 - 20:30
Location: Salon Elisabeth
Track:BOF

Public Geodata: Open Access to State-Collected Geographic Information is a Right, Not a Privilege
Time: 19:30 - 20:30
Location: Salon Astrid
Track:BOF

OpenOffice.org: What's New
Time: 19:30 - 20:30
Location: Salon Marie-Henriette
Track:BOF

MySQL Best Practices
Time: 20:30 - 21:30
Location: Salon Memling
Track:BOF

Vim 8?
Time: 20:30 - 21:30
Location: Salon Versailles
Track:BOF

Open Source SOA
Time: 20:30 - 21:30
Location: Salon Elisabeth
Track:BOF

Developing and Extending OpenOffice.org: How Tos
Time: 20:30 - 21:30
Location: Salon Marie-Henriette
Track:BOF

Wednesday 20 September 2006

Welcome
Time: 09:00 - 09:10
Location: Theatre Plaza

honestly.gov
Tom Steinberg, Director, mySociety
Time: 09:10 - 09:25
Location: Theatre Plaza

Make and the Re-emergence of DIY Tech
Dale Dougherty, Editor & Publisher, Make, O'Reilly Media, Inc.
Time: 09:25 - 09:40
Location: Theatre Plaza

Q&A
Dale Dougherty, Editor & Publisher, Make, O'Reilly Media, Inc.
Time: 09:40 - 09:55
Location: Theatre Plaza

KLone: An SDK for Embedded Web Applications
Steven Dorigotti, Software Engineer, KoanLogic
Time: 10:00 - 10:40
Location: Salon Versailles
Track:Mobile

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Monitoring Large Scale Web Applications with Nagios
Pankaj Kaushal, Technical Yahoo!, Yahoo!
Time: 10:00 - 10:40
Location: Salon Memling
Track:Web

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Jabber: The State of the Bulb
Peter Saint-Andre, Executive Director, XMPP Standards Foundation
Time: 10:00 - 10:40
Location: Theatre Plaza
Track:Services

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Democracy: A Hacker's Guide
Tom Steinberg, Director, mySociety
Time: 10:00 - 10:40
Location: Upper Foyer
Track:Open Society

JavaScript: It’s Happening All Over Again!
James A. Duncan, CIO, Fotango
Mark Fowler, Head of Frameworks, Fotango
Time: 10:00 - 10:40
Location: Salon Elisabeth
Track:Products & Services

DotOrg Pavillion
Time: 10:30 - 17:00

The DotOrg Pavilion is where you will find a wide range of open source projects. Meet and greet with the free software organizations, as well as discover new up and coming projects. The DotOrg Pavillion is open 10:30 - 17:00 and is located in the Gallery.

Managing Your Mobile Devices
Harrie Hazewinkel, Director Professional Services, Funambol
Time: 11:10 - 11:50
Location: Salon Versailles
Track:Mobile

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Cutting-edge Productivity with RIFE
Geert Bevin, CTO, Uwyn
Time: 11:10 - 11:50
Location: Salon Memling
Track:Web

Jabber Is Way More Than Instant Messaging
Florian Holzhauer, Developer, nu2m
Time: 11:10 - 11:50
Location: Theatre Plaza
Track:Services

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How OSS Changed a Government Department
Walter Harms, Bundesamt für Strahlenschutz
Time: 11:10 - 11:50
Location: Upper Foyer
Track:Open Society

How Pentaho is Driving the Future of Open Source Business Intelligence
Patrick Beaucamp, CEO, PENTAHO
Time: 11:10 - 11:50
Location: Salon Elisabeth
Track:Products & Services

Mobile Web Server
Johan Wikman, Principal Research Engineer, Nokia Research Center
Time: 11:55 - 12:35
Location: Salon Versailles
Track:Mobile

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The Apache DBD Framework
Nick Kew, Technical Director, WebThing Ltd
Time: 11:55 - 12:35
Location: Salon Memling
Track:Web

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Ajax/JavaScript on Mobile Devices: A Pipe Dream?
Alex Russell, Project Lead, SitePen
Time: 11:55 - 12:35
Location: Theatre Plaza
Track:Web

The Secret Sauce of Robust Developer Communities
Denise Kalos, Vice President, Corporate Solutions, O'Reilly Media, Inc.
Andrew Kelly, Founder, Cognisync LLC
Time: 11:55 - 12:35
Location: Salon Elisabeth
Track:Products & Services

The Creation Engine: Collaboration, Community and a Creative Commons in Second Life
Jim Purbrick, Senior Software Engineer, Linden Lab
Time: 14:00 - 14:15
Location: Theatre Plaza

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From Europe to USA: Culture's Consequences on Open Source Communities and Businesses
Mårten Mickos, CEO, MySQL AB
Time: 14:15 - 14:30
Location: Theatre Plaza
Track:Open Culture

Q&A
Jim Purbrick, Senior Software Engineer, Linden Lab
Mårten Mickos, CEO, MySQL AB
Time: 14:30 - 14:45
Location: Theatre Plaza

colamo.org: Building the Next Generation Collaborative Mobile Groupware
Mirko Ross, Community Relationship Manager, colamo.org
Carsten Brunke, Head of Mobile Client Development, colamo.org
Time: 14:50 - 15:30
Location: Salon Versailles
Track:Web

Lessons and Tips from the Ajax Frontline
Scott Dietzen, President and CTO, Zimbra
Time: 14:50 - 15:30
Location: Theatre Plaza
Track:Web

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Developing Berkeley DB Java Edition: Internals and War Stories
Charles Lamb, Architect, Oracle
Time: 14:50 - 15:30
Location: Salon Memling
Track:Open Source

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Deploying Web Services-based SOA with Open Source Software
Conrad O'Dea, Principal Engineer, IONA Technologies
Time: 14:50 - 15:30
Location: Salon Elisabeth
Track:Products & Services

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Blue-print for a Commons Enterprise
Andrew Rens
Time: 16:15 - 16:55
Location: Salon Versailles

Open Source and Freedom: Why Open Standards Are Crucial to Protecting Your Linux Investment
Jim Zemlin, Executive Director, Linux Foundation
Time: 16:15 - 16:55
Location: Upper Foyer
Track:Open Business

Jifty: A Next-Generation Application Framework
Jesse Vincent, President, Best Practical Solutions LLC
Time: 16:15 - 16:55
Location: Salon Memling
Track:Web

The Yahoo! UI Library
Simon Willison
Time: 16:15 - 16:55
Location: Theatre Plaza
Track:Web

Geospatial Hotspots
Schuyler Erle, MetaCarta
Arnulf Benno Christl, Software Architect, Open Source Geospatial Foundation
Time: 16:15 - 16:55
Location: Salon Elisabeth
Track:Products & Services

Freedom to Call, Freedom to Code
David Bitton, CEO, Wengo
Adrien Cahen, Open Source Business Development, Wengo
Time: 17:00 - 17:40
Location: Salon Versailles
Track:Media

Do-It-Yourself Performance Benchmarks on Rails
Dennis Linnell, Principal, Gate Technology, Inc.
Time: 17:00 - 17:40
Location: Theatre Plaza
Track:Web

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The Promise of OpenDocument
Sam Hiser, VP & Director of Business Affairs, OpenDocument Foundation, Inc.
Time: 17:00 - 17:40
Location: Upper Foyer
Track:Open Culture

Scaling Up Open Collaboration
Hassan Masum
Mark Tovey
Time: 17:00 - 17:40
Location: Salon Memling
Track:Open Society

What You Need to Know About Oracle’s Commitment to Open Source
Omar Tazi, Chief Open Source Evangelist, Oracle Corporation
Time: 17:00 - 17:40
Location: Salon Elisabeth
Track:Products & Services

MAKE Fest
Time: 19:30 - 21:30

Make Magazine once again hosts Make Fest, an evening of inspiration, know-how, and spirited mischief-making. Expert makers share their projects, creations, and dirty little secrets. Embrace the technology in your life--join in, roll up your sleeves, and tweak technology to your will. It's like a Science Fair on steroids.

The ODF Plugin for Microsoft Office
Time: 21:00 - 22:00
Location: Salon Versailles
Track:BOF

OpenSolaris: The Past, The Present, The Future
Time: 21:00 - 22:00
Location: Salon Elisabeth
Track:BOF

Ubuntu: A BOF for Human Beings
Time: 21:00 - 22:00
Location: Salon Astrid
Track:BOF

Act: A Conference Toolkit
Time: 21:00 - 22:00
Location: Salon Memling
Track:BOF

Fotango Bar Night
Time: 21:30 - 23:30

To celebrate the launch of its new JavaScript web application development platform Zimki, Fotango would like to invite you to The Zimki Beer Night. Drinks will be served in the Exhibit Hall immediately following the MAKE Fest.

Thursday 21 September 2006

Welcome
Time: 09:00 - 09:10
Location: Theatre Plaza

Architecting Babel
Robert "r0ml" Lefkowitz, Vice President, Chief Information Architect, and Head of Risk Management Technology, Asurion
Time: 09:10 - 09:25
Location: Theatre Plaza
Track:Open Source

New Innovation Models, Policy-making and Lobbying
Florian Mueller, Founder, No Software Patents
Time: 09:25 - 09:40
Location: Theatre Plaza

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Q&A
Robert "r0ml" Lefkowitz, Vice President, Chief Information Architect, and Head of Risk Management Technology, Asurion
Florian Mueller, Founder, No Software Patents
Time: 09:40 - 09:55
Location: Theatre Plaza

Fast and Rich Web Applications with PHP 5
Rasmus Lerdorf, Yahoo!
Time: 10:00 - 10:40
Location: Salon Memling
Track:Web

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My Life Has Value! Making Sense of Public and Private Data on the Internet
Chris Heathcote, Manager, User Experience, Nokia
Time: 10:00 - 10:40
Location: Upper Foyer
Track:Open Culture

Xgl and Compiz - New X11 Features and the OpenGL Accelerated Desktop
Matthias Hopf, Dr., SUSE Linux R&D
Time: 10:00 - 10:40
Location: Theatre Plaza
Track:Open Source

Pigs and Butter: What the Co-op Movement Can Teach Open Source
Claus Dahl, Imity
Time: 11:10 - 11:50
Location: Upper Foyer
Track:Open Business

Mixed-source Software Management
Arnoud Engelfriet, Secretary, Open Source Advisory Board, Philips Electronics
Time: 11:10 - 11:50
Location: Salon Elisabeth
Track:Open Business

PHP Security Audit HOWTO
Chris Shiflett, Principal, OmniTI Computer Consulting, Inc.
Time: 11:10 - 11:50
Location: Salon Memling
Track:Open Source

Making the Web of Things
Simon Wardley, COO, Fotango
Time: 11:10 - 11:50
Location: Salon Versailles
Track:Open Source

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The Conway Channel 2006
Damian Conway, Thoughtstream
Time: 11:10 - 11:50
Location: Theatre Plaza
Track:Open Source

EU Software Patents Reloaded
Florian Mueller, Founder, No Software Patents
Time: 11:55 - 12:35
Location: Theatre Plaza
Track:Open Business

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Music 2.0: The Coming Revolution
Colin Brumelle, Product Manager, Bryght.com
Time: 11:55 - 12:35
Location: Salon Versailles
Track:Media

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Django
Adrian Holovaty, Editor of editorial innovations, Django
Time: 11:55 - 12:35
Location: Upper Foyer
Track:Web

Douglas Engelbart's HyperScope: Taking Web Collaboration to the Next Level Using Ajax and Dojo
Brad Neuberg, Lead Architect, Bootstrap Foundation
Time: 11:55 - 12:35
Location: Salon Memling
Track:Web

Gnash: An Open Source Flash Player
Rob Savoye, Hacker, Seneca Software & Solar, Inc.
Time: 11:55 - 12:35
Location: Salon Elisabeth
Track:Open Source

Ubuntu: Improving Collaboration in the Free Software World
Mark Shuttleworth, Founder, Ubuntu/Canonical Ltd.
Time: 14:00 - 14:45
Location: Theatre Plaza