OSCON 2009 Events

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Location: Exhibit Hall 3
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If you had five minutes on stage what would you say? What if you only got 20 slides and they rotated automatically after 15 seconds? Would you pitch a project? Launch a web site? Teach a hack? We’re going to find out when we try our first Ignite event at OSCON. Damian Conway is scheduled to end OSCON Ignite in style. Want to present at Ignite? Read more.
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Location: Exhibit Hall 3
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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: Meeting Room C1/C4
OSCamp 2009, 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: Meeting Room N
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At the Sunlight Labs hackathon, Sunlight Labs will be working with developers on two major projects: 1. Parsing sites at for our 50 state project to get every state legislature in a common data format, and 2. Adding data into Sunlight's newest project, Congrelate. Read more.
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Location: Exhibit Hall 2
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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 during the Expo Hall Reception. The OSCON Author Meet and Greet will be held there as well at the same time. Read more.
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Location: Meeting Room N
At the Sunlight Labs hackathon, Sunlight Labs will be working with developers on two major projects: 1. Parsing sites at for our 50 state project to get every state legislature in a common data format, and 2. Adding data into Sunlight's newest project, Congrelate. Read more.
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Location: Meeting Room C1/C4
OSCamp 2009, a community organized event designed to share and improve the essential skills required to participate in collaborative, free and open online projects. The event features a mix of educational presentations and hands-on coaching from experts in participatory communities. Read more.
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Location: Exhibit Hall 3
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In the lands where the camel roams, the white (albino) camel is a rare and revered individual. The White Camel Awards recognize the many significant contributions made by the unsung heros of the Perl community. The efforts of these volunteers collectively make the Perl language and the Perl community better for all of us. Read more.
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Location: Exhibit Hall 3
Larry Wall (The Wall Nuthouse)
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The OSCON tradition continues as Larry Wall delivers the annual State of the Onion Address. Read more.
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Location: Meeting Room N
At the Sunlight Labs hackathon, Sunlight Labs will be working with developers on two major projects: 1. Parsing sites at for our 50 state project to get every state legislature in a common data format, and 2. Adding data into Sunlight's newest project, Congrelate. Read more.
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Location: Concourse Two
Join us at the "build your own Hamburger bar". Enjoy burgers, veggie crudites, soda pop, and water. Take this opportunity to network one last time at this closing event. Say thank you and exchange contact information until next year. Read more.
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Location: Foyer
We have set up a tour of the San Jose Tech Museum of Innovation: The Tech Museum Guided Tour with Our Open Source Curators in Downtown San Jose, CA. Two tours available Friday, July 24, 3pm and 4pm. OSCON attendee special, 50% off Tour and Admission Special: only $8 in advance; $10 day of tour. Read more.

Related Events

Related Events to OSCON 2009

Saturday and Sunday, 07/18/2009 and 07/19/2009
Location: Meeting Room C1 - C4
The Community Leadership Summit 2009 is the first event of its kind designed to bring together community leaders and managers and the projects and organizations that are interested in growing and empowering a strong community. Read more.
9:00am Wednesday, 07/22/2009
Location: Room Willow Glen 1
Legal issues are very important to the use and success of open source software. These presentations are designed to educate both licensors and licensees about how to deal with the legal issues relating to open source software. Read more.
Wednesday and Thursday, 07/22/2009 and 07/23/2009
Location: Expo Hall
Get your O’Reilly book signed while at OSCON. Visit the Expo Hall, in the Barnes & Noble Bookstore booth. See your favorite speaker or author and get their signature.
  • Wednesday, July 22 1:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Thursday, July 23, 12:00pm – 3:00pm
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7:30 pm - 9:30 pm Wednesday, 07/22/2009
Location: 96 South First Street
Join us at the E&O Trading E&O Trading for snacks and libations.
96 South First Street, San Jose, CA 95113
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
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8:00pm Wednesday, 07/22/2009
Location: Motif Lounge, 389 South 1st St.
Linux Fund will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a benefit party on July 22nd at 8PM during OSCON 2009 in San Jose, California. Our goal is to raise money while having a blast thanks to the help of legendary party planner of Randal Schwartz. Stay tuned as we finalize the venue! Read more.
6:00pm Thursday, 07/23/2009
Location: Agenda Lounge, 399 South 1st St.
The SourceForge.net Community Choice Awards is an opportunity to recognize projects that stand taller than the rest.
Event: Community Choice Awards 2009
Date: Thursday, July 23, 2009
Location: Agenda Lounge, 399 South 1st St., San Jose, CA
Time: 6:00pm to midnight Read more.
5:30pm - 7:30pm Thursday, 07/23/2009
Location: Meeting Room K
Join the Women 2.0 mixer for women in open source and entrepreneurship. To sign up and for more information and additional information. To learn more about Women 2.0 Read more.
12:30pm Friday, 07/24/2009
Location: Ballroom A2
The New York Times and National Public Radio invite you to our first Media Mashup session at OSCON. Spend the afternoon with the developers who built the Times APIs and NPR APIs. Build your own mashup to share with the group, or just hang out. Read more.
  • Intel
  • Microsoft
  • Google
  • SourceForge.net
  • Sun Microsystems
  • Facebook
  • Gear6
  • Kaltura
  • Liferay
  • MindTouch
  • MySpace.com
  • Novell, Inc.
  • Open Invention Network
  • Rackspace Cloud
  • Schooner Information Technology
  • Silicon Mechanics
  • Symbian Foundation
  • Twilio
  • WSO2
  • Yabarana Corporation

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