Linux Foundation Announces 2010 Event Schedule, Posts Call for Participation for Annual Collaboration Summit

Linux Foundation Announces 2010 Event Schedule, Posts Call for Participation for Annual Collaboration Summit

SAN FRANCISCO, January 19, 2010 – The Linux Foundation® (LF), the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced that it has finalized its event schedule for 2010, which includes its Collaboration Summit, End User Summit, LinuxCon, Japan Linux Symposium and Linux Kernel Summit.

The Linux Foundation today is also opening its Collaboration Summit Call for Participation (CFP) to all members of the Linux and open source software communities. Tracks will include mobile/embedded Linux, High Performance Computing, and filesystems, among others. Summit CFP submissions are due February 19, 2010 by midnight PST and can be submitted online at: http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/collaboration-summit/cfp. To request an invitation to the Summit, please visit: http://events.linuxfoundation.org/collab-summit-invite.

“Linux Foundation’s events provide the only vendor-neutral forums for Linux community members to significantly advance the Linux platform,” said Jim Zemlin, executive director at The Linux Foundation. “There is no substitute for the face-to-face collaboration that the Linux Foundation can facilitate for the technical innovators and business executives who are bringing Linux into the new decade.”

The Linux Foundation’s 2010 event schedule includes:

Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit
Held in conjunction with the CELF Embedded Linux Conference and hosted by platinum sponsors IBM and Intel. Additional sponsors include Google, Intel and Nokia.
April 14 – 16, 2010
San Francisco, Calif.
This event is an exclusive, invitation-only summit where key Linux stakeholders meet face-to-face to advance and create initiatives that address the most pressing opportunities for Linux today.
http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/collaboration-summit/

Linux Foundation End User Summit
October 12-13, 2010
Jersey City, NJ
Another invitation-only event, the Linux Foundation’s End User Summit brings together senior kernel leadership with the C-level executives who are managing Linux in the largest most dynamic companies in the world today. In its third year, this event helps to close a “communications loop” to advance Linux development to meet everyone’s goals. To request an invitation, please visit: http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/end-user-summit

LinuxCon
August 10-12, 2010
Boston, Mass.
LinuxCon is North America’s premiere conference for all matters Linux. The event will bring together community and business leadership as well as up and coming developers to attend sessions produced by the community for the community. LinuxCon will be preceded this year with a variety of “mini-summits” on August 8 and 9, 2010, including the Linux Storage & Filesystems Workshop, the Wireless Mini-Summit and the Bluetooth Summit.
http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/linuxcon

Japan Linux Symposium
September 27 – 29, 2010
Tokyo, Japan
The Japan Linux Symposium is the leading Linux conference in Asia Pacific and brings together developers, administrators, users, community managers and industry experts from across the globe.
http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/japan-linux-symposium

Linux Kernel Summit
November 1 – 2, 2010
Co-located with the Linux Plumbers Conference November 3 - 5, 2010
Cambridge, Mass.
The Linux Foundation will again host the annual gathering of the world’s leading kernel developers to discuss the state of the kernel and to plan the next development cycle.
http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/linux-kernel-summit

To get more information about Linux Foundation events, and to register, please visit: http://events.linuxfoundation.org/.

Linux Foundation events provide kernel developers, IT professionals, end users, senior executives, industry experts, students and the media with a vendor-neutral, nonprofit forum in which collaboration and education advance knowledge and accelerate the advancement of Linux. The events provide a platform for new Linux and open source developments to be revealed and discussed.

About the Linux Foundation
The Linux Foundation is a nonprofit consortium dedicated to fostering the growth of Linux. Founded in 2007, the Linux Foundation sponsors the work of Linux creator Linus Torvalds and is supported by leading Linux and open source companies and developers from around the world. The Linux Foundation promotes, protects and standardizes Linux by hosting important workgroups, events and online resources such as Linux.com. For more information, please visit: http://linuxfoundation.org.

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