|By Open Source News||
|July 8, 2008 04:15 PM EDT||
Attendees at ApacheCon
Also new at ApacheCon this year is BarCampApache held on November 4 as an impromptu, freewheeling day of open discussion on wide-ranging Open Source topics, dictated by the interests of the participants. Other special events include a business panel, receptions, HadoopCamp, Lightning Talks, PGP Keysignings, and a Fast Feather Track.
The Apache Open For Business (OFBiz) Symposium 2008 will
co-locate with ApacheCon US to draw a new community of users to the event.
OFBiz will be running its symposium concurrently in the Sheraton in
Apache OFBiz is an Open Source enterprise automation software project. It allows businesses to harness the benefits and innovation of Open Source projects through the creation and collaboration of specialized applications, as well as accessing out-of-the-box applications. OFBiz drives Open Source through the creation of customizable solutions that meet the specific needs of enterprises.
Lars Eilebrecht, Vice President of Conference Planning,
ApacheCon US said, “Combining ApacheCon and the OFBiz Symposium will bring the
whole Apache community together, and expand the learning and networking
experiences available for all attendees. Hosting these conferences in
With world leading technology companies such as Google,
Hewlett-Packard, Hippo, Hotwax Media, IONA, Linux Magazine, SpringSource, and
Yahoo! sponsoring this year's gathering of Open Source users, enthusiasts and