[Lf-announce] 2009 Linux Foundation End User Summit – Speakers include Brian Clark, NYSE and Jeffrey Birnbaum, Bank of America

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Tue Sep 29 09:49:41 PDT 2009

The 2nd Annual Linux Foundation End User Summit
November 9 & 10, 2009
Hyatt Jersey City on the Hudson

The 2nd Annual Linux Foundation End User Summit provides end users a
direct connection and voice to the kernel community, and allows Linux
community maintainers and developers direct access and knowledge
sharing with the end users of their software – both of which
accelerate innovation and adoption of Linux.

What the End User Summit Offers:
>Gives end users the opportunity to learn about upcoming developments in Linux
>Provides end users a direct connection and voice to the most senior members of the kernel community
>Offers the kernel community direct access and knowledge sharing with the end user community
>Fosters technical problem solving and solutions
>Educates end users on Linux advancements and best practices
>Enables cutting edge end users to network together and learn from each other’s deployments
Request an Invitation:
The format of the two day event is:
Day 1: Full day of plenary sessions featuring keynote speakers and
panels from the kernel, vendor and end user communities
Day 2: Three topic-specific tracks throughout the day for attendees

Topics Covered Include:
The Future of Linux in the Enterprise, Power Management, Cloud
Computing, Legal Issues for End Users, File Systems and Storage,
Creating Real World Cloud Applications, Virtualization Management,
BTrFS, HPC, Intellectual Property and much more.

Who Should Attend:
Key attendees at the End User Summit include CTOs, Architects and
Technical Directors from Financial Services, Online Services, Health
Care, HPC and other verticals.

Speakers already confirmed for the event include:
>Brian Clark, Chief Architect, NYSE
>Jeffrey Birnbaum, Managing Director, Chief Technology Architect and Global Head of Architecture and Engineering, Bank of America
>Anthony Golia, Executive Director of Enterprise Computing, Morgan Stanley
>James Bottomley, Ted Ts’o and Christoph Hellwig – Leading Kernel Developers
>Jon Corbet, Executive Editor, LWN.net
>Inna Kuznetsova, VP of Systems Software, IBM
>Al Gillen, Program Vice President of System Software, IDC
>Brian Stevens, CTO, Red Hat
This summit is invitation-only and limited in attendance in order to
provide maximum collaboration opportunities.  If you are interested in
attending, please Request an Invitation:

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