ApacheCon NA 2010 keynotes announced
The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) has announced the keynote speakers for this year's ApacheCon North America. ApacheCon NA 2010, the official user conference of the Apache Software Foundation, will take place from the 1st to the 5th of November at The Westin Peachtree Plaza in Atlanta, Georgia and is divided into several different tracks, each focusing on a different component in the Apache universe.
The first keynote for the 2010 North American conference will be presented by Linux and open source specialist Dana Blankenhorn from ZDNet. Other confirmed keynote speakers include NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Program Manager and Principal Computer Scientist Daniel Crichton and Dr. Bob Sutor, Vice President of Open Systems and Linux at IBM. This year's theme is "Servers, The Cloud, and Innovation," and the conference will feature a variety of educational sessions on open source technology, business and community topics, ranging from beginner and intermediate, to advanced level.
More information about the ApacheCon NA event, including a list of speakers and a conference schedule, is available on the foundation's site. Attendance for the entire conference is priced at $1,650 (£1,036), however, attendees that book by Friday the 8th of October will receive an early bird discount and only pay $1,425 (£895). One day and two day passes are available from $625, again with early bird discounts provided. Other combination discounts are also available.
- Announcing ApacheCon Keynote Presentations/Early Registration ends Fri 8 October, ApacheCon NA mailing list announcement.