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Sponsors

Diamond Sponsors

  • Fotango
  • Intel
  • Microsoft

Gold Sponsors

  • Dell Inc.
  • Hewlett Packard
  • IBM
  • Mozilla Corporation

Silver Sponsors

  • ActiveState
  • Autodesk
  • Google
  • Greenplum
  • Ingres
  • Novell, Inc.
  • NYTimes.com
  • OpSource
  • Rearden Commerce
  • SnapLogic
  • ThoughtWorks
  • Ticketmaster

Sponsors & Exhibitors

For information on exhibition and sponsorship opportunities at the convention, contact Sharon Cordesse

For Media Partnership opportunities, please contact Avila Reese

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Keynotes

Wednesday | Thursday | Friday

Wednesday, July 25, 2007

Welcome
Nathan Torkington, Conference Chair, O'Reilly Media, Inc.
Allison Randal, Conference Chair, O'Reilly Media, Inc.
Time: 8:45AM - 9:00AM
Location: Portland Ballroom
Open Source on the O'Reilly Radar
Tim O'Reilly, Founder and CEO, O'Reilly Media, Inc.
Time: 9:00AM - 9:15AM
Location: Portland Ballroom
Outfitting for Multi-core Parallelism
James Reinders, Director, Intel Corporation
Dirk Hohndel, Intel
Time: 9:15AM - 9:30AM
Location: Portland Ballroom
Transactional Memory for Concurrent Programming
Simon Peyton-Jones, Microsoft
Time: 9:30AM - 9:45AM
Location: Portland Ballroom
Tim O'Reilly Interviews Mark Shuttleworth
Mark Shuttleworth, Founder, Ubuntu/Canonical Ltd.
Tim O'Reilly, Founder and CEO, O'Reilly Media, Inc.
Time: 9:45AM - 10:00AM
Location: Portland Ballroom
Q & A
Time: 10:00AM - 10:15AM
Location: Portland Ballroom

Thursday, July 26, 2007

The Processing Development Environment
Ben Fry
Time: 8:45AM - 9:00AM
Location: Portland Ballroom
Overcoming Bias
Robin Hanson
Time: 9:00AM - 9:15AM
Location: Portland Ballroom
Year in Review: Open Source at Microsoft
Bill Hilf, General Manager of Platform Strategy, Microsoft Corporation
Time: 9:15AM - 9:30AM
Location: Portland Ballroom
Copyright Regime vs. Civil Liberties
Rick Falkvinge
Time: 9:30AM - 9:45AM
Location: Portland Ballroom
How to Ignore Marketing and Become Irrelevant in Two Easy Steps
Steve Yegge, Senior Software Engineer, Google
Time: 9:45AM - 10:00AM
Location: Portland Ballroom
Q & A
Time: 10:00AM - 10:15AM
Location: Portland Ballroom

Friday, July 27, 2007

Open Source Second Life
Philip Rosedale, Founder, Linden Lab/Second Life
Time: 8:45AM - 9:00AM
Location: Portland Ballroom
Track:  Desktop Applications
Open or Closed? The Future of Search
Jimmy Wales, Chairman of the Board, Wikia, Inc
Time: 9:00AM - 9:15AM
Location: Portland Ballroom
Commoditisation of IT and What the Future Holds
Simon Wardley, COO, Fotango
Time: 9:15AM - 9:30AM
Location: Portland Ballroom
Open Source Therapy
Nathan Torkington, Conference Chair, O'Reilly Media, Inc.
Time: 9:30AM - 9:45AM
Location: Portland Ballroom
Track:  Emerging Topics
Pimp My Garbage
James Larsson
Time: 9:45AM - 10:00AM
Location: Portland Ballroom
Q & A
Time: 10:00AM - 10:15AM
Location: Portland Ballroom
Open Source Hardware: A Start...
Phillip Torrone, Senior Editor, MAKE Magazine
Time: 12:30PM - 1:30PM
Location: Portland Ballroom
Track:  Emerging Topics