[OSGeo-Announce] FOSS4G Program Finalized
warmerdam at pobox.com
Sat Aug 18 09:44:01 EDT 2007
The FOSS4G event is coming fast - register and book your hotel now!
Some of the final parts of the plenary program were finalized this
week, including plenary speakers, lightning talkers and our
The opening and closing plenary speakers are all selected, and it's a
great lineup! As keynoters, we have:
* Geoff Zeiss, Director of Technology, Autodesk
* Tyler Mitchell, Executive Director, OSGeo
* Peter Rushforth, Technology Advisor, GeoConnections
Then we move into a great set of Lightning Talks , including bits
from Schuyler Earle, Peter Batty, Scott Morehouse, and Arnulf Christl.
The opening plenary will be capped off with our featured speaker,
Damian Conway , who will treat us to his observations of open
source culture in Geek Eye for the Straight Guy.
The closing plenary will include a great panel  discussion from:
* Peter Batty, Independent Consultant
* Tim Bowden, Director, Mapforge Geospatial
* Mark Sondheim, BC Integrated Land Management Bureau
* Frank Warmerdam, President, OSGeo
Adena Schutzberg, of Directions Magazine  will moderate the panel,
and provide us a conference wrap-up address.
Only one month to go! Book your hotels! Register!
 Lightning Talks -- http://www.foss4g2007.org/plenaries/lightning/
 Damian -- http://www.foss4g2007.org/plenaries/#damianconway
 Panel -- http://www.foss4g2007.org/plenaries/#panel
 Directions -- http://www.directionsmag.com/
 Hotels -- http://www.foss4g2007.org/accommodations/
 Register now -- http://www.foss4g2007.org/register/
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