[PJUG Javamail] Open Source Bridge - Call for Proposals
wajiii at gmail.com
Mon Feb 9 19:17:53 UTC 2009
Great news - the Open Source Bridge Call for Proposals is now open! I would
like to personally encourage anyone who is interested to submit a proposal.
This isn't like JavaOne or OSCON; it is a real community conference being
organized by local nutjob (though some of us prefer to be called
"enthusiasts") volunteers who want to make a difference. If you have an
idea for an open-source-related talk but aren't sure it is appropriate or
would be "good enough", go ahead and submit it anyway! Or at least come
talk to me about it at the next PJUG meeting (email to this address is fine
I now reproduce the CFP
for your reading convenience.
We are happy to announce that the Open Source Bridge Call for
We would love to hear all of those interesting ideas you have in your
head—and so would everyone else. That's why we will be accepting your
proposals for Open Source Bridge talks through March 31.
What kind of proposals, you ask? Open Source Bridge strives to be a
different kind of open source conference. We're not focusing on specific
languages, platforms, or pursuits. We're focusing on what it means to
be a *responsible
open source citizen*. As such, we've worked to craft categories that allow
people to share their thoughts and ideas, independent of their chosen
Those categories include:
- *Cooking*: Crafting useful recipes for software development, systems
administration, and working with open source.
- *Chemistry*: Understanding how our systems work, in order to improve
- *Business*: Building open source businesses that thrive.
- *Culture*: Exploring how open source extends through technology into
- *Hacks*: Tinkering, experimenting and bending the rules to make
hardware and software do what we want.
Need more details? See the guidance for submitting a
So what are you waiting for? We'd love to hear what you have to say. Begin
creating your proposal today<http://opensourcebridge.org/events/2009/proposals/>
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posted on February 9, 2009 at 2:13 am, filed under
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If you were not yet aware of the upcoming Open Source Bridge conference, the
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