Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

  • Dell Inc.
  • Intel Corporation
  • NComputing
  • OpenMoko
  • Savoir-faire Linux
  • Sun Microsystems
  • System76, Inc.

Sponsors & Exhibitors

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

Download the
Ubuntu Live Sponsor/Exhibitor Prospectus (PDF).

Media Partnerships

For Media Partnership opportunities, please contact Avila Reese

Contact Us

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Conference News & Coverage

The inaugural Ubuntu Live conference is now a wrap. Check out all the highlights:

Join us at the first official event for the global Ubuntu community! Useful, accessible, customizable, and freely available, Ubuntu is the most popular Linux variant on the planet. Ubuntu Live is being launched to provide a meeting place for Ubuntu users, contributors, and partners--and the Ubuntu-curious. Learn how Ubuntu can make a critical difference in your business or project and engage with the global open source community at the largest Ubuntu gathering yet.

Conference Speakers

Kevin Carmony
Kevin Carmony

Linspire
Kevin Carmony is President and CEO for Linspire where he's served from the company's inception in July 2001. Prior to joining Linspire, Carmony served as CEO of NewVox Records and CEO of TrueVerse Management. ...more

Mark Shuttleworth

Ubuntu/Canonical Ltd.
Mark Shuttleworth studied finance and information technology at the University of Cape Town, and went on to found Thawte, a company specializing in digital certificates and internet privacy. He sold Thawte to the U.S. ...more

Tom Marble

Sun Microsystems, Inc.
Tom Marble initially worked at Sun as Chief Technologist for emerging customers in the USA before joining the Java Performance Group. He next served as the technical lead for the Operating System Distributor License for Java (DLJ) ...more

Mike Anderson

The PTR Group, Inc.
Mike Anderson is chief scientist for The PTR Group, Inc. His background encompasses over 25 years of computer experience ranging from supercomputers to embedded 8-bit microprocessors. He is a former chairman of the VxWorks ...more

Mitchell Kapor

Open Source Applications Foundation (OSAF)
Mitchell Kapor is active in the world of open source software as the founder and president of the Open Source Applications Foundation, which is developing Chandler, a new personal information manager, and as chair ...more

Jeff Waugh

Gnome/Waugh Partners
By day, Jeff Waugh is a consultant with Waugh Partners. By night, he rides shotgun on the GNOME release juggernaut and plots the Open Source blogging explosion with Planet. Waugh is an active member ...more

Amit Bhutani

Dell
Amit Bhutani (amit_bhutani@dell.com) is a Sr. Linux Software Engineer at Dell. He has been leading Red Hat and Novell’s Enterprise Linux efforts at Dell since early 2004. His most notable accomplishments include launching the ...more

Federico Musto

Dog Hunter Inc
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Kevin Carmony
Kevin Carmony, Linspire
Mark Shuttleworth
Mark Shuttleworth, Ubuntu/Canonical Ltd.
Tom Marble
Tom Marble, Sun Microsystems, Inc.
Mike Anderson
Mike Anderson, The PTR Group, Inc.
Mitchell Kapor
Mitchell Kapor, Open Source Applications Foundation (OSAF)
Jeff Waugh
Jeff Waugh, Gnome/Waugh Partners
Amit Bhutani
Amit Bhutani, Dell
Federico Musto
Federico Musto, Dog Hunter Inc
Also Speaking:

Ubuntu Live's wide-ranging program will give participants all the knowledge they need to explore and set in motion the powerful features in Ubuntu and related applications. Expert-led tutorials, big-picture plenary gatherings, focused sessions, and a lively "hallway track" bring all participants face to face with the worldwide Ubuntu community. Ubuntu Live tutorials coincide with OSCON to further connect Ubuntu users with the larger open source community. Make 2007 your summer of open source. Join us at the very first Ubuntu Live, happening July 22-24, 2007 in Portland, Oregon.

Some of the topics we will be exploring at Ubuntu Live are:

  • Using Ubuntu at the edge of the network
  • Ubuntu in small and medium businesses
  • Ubuntu in the NGO/non-profit sector
  • High performance computing
  • Ubuntu Community contributions
  • Ubuntu use in developing economies
  • Ubuntu in education
  • Building Ubuntu-based appliances and products
  • Point of sale, mobile, scientific research, banking, and other verticals
  • Performance optimization in Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu derivatives, such as Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu

Ubuntu Live Tracks

  • Technical: Discussion of Ubuntu development, developing on Ubuntu, and deploying/administering Ubuntu.
  • Ubuntu in Action: General case studies or examples of Ubuntu in real world use.
  • Education: Ubuntu in educational settings
  • NGO: Ubuntu in non-profits
  • Community: Community initiatives, what's special about the Ubuntu community, etc
  • Products & Services: Hear from ISVs and other service providers who are making products or businesses based on Ubuntu.