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Celebrating Freedom

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| Right since the beginning of September we are being litteraly submerged by
| the number of events promoting OpenOffice.org around the world. Let me
| summarize those for you; I hope you will see that we have something for
| everyone these days!
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http://standardsandfreedom.net/index...ating-freedom/

Open source conference in Copenhagen

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| Open Source Days is the largest open source conference in the nordic area.
| It's your opportunity to meet, share, experience and learn from professional
| open source experts.
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http://www.opensourcedays.org/2008/


Recent:

FUDCon Brno 2008

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| This was the best-organized FUDCon we have ever had, and the credit for that
| goes to Radek Vokal and his team of volunteers in Red Hat’s Brno office, who
| handled all of the details locally.
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http://www.redhatmagazine.com/2008/0...con-brno-2008/


ODF conference heads to SA

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| As one of the lead parties in the OOXML ISO opposition and with a government
| ODF strategy, the second OpenDocument Format workshop is, fittingly, to be
| held in South Africa in October.
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http://www.tectonic.co.za/?p=2978


Open Source Blossoms at TDWI

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| The people who say that open source has no impact or visibility in the data
| warehouse market were shown to be wrong at the TDWI conference in San Diego.
| We saw a continued rise in open source data warehousing products this summer.
| Jaspersoft, Talend, Ingres and newcomer Kickfire all had booths at this
| event. That's a big change from no presence roughly 18 months ago.
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http://www.intelligententerprise.com...ource_blo.html


OSCON: Open Source Developer Toolkit

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| Where do you start building a large scaleable service? Chances are you will
| start with work done by Brad Fitzpatrick, Doug Cutting and Simon
| Peyton-Jones. Brad is the author of several core tools of Web 2.0, memcached,
| mogilefs and perlbal. Doug gives us Lucene, Nutch and the Open Source
| implementation of the Google MapReduce in Hadoop. Simon researches and
| contributes to Haskell as one of the core develops of the Glasgow Haskell
| Compiler and functional language. Today, all three joined Tim O'Reilly on
| stage at the Open Souce Radar Executive Briefing to discuss how Web 2.0
| requirements are changing the Open Source Developer kit.
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http://radar.oreilly.com/2007/07/osc...eloper-to.html


Atlanta Linux Fest 2008

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| On Saturday, September 20th, 2008, the Atlanta Linux Fest will be the place
| to learn, discuss, and discover Linux. There will be demos of various
| distributions, as well as an install fest for new users to try out Live CDs
| and get help with Linux installations.
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http://www.linuxpr.com/releases/10847.html


Upcoming open source & web conferences

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| -Zend conference 2008, Sept 15-18, Santa Clara, CA
| -Web 2.0 Expo, Sept 16-19, New York, NY
| -Astricon conference, Sept 23-25, Glendale AZ
| -MySQL European conferences, Oct 21, 23, Nov 19, Munich, London, Paris
| -Web 2.0 Expo Europe, Oct 21-23, Berlin
| -International PHP Conference, Oct 27-30, Rheingoldhall, Mainz
| -ApacheCon 2008, Nov 3-8, New Orleans
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http://weblog.infoworld.com/openreso..._open_s_2.html


QualiPSo worldwide conference highlights strengths and challenges of Open
Source Software, the state of play in the market, and future trends

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| Qualipso, a unique international alliance of ICT industry players, SMEs,
| research, public sector bodies and academics, whose role it is to help
| industry and governments fuel innovation and competitiveness with Open Source
| software (OSS) recently published the report of its annual Conference,
| bringing together top speakers and participants from nearly 30 countries.
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http://www.linuxpr.com/releases/10843.html


K-12 Open Minds Conference

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| The K-12 Open Minds Conference is the first of its kind - an International
| event specifically for K-12 educators designed to make OPEN SOURCE software
| and OPEN SYSTEMS more available and easier to use. *Last year's conference
| was a huge success and paved the way for an even more exciting conference
| this year!
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http://www.k12openminds.org/


More Upcoming Open Source Conferences: links 30-08-2008

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| Open Hack 2008 - Hack is back, September 12-13 at Yahoo! HQ in Sunnyvale.
| Over 30 web services and APIs. Search, geo, music, mobile, and more. If
| interested request an invite at: hackday.org.
|
| Paris Capitale du Libre - FNILL, the French National Federation of Open
| Source Software Industry, is organizing the third edition on September 24-25.
| During the event on the 24th will be held the first European Opensource
| Lawyers Event.
|
| The Open Source World Conference...
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http://robertogaloppini.net/2008/08/...ks-30-08-2008/


Upcoming Open Source Conferences: links 28-08-2008

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| DNI Open Source Conference 2008, September 11-12, 2008 in Ronald Reagan
| Building in Washington DC - The Office of the Director of National
| Intelligence announces that the “DNI Open Source Conference 2008″ will be
| held on 11-12 September in Washington DC. Read also their blog (via Kent’s
| blog). Agenda and break-out sessions are on line.
|
| Linux Plumbers Conference - *16-19 September, Portland, Oregon. Have a look
| at the program.
|
| Openmind 2008 - COSS...
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http://robertogaloppini.net/2008/08/...ks-28-08-2008/


Announcing the OpenOffice.org Annual Conference Beijing 2008

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| OpenOffice.org has today opened registration for its biggest ever annual
| international conference. The Conference - to be held in Beijing, China
| between 5th.-7th. November - is the main event of the year for developers,
| supporters, and users of OpenOffice.org software, the leading free software
| alternative to Microsoft Office.
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http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/08/prweb1177594.htm


Freedom Not Fear 2008

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| On 11. October 2008 we call for an international action day in as many
| European capital cities as possible and elsewhere around the world to
| demonstrate against the total retention of telecommunication data and other
| instruments of surveillance.
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http://wiki.vorratsdatenspeicherung...._Not_Fear_2008


Open source event targets developers

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| The organizers of an event billed as Southeast Asia's largest open source
| conference, are counting on developer interest to fill the seats at the event
| in February next year.
|
| [...]
|
| Oracle is running a showcase of its Oracle Enterprise Linux OS and
| virtualization product, Oracle VM, at a session it calls InstallFest,
| targeted at developers.
|
| Shane Owenby, senior director, Linux and open source, Oracle Asia-Pacific,
| told ZDNet Asia he expects a good turnout at the session. "Both products are
| receiving significant interest from developer communities [and] are also
| freely distributed by Oracle which also makes them attractive to developers,"
| he said.
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http://www.zdnetasia.com/news/softwa...2045365,00.htm


OGC Announces Participation in FOSS4G Conference

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| The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC®) will participate in the 2008 Free
| and Open Source Software for Geospatial (FOSS4G) Conference...
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http://www.directionsmag.com/press.r...id=24517&trv=1
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