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Open Source Business Conference



  • Home of Open Source Capitalism

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    The Open Source Business Conference™ is the only event that provides an educational forum for business leaders (both IT buyers and vendors), lawyers and venture capitalists focusing on the opportunities and challenges that open source technology presents. Attend this exceptional conference program led by well known thought leaders and industry executives and become part of the event where important issues are discussed and the future will be determined.



    Open to all registration packages. Enlightening presentations from Keynote Speakers including:

    • Jonathan Schwartz, President & COO, Sun Microsystems, Inc.
    • Geoffrey Moore, Author, Crossing the Chasm, The Chasm Group
    • Lawrence Lessig, Professor and Author, Stanford Law School
    • Irving Wladawsky-Berger, Vice President, Technology and Strategy, IBM
    • Kim Polese, CEO, SpikeSource
    • Marten Mickos, CEO, MySQL



    OSBC is the only conference that focuses on the business of Open Source strategies and solutions and what they mean to your company. This April, join top level executives and industry luminaries who are paving the way in the Open Source arena.

    At the OSBC 2005, you will:

    • Learn about the latest developments in Open Source technology and how they can benefit your company, whether you're an IT vendor or buyer
    • Network with the industry’s brightest thinkers and most innovative practitioners in Open Source business
    • Discover Open Source technology and company investment opportunities
    • Hear from the experts about Open Source licensing issues and how to protect against a growing threat of patents to Open Source use.
    • Understand how to build a successful business around Open Source software
    • And much, much more!




    Gain an in-depth understanding on where Open Source is going, and how to improve business productivity by employing Open Source applications.


    Learn strategies for using Open Source in order to improve time to market, lower development costs and achieve faster market penetration.


    Find out how organizations maximize their return on investment by capitalizing on Open Source software.


    Hear first-hand real world experience in dealing with business, legal and technical issues with developing and implementing Open Source compliance plans.




    $1,495* Full Conference - Early Bird price

    (2 full days of conference sessions, Keynote & Lunch)

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