[OSGeo-Discuss] Fwd: [Vanpyz] Open Web Vancouver 2008 Conference

Tyler Mitchell tylermitchell at shaw.ca
Sat Dec 1 19:10:22 PST 2007

FYI...  Any takers?  I'd love to submit a talk or work with someone  
else to do it.

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> From: Mike Cantelon <mcantelon at gmail.com>
> Date: December 1, 2007 5:37:02 PM PST (CA)
> To: vanpyz at lists.livingcode.org
> Subject: [Vanpyz] Open Web Vancouver 2008 Conference
> Hi all,
> The Vancouver PHP User Group is hosting the Open Web Vancouver 2008
> Conference (http://www.openwebvancouver.ca), a non-profit conference
> on open web technologies. We're looking for talk submissions from
> folks who develop web applications using various open-source
> technologies... it would be great to see submissions from people using
> Python-based technologies.
> If interested, submit your talk here:
> http://www.openwebvancouver.ca/node/add/talk
> Here's the official conference blurb with more details on the  
> conference itself:
> <snip>
> When: Monday April 14 - Tuesday April 15th 2008
> Where: Vancouver Convention & Exhibition Centre (VCEC), 999 Canada  
> Place.
> What: A conference showcasing open source technologies, communities
> and culture. We are taking submissions for talks from all areas of
> open source technologies such as PHP,Ruby on Rails, XUL, Perl,
> OpenMoko, GPL, Linux, Drupal, HTML, CSS, Javascript and AJAX, GIMP,
> XML, Apache, MySQL, Web 2.0, etc.
> Please contact us right away If you are interested in speaking.
> Deadline to accept talk submissions is Dec 31st 2007. Registration
> opens Dec. 22nd 2007 at $100 early bird pricing. After January 31st
> 2008, we offer registration for $150.
> Conferences we have held in the past have sold-out, attracting
> audiences from all over the world, and have featured the biggest names
> in PHP and related topics and technologies.
> VCEC is the largest conference facility in downtown Vancouver, located
> in the spectacular inner harbour.
> The conference will open with a 'keynote' session featuring two major
> presentations and other short presentations of interest.
> In addition to our three tracks of presentations on both days of the
> conference, there will be time allocated for attendees to give short
> talks on topics of interest in a 'Lightning Talk' format.
> The first evening will host a specialist panel discussion, free and
> open to the public.
> The conference will close with a Q&A session with all the conference
> speakers and sponsor product giveaways.
> The Open Web is a presentation of the Vancouver PHP Users Association,
> a registered non-profit association for the advancement of PHP and the
> Open Web.
> </snip>
> Cheers,
> Mike
> -- 
> Mike Cantelon ::  Open Source Development > Django, Drupal, PHP
> http://mikecantelon.com
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Tyler Mitchell
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Open Source Geospatial Foundation
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