Thursday, March 5, 2009

For those of you interested in Open Source and in Chicago.... Flourish 2009
"Flourish is an annual conference dedicatedto bringing together experts and enthusiastsin Free, Libre, Open Source Software (FLOSS). Attendees of Flourish have an opportunity tosee how using, creating and supporting FLOSS can enhance their careers, businesses and academic aspirations."
Topics: Key open-source topics such as Google Android, Kubuntu, the Linux kernel, open mapping, user interfaces, music collaboration, and energy-efficient supercomputing. Speakers like Ruby On Rails creator David Heinemeier Hansson, open-source law expert Daliah Saper, and kernel hacker Christoph Lameter, Jeff Sheltren from the OSU Open Source Lab, and (from Italy) Massimo Banzi discussing open-source and embedded hardware. In-depth workshops on Erlang, Drupal, OpenSolaris, and Processing.
When April 3 - 4, 2009 9am - 5pm Where UIC Student Center East 750 South Halsted Registration http://www.flourishconf.com/register

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