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The Singapore Linux Meetup Group Message Board › Launch of Open Source Collaborative Innovation (OSCI) initiative - Tue, 8 Ap

Launch of Open Source Collaborative Innovation (OSCI) initiative - Tue, 8 April, 11.00 AM

Darrel C.
Singapore, SG
Post #: 48
On behalf of Red Hat, let me use this opportunity to invite all of you to a
launch of a community and business initiative next week on Tuesday.

I had sent out an invitation earlier this week and am including it here

It would be a good time to be able to hear from Jim Whitehurst, CEO
of Red Hat on what is being planned as well as to hear from Dr Vivian
Balakrishnan how SIngapore is progressing in OSS adoption. It is
exciting times.

You can register your attendance at +65 6377 4476 or email
redhat_launch AT

Please join us.


31 March, 2008

Members of the Linux Users' Group (Singapore), The Singapore Linux Meetup Group:

Jim Whitehurst, the newly appointed Chief Executive Officer of Red
Hat, will be making his first visit to Singapore on 8 April, 2008.

As a leader in open source technology solutions, Red Hat is committed
to building a global community for collaborative innovation in open
source solutions and fostering a vibrant open source partner
eco-system in all countries where we operate.

In conjunction with Mr Whitehurst's visit to Singapore, Red Hat will
unveil its Open Source Collaborative Innovation (OSCI) initiative in
ASEAN. The initiative aims to accelerate work with partners and the
community to deliver best-in-class, comprehensive open source
solutions and to identify and nurture the open source skills necessary
to drive innovation. As part of the OSCI initiative, Red Hat will be
announcing its participation in the IDA Infocomm Local Industry
Upgrading Programme (iLIUP), as well as new partners of the Red Hat
Academy in ASEAN, a programme for educational institutions to teach
students valuable Linux and open source skill sets.

We are pleased to invite you to the launch of the Red Hat Open Source
Collaborative Innovation initiative by Jim Whitehurst on Tuesday, 8
April, 11.00 AM at the Asian Civilisation Museum. All guests are to
be seated by 10.30 AM. Singapore's Minister for Community
Development, Youth and Sports and Second Minister for Information,
Communications and the Arts, Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan, will be the

Your presence at the launch will amplify the commitment of your
organization towards a vibrant local open source community for
collaborative innovation, and the development of valuable open source
knowledge and skills in Singapore.

You can register your attendance at +65 6377 4476 or email

We look forward to your participation in the launch.

Yours sincerely,

TEONG Eng Guan
General Manager
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