[NCSA-discuss] Discover Ubuntu at the Ubuntu Live Conference this
des at cs.duke.edu
Thu Apr 26 22:27:47 EDT 2007
---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Sharon Cordesse <scordesse at oreilly.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2007 13:07:36 -0700
Subject: Discover Ubuntu at the Ubuntu Live Conference this Summer
For more information, contact:
Sharon Cordesse at 707.827.7065
or scordesse at oreilly.com
For Immediate Release
Discover Ubuntu at the Ubuntu Live Conference this Summer
Registration is open and the program set for this premier event
Sebastopol, CA, April 26, 2007--Registration is now open for Ubuntu Live,
the first official conference dedicated to Ubuntu, the Linux-based
operating system that's gaining momentum and notoriety in the worldwide
technical industry. The conference will showcase a wide-ranging program of
expert-led sessions and tutorials to inform and inspire the growing Ubuntu
community, from power users to the Ubuntu-curious. The three-day
conference launches July 22-24, 2007 at the Oregon Convention Center in
Portland, Oregon, in conjunction with the O'Reilly 2007 Open Source
Co-produced by Canonical, the official commercial sponsor and distributor
of Ubuntu and related projects, and O'Reilly Media, Inc., a longtime
champion of and participant in the open source community, Ubuntu Live will
provide an interactive, in-depth, and comprehensive educational experience
for all participants. Attendees will include IT professionals, government
and business leaders, educators, community leaders, and enterprise users.
For more information and to register for Ubuntu Live, visit:
About Ubuntu Live
Below is a cross-section of the speakers, tutorials, and sessions that
make up Ubuntu Live:
-Torsten Spindler, Canonical, "IT Infrastructure Management in Ubuntu"
-Carl Albing, Cray Inc., "Bash & Dash--Shell Scripting for Power Users"
-Crispin Cowan, Novell/SUSE, "AppArmor: Easy-to-use Security for
-James Ward, Adobe Systems, "Building Cross-OS Applications on Linux"
-Scott Balneaves, Legal Aid Manitoba, "Govbuntu: Deploying Ubuntu
-Bradley Taylor, Rails Machine, "Ruby on Rails on Ubuntu"
-Jono Bacon, Canonical, "The Ubuntu Community: The Road Ahead"
-Jon "maddog" Hall, Linux International, "Thin Clients, FHAT Results"
-Lila Tretikov, SugarCRM, "Open Source CRM for Linux--and Humans"
In addition to the above, Ubuntu Live will feature a number of keynote
sessions delivered by open source leaders and visionaries including Mark
Shuttleworth, founder of Ubuntu; Stephen O'Grady, principal analyst,
RedMonk; Mitchell Kapor, founder and chair, Open Source Applications
Foundation (OSAF); Marten Mickos, CEO, MySQL AB; and Eben Moglen,
director, Software Freedom Law Center.
Attendees can explore products and services developed for Ubuntu in the
exhibit hall of this event and interact with the larger community through
evening events, as well as "Birds of a Feather" (BoF) sessions, where
like-minded individuals can gather to share their knowledge, best
practices, and solutions.
For complete conference details, visit: http://www.ubuntulive.com/
To apply for media credentials, visit:
Sign up for the Ubuntu Live newsletter for updates on speakers, sessions
and events (login required):
For Ubuntu Live news and coverage, visit:
For information on exhibition and sponsorship opportunities at O'Reilly
conferences, contact Derek Chase at chase at oreilly.com
To become a media partner, email mediapartners at oreilly.com
For more information about upcoming O'Reilly Conferences, visit:
About Canonical and Ubuntu
Canonical, the commercial sponsor of Ubuntu, is a global organization
headquartered in Europe committed to the development, distribution and
support of open source software products and communities. World-class 24x7
commercial support for Ubuntu is available through Canonical's global
support team and partners. Since its launch in October 2004 Ubuntu has
become one of the most highly regarded Linux distributions, with millions
of users around the world. Ubuntu will always be free to download, free to
use and free to distribute to others. With these goals in mind, Ubuntu
aims to be the most widely used Linux system, and is the centre of a
global open source software ecosystem. Download Ubuntu from
www.ubuntu.com/download. To learn about commercial support for Ubuntu,
Kubuntu and Edubuntu, please see www.canonical.com/support. For more
information visit www.canonical.com or www.ubuntu.com.
O'Reilly Media spreads the knowledge of innovators through its books,
online services, magazines, and conferences. Since 1978, O'Reilly has been
a chronicler and catalyst of leading-edge development, homing in on the
technology trends that really matter and spurring their adoption by
amplifying "faint signals" from the alpha geeks who are creating the
future. An active participant in the technology community, the company has
a long history of advocacy, meme-making, and evangelism. For more
# # #
O'Reilly is a registered trademark of O'Reilly Media, Inc. Other products
mentioned may be trademarks of their respective companies.
More information about the ncsa-discussion