Our first speaker is industry guru Simon Phipps, who will discuss:
* Open source's history and present day significance
* Will API Copyrights & Standards patents kill open source?
* Is Microsoft serious about open source this time?
* Is open source relevant in the cloud?
Q&A to follow!
* Director, Open Source Initiative (OSI)
* Blogger (http://webmink.com/) and writer for InfoWorld UK (http://www.infoworld.com/d/open-source-software/blogs)
* Led the open source movement for Java, Solaris UNIX and SPARC
Come early for great food, drinks, music and prizes!
FREE and open to the public