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The Singapore Linux Meetup Group Message Board › Open Source Singapore-Pacific-Asia Conference (OSSPAC) Feb 16 to 18 (Externa

Open Source Singapore-Pacific-Asia Conference (OSSPAC) Feb 16 to 18 (External SLMG Event)

Tom G.
Group Organizer
Singapore, SG
Announcing a new Meetup for The Singapore Linux Meetup Group!

What: Open Source Singapore-Pacific-Asia Conference (OSSPAC) Feb 16 to 18

When: February 16, 2009 9:00 AM

Where: Click the link below to find out!

Meetup Description: Dear Singapore Linux Meetup Members,

I wanted to take this opportunity to let you know about an upcoming Open Source conference coming to Singapore next February and tell you how you can save S$100 off a full 3-day combined registration pass. The Open Source Singapore-Pacific-Asia Conference (OSSPAC) is coming to the Grand Hyatt Singapore, February 16-18, 2009. We have some very exciting news…

The OSSPAC team is pleased to announce on our website,, our keynotes, tutorials, and speakers! Keynote speakers include Dr. Tan Geok Leng, CTO of Infocomm Development Authority (iDA), IBM’s VP Emerging Software, Rod Smith speaking on “Petabyte Computing In the Open Source World,” and Novell’s Paul Kangro speaking on “Making It Work As One - Building a Linux Ecosystem.” Other featured speakers include, Harish Pillay on Virtulization, and Alolita Sharma’s talk, “Open Source, Open World.”

All speakers have been announced and for a full schedule please visit our website, But here’s just a taste of the sessions available and the benefits you’ll get by coming:

Sharpen your database skills… “Advanced SQL for Developers I and II”
Get the big picture on open source in the enterprise… “Open Source Challenges: The Enterprise Application Landscape”
Solve real-world business challenges… “PHP in the Enterprise”
Create long-lasting customer relationships… “Building Successful Open Source Communities for the End User”
Secure your business operation… “Open Source Considerations for VoIP Security”
Expand your software development options… “Symfony, CakePHP, Django -- the post ROR web frameworks”

Plus, a full day of technical tutorials is offered:

• Database Development using Eclipse, Java, & PHP
• Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence Systems
• Virtualization
• Oracle University Seminar

• Open Source Solutions for BI & ECM
• Agile Development Methodologies
• MySQL Clusters
• Oracle University Seminar

Right now on registration for a full 3-day combined pass is S$695. BUT if you register now and use the special promotional code “meetup” you will receive an additional S$100 off the combined pass. That’s only S$595 for the full 3-day conference including tutorials, keynotes, breakout sessions, and all the networking events available.

The special discounted price for the full three day event is just S$595 – to Singapore Linux Meetup members only until January 15th. You definitely need to act NOW to reserve your spot at these incredible savings! Here’s what you need to do:

Go to our conference website at
Click the “Registration” menu item and select “Conference Registration.”
Click the link entitled: Click Here to Enter Online Registration!
Enter your information and in the discount code box put in: meetup
Save S$100! It’s that simple.

OSSPAC will be a true “A Blending of Visions” where the three powerful forces shaping Singapore’s future today -- government, enterprise, and entrepreneurs – will gather to meet, to learn, and to move forward together. No matter which category you fall into, OSSPAC will let you interact with the top names in Open Source – Novell, IBM, Oracle, Red Hat, Sun, Ingres – and discover how the latest tools, strategies, and technologies can transform your operations, your business, and your career.

It’s clear…. this will be an event you don’t want to miss! So if you’re planning to attend, now is the time to register.

See you at OSSPAC!

Rick Klimanowski
OSSPAC Events Coordinator

P.S., Remember, this special offer will expire on January 15, 2009. If you’re planning to attend anyway, why not save S$100 on the standard registration? Price goes to S$695 on January 16. Go to and register today.

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