LinuxWorld Conference/Expo in San Jose Calif. this week!

LinuxWorld Conference/Expo in San Jose Calif. this week!

Post by Mark S. Bi » Tue, 10 Aug 1999 04:00:00

The LinuxWorld Conference & Expo will be held this week, Aug. 9-12,
at the San Jose Convention Center, San Jose Calif.  More than 12,000
attendees are expected.

Basic registration is $15 onsite, and gets you into:

 o the Expo -- 160 exhibits, open Tues. & Wed. 10am - 6pm, and
   Thurs. 10am - 2pm.  Lots of amazing and inexpensive software!

 o Keynote Addresses

   Tues.  9:30 - 10:00am -- Intel V.P. Sean Maloney on the Linux and the
                            new Intel IA-64 architecture

   Tues.  6:30 -  7:30pm -- Linus Torvalds (the original creator of Linux)

   Wed.  10:45 - 11:30am -- Burlington Coat Factory CIO Mike Prince on
                            using Linux in hundreds of stores

 o Feature Presentations

   Tues.  4:30 -  5:30pm -- Jon "maddog" Hall moderates a panel debating
                            the effects of the commercialization of Linux

   Wed.  10:45 - 11:30am -- VA Linux Systems CEO Larry Augustin moderates
                            a panel on open source development models,
                            with Linus Torvalds (Linux), Chip Salzenberg
                            (Perl), Brian Behlendorf (Apache), Jeremy
                            Allison (Samba), and Jordan Hubbard (FreeBSD)

 o "Birds of a Feather" sessions, all at the same time (unfortunately),
   Wed. 5:30 - 7:00pm

   Rapid Development with Tcl/Tk
   File Systems and Storage on Linux
   Real Time Linux
   An Introduction for Attorneys (to licensing issues)
   From the Minors to the Majors: Linux Expands its Influence in the
   Linux Performance
   Alpha Linux
   Linux on Laptops
   Meet (some of) the Samba Team

   For more information about the BoF sessions, see:

On-site registration times at the San Jose Convention Center are:

   Mon.  Aug.  9: 8am - 6pm
   Tues. Aug. 10: 8am - 7pm
   Wed.  Aug. 11: 8am - 6pm
   Thu.  Aug. 12: 8am - 4pm

For further information (e.g., regarding the conferences and tutorials,
which cost $50 or more), see:

   or call 800-657-1474 or 781-821-6741.

For instructions on how to get to the Convention Center, call 408-277-3900.


1. FREE Thru 7/21 - Huge LINUXWORLD EXPO Aug. 14-17 In San Jose, Calif.

LinuxWorld Conference & Expo
Expo: August 15 - 17, 2000
Conference: August 14 - 17, 2000
San Jose Convention Center, San Jose California (Silicon Valley)

Register by July 21 -- only two more days! -- for free
Exhibits badge for admission to all exhibits, keynote and
feature presentations, birds of a feather sessions and
various other events (except conferences and tutorials),
August 15-17.  (After July 21, this registration is $25.)

Register on the web with Netscape, IE, or fax, or by phone
if you don't have those facilities:

This show was very big last year, and this time they have
165 exhibitors, with 40 more on hold because the entire
San Jose Convention Center will already be filled!

Partial list of speakers, panelists, etc, at free events:

  Linus Torvalds
  Jeremy Allison, Samba
  Eric S. Raymond, Internet Developer and Writer
  Miguel de Icaza, GNOME;
  Volker Wiegand, CEO, SuSE, Inc.
  Ransom Love, President and CEO, Caldera Systems
  Bob Young, Chairman, Red Hat
  Cliff Miller, CEO, TurboLinux
  Bodo Bauer, TurboLinux
  Larry Augustin, Founder, President, CEO, VA Linux Systems
  Scott Draeker, Loki Entertainment
  Jon "maddog" Hall, Executive Director, Linux International
  Robert LeBlanc, Vice President, IBM Software Strategy
  Bruce Perens
  Jay Sulzberger;
  Patricia Lambs, CEO, Linuxcare
  Nick Petreley, Contributing Editor for LinuxWorld and InfoWorld

Conferences and tutorials run August 14-17, and cost from
$145 to $795 for various plans; see the website.

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