FOSS4G Program Finalized - 1 month to go!

News Date: 
17 Aug 2007
Details: 

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 discussion panelists.

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!