Sponsors

  • Microsoft
  • Nebula
  • Google
  • SugarCRM
  • Facebook
  • HP
  • Intel
  • Rackspace Hosting
  • WSO2
  • Alfresco
  • BlackBerry
  • CUBRID
  • Dell
  • eBay
  • Heroku
  • InfiniteGraph
  • JBoss
  • LeaseWeb
  • Liferay
  • Media Temple, Inc.
  • OpenShift
  • Oracle
  • Percona
  • Puppet Labs
  • Qualcomm Innovation Center, Inc.
  • Rentrak
  • Silicon Mechanics
  • SoftLayer Technologies, Inc.
  • SourceGear
  • Urban Airship
  • Vertica
  • VMware
  • (mt) Media Temple, Inc.

Sponsorship Opportunities

For information on exhibition and sponsorship opportunities at the convention, contact Sharon Cordesse at scordesse@oreilly.com

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Ethan Phelps-Goodman (Sunlight Foundation)
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The Sunlight Foundation and its partner organizations make a variety of data on the influence of money in politics and the operation of government easily available to application developers. This talk will give a broad overview of the data sets and APIs available and the applications that have been built with them, including stand alone sites, browser extensions and mobile apps. Read more.
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Paul Scott (DSTV Online)
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Guy Martin (CollabNet), Aaron Lippold (Forge.mil)
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Since its inception in 2009, Forge.mil, the Department of Defense’s groundbreaking collaborative software development platform, has improved the ability of agencies to rapidly deliver dependable software. This session will provide insight into the continued progress of Forge.mil, which has quickly garnered over 8000 members and over 400 projects. Read more.
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Benjamin Schooley, MBA, Ph.D. (Claremont Graduate University), Sue Feldman, RN, MEd, PhD (The Kay Center for E Health, Claremont Graduate University), Vineet Agrawal (OSSCube)
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William Schroeder (Kitware, Inc.), Brian Wylie (Sandia National Labs), Marcus Hanwell (Kitware, Inc.)
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Open source serves as a superb platform for collaborative R&D and the practice of Open Science. In this panel three members of the research community discuss ways to fund, support, and grow research programs based on open source practices. Read more.