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03 February 2010, 14:57

LinuxCon 2010 Call for Papers

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LinuxCon Logo The Linux Foundation has announced that the Call for Papers deadline for LinuxCon 2010 will be the 31st of March. Registration for the non-profit organisation's second annual conference, which will take place from the 10th to the 12th of August, 2010 in Boston Massachusetts, is now open. Jim Zemlin, executive director of The Linux Foundation said that, “LinuxCon has quickly become the destination for collaborating in person on all matters Linux".

Categories for submissions include Developer (kernel, core development, software engineering), Operations (systems architecture, Linux migration and deployment), and Business (open source governance, best practices). The organisers also note that a number of topics, such as Making Linux Smarter, Linux in Mobile Devices and Linux in the Cloud, "will be given priority for the 2010 LinuxCon program". Program committee members include, Matt Asay, founder of the Open Source Business Conference (OSBC), Hitachi's Hisashi Hashimoto, Rikki Kite from Linux Pro Magazine, Red Hat's Jon Masters, VP of Marketing for the Linux Foundation Amanda McPherson, Linux Foundation Community Manager Craig Ross and Oracle's Elena Zannoni.

Those interested in attending the conference are asked to register as soon as possible. Registration costs $400, or $300 with the early bird discount, available until the 15th of April. Student registration with a valid student ID is $100. This year's event is being sponsored by HP, IBM and Intel.

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