Sponsors
  • Intel
  • Microsoft
  • Google
  • Sun Microsystems
  • BT
  • IBM
  • Yahoo! Inc.
  • Zimbra
  • Atlassian Software Systems
  • Disney
  • EnterpriseDB
  • Etelos
  • Ingres
  • JasperSoft
  • Kablink
  • Linagora
  • MindTouch
  • Mozilla Corporation
  • Novell, Inc.
  • Open Invention Network
  • OpSource
  • RightScale
  • Silicon Mechanics
  • Tenth Planet
  • Ticketmaster
  • Voiceroute
  • White Oak Technologies, Inc.
  • XAware
  • ZDNet

Sponsorship Opportunities

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Press and Media

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OSCON 2008 Events

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Location: E145
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Participate 08, sponsored by Microsoft, on July 21, 2008. The afternoon session is from 1:30-4:30pm and is open to all OSCON attendees. It will be a panel discussion moderated by Karim Lakhani of Harvard Business School and include Allison Randal, O’Reilly Radar; Jon Wilbanks, Science Commons; Siobhan O’Mahony, UC Davis; and Bryan Kirschner, Microsoft. Read more.
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Location: E145
Due to unforeseen circumstances, Intel's Open Moblin Developer Camp has been postponed until a later date. We apologize for the inconvenience. For an overview of Moblin technology, please plan to attend, "Moblin.org: The Community for Linux on Mobile Internet Devices (MID), netbooks, nettops and more," happening Wednesday, July 23 at 4:30 p.m., room D136. Read more.
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Location: Portland Ballroom
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The Python Foundation presents the Frank Willison Award annually at OSCON, recognizing outstanding contributions to the Python community. Read more.
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Location: Portland Ballroom
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Winners of the Google O'Reilly Open Source Award will be announced during this fun evening event. Read more.
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Location: Portland Ballroom
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Location: E143/144
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OSCamp 2008 hosts FOSSCoach, a community organized event designed to share and improve the essential skills required to participate in collaborative, free and open online projects. OSCamp attendance is free with an Expo Hall pass. Read more.
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Location: Expo Hall
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Have a drink and mingle with other OSCON participants, and see the latest products, projects, services, and gadgets from sponsors and exhibitors in the Expo Hall. Read more.
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Location: E143/144
OSCamp 2008 hosts FOSSCoach, a community organized event designed to share and improve the essential skills required to participate in collaborative, free and open online projects. OSCamp attendance is free with an Expo Hall pass. Read more.
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Location: F152
"Founded by Eric Raymond and Bruce Perens in 1998, for 10 years the OSI has maintained the Open Source Definition and applied to licenses it certifies as "OSI Approved". Around the world the OSI Approved License trademark is recognized as the test that defines whether a project can call itself open source, but until recently OSI itself was run by 10 self-appointed people. Read more.
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Location: Jupiter Hotel
The SourceForge.net Community Choice Awards is an opportunity to recognize projects that stand taller than the rest. The winning projects, each with superlative quality, productivity, and ingenuity, represent the cream of the crop in the open source world. Read more.
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Location: Portland 252
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The OSCON tradition continues as Larry Wall delivers the annual State of the Onion Address, followed by Jim Brandt's Perl Foundation report, and an auction to benefit the Perl Foundation. The State of the Onion starts at 6:15pm in Portland 252, immediately after the Perl Lightning Talks. Read more.
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Location: Portland Ballroom
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Calling all OSCON 2008 participants: Submit your photos from OSCONs past to this year's photo contest! You may win a photo printer from HP, a 1TB external hard drive from Novell, or swag from O'Reilly. Read more.
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Location: Expo Hall Foyer
Join us for a special, unique experience as we get an insiders view of CubeSpace. CubeSpace is a locally owned co-working space and a hub of Portland's open source community. We host many of the local user groups as well as the Calagator crew. Come check out our space, meet some of our resident coders Read more.
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Location: Expo Hall Foyer
Free Geek has equipped thousands of low-income families with Linux computers. Starting at 2:00pm, Keith Lofstrom will lead a tour from the Convention Center to the Free Geek facility at 1731 SE 10th Avenue, Portland. Read more.
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Location: Registration Area
For OSCON conference attendees only! This award-winning guided tour clarifies why Portland is regularly recognized as one of the best places to live. Read more.
OSCON 2008