|| ||Maureen Jennings <maureen-AT-post.oreilly.com> |
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|| ||Can you contribute to the 15th OSCON? |
|| ||Mon, 17 Dec 2012 13:00:51 -0800|
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Happy 15th Birthday, OSCON
Call for Proposals Open
Sebastopol, CA, December 17, 2012--Now in its 15th year, OSCON has shown that
open source software is the standard for everyday programming languages,
databases, utilities, and operating systems. At OSCON 2013, we'll celebrate
the open source success story and its ongoing revolution. What can you
contribute to this year's program?
The call for proposals has opened for OSCON, the O'Reilly Open Source
Convention. We invite the world's open source pioneers, builders, and
innovators to gather again at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland
July 22-26, 2013.
Chairs Edd Dumbill, Matthew McCullough, and Sarah Novotny have organized
the program into 20 full tracks covering all things open source. They're
interested in the following topics, and they look for proposals on other
relevant subjects. Suggested topics include:
--How expanding one's skills beyond a core competency makes for a better
--Best practices for building a business around open source
--Innovations in user experience such as interfaces, design, and usability
--Cultural changes due to ubiquitous networks and computing devices
--Cloud computing, and openness in distributed services
--Geek lifestyle hacking, productivity tips, maker culture
--Open web, open standards, and open data
--Leadership in the changing open source culture
Submit your proposal by February 4, 2013.
Registration opens in March, 2013.
Planning for #OSCON 2013 is underway and we're looking for speakers oreil.ly/UnDo76 @oscon
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