Linux Foundation Announces Call for Participation for LinuxCon Japan
SAN FRANCISCO, March 11, 2010 – The Linux Foundation (LF), the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced its Call for Participation (CFP) for LinuxCon Japan, which takes place September 27-29, 2010 in Tokyo.
Formerly known as the Japan Linux Symposium, LinuxCon Japan will continue the tradition of educating attendees with technical and informative presentations and will foster collaboration between developers from Japan and Asian countries and their International colleagues.
LinuxCon CFP submissions are due May 14, 2010. To submit a proposal, please visit: http://events.linuxfoundation.org/cfp. To register for the event, please visit: http://events.linuxfoundation.org/component/registrationpro/?func=details&did=33.
The following topics will be given priority for the 2010 LinuxCon Japan program:
• Linux in the desktop
• Linux for embedded systems
• Making Linux smarter
• Opportunities for Linux in the new global economy
• Linux in mobile devices (smart phones, netbooks, etc.)
• Linux in the cloud
• Linux appliances
• Optimization in the data center
• Techniques for successful adoption of Linux in business, government and academics
• Keeping Linux “open”
“Japanese Linux developers, vendors and users represent a vibrant community with important contributions to the development of Linux,” said Jim Zemlin, executive director at The Linux Foundation. “LinuxCon Japan provides a neutral forum for this community to come together with members from around the globe to work on specific projects that advance the operating system.”
LinuxCon Japan is the premiere Linux conference in Asia that brings together a unique blend of core developers, administrators, users, community managers and industry experts. It is designed not only to encourage collaboration but also to support future interaction between Japan and other Asia Pacific countries and the rest of the global Linux community. The conference includes presentations, tutorials, birds of a feather sessions, keynotes, sponsored mini-summits.
The program committee includes recognized community members, including:
• James Bottomley, Novell
• Jon Corbet, LWN.net
• Fernando Luis Vázquez Cao, NTT
• Yoshiya Etoh, Fujitsu
• Satoshi Oshima, Hitachi Ltd.
• C. Craig Ross, The Linux Foundation
• Tsugikazu Shibata, NEC
• David Woodhouse, Intel Corporation
• Hideaki Yoshifuji, Keio University
Linux Foundation events provide kernel developers, IT professionals, end users, senior executives, industry experts, students and the media with a vendor-neutral, nonprofit forum in which collaboration and education advance knowledge and accelerate the advancement of Linux. The events provide a platform for new Linux and open source developments to be revealed and discussed. To get more information about all Linux Foundation events, please visit: http://events.linuxfoundation.org/.
About the Linux Foundation
The Linux Foundation is a non-profit consortium dedicated to fostering the growth of Linux. Founded in 2007, the Linux Foundation sponsors the work of Linux creator Linus Torvalds and is supported by leading Linux and open source companies and developers from around the world. The Linux Foundation promotes, protects and standardizes Linux by hosting important workgroups, events and online resources such as Linux.com. For more information, please visit: http://linuxfoundation.org.
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