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Subject ApacheCon Europe 2007 - Registration Opening - Preliminary Schedule and Keynote Speakers Published
Date Wed, 14 Feb 2007 14:11:41 GMT
The Apache Software Foundation Announces Preliminary
Schedule, Keynote Speakers and Registration Opening
for Apachecon Europe 2007

What: Registration is now open for ApacheCon Europe
2007, the official conference and expo of The Apache
Software Foundation, to be held in Amsterdam, The
Netherlands, on 1-4 May 2007.

ApacheCon offers insight into the culture and
community that develops and shepherds industry-leading
Open Source projects, including Apache HTTP Server --
the world's most popular Web server software for ten
years running. Drawing ASF Members, innovators,
programmers, developers, vendors, thought-leaders, and
users to experience the future of Open Source
development, attendees meet, mingle, and exchange
ideas with like-minded participants on groundbreaking
technologies and emerging industry trends. Amidst
technical presentations, informal networking, peer
discussions, Birds-of-a-Feather sessions, and
entertaining social events, conference highlights

--  Keynote Presentations from Steven Pemberton, Web
Usability Expert at and Chair, W3C XHTML and XForms
Working Groups, and Dr. Margo Seltzer, Herchel Smith
Professor of Computer Science, Harvard University
Division of Applied Sciences.
--  Full-and Half-Day Training Sessions with hands-on
instruction on Apache Projects including Axis2,
ApacheDS, Jackrabbit, Jetspeed, HTTP Server, Lucene,
Maven, MyFaces, emerging initiatives from the Apache
Incubator, and widely-deployed standards such as SSL
and XSLT.
--  Popular Developer Sessions on flagship Apache and
Open Source technologies, including Geronimo, Harmony,
HTTP Server, Tomcat, AJAX, Cocoon, Databases, Derby,
Eclipse, Jakarta, LDAP, Portlets, Roller, Security,
SpamAssassin, and WebDAV, as well as a look into
projects from the ASF Incubator and Labs at the new
ApacheCon Fast Feather Track.
--  Business Track featuring panel sessions,
presentations, and case studies that address core Open
Source business, marketing, standardization,
community-building, and legal/licensing issues, as
well as explore broader areas such as the Semantic
Web, Web Services, Web 2.0, and mobile technologies.
--  ApacheCon Sponsor Events and Expo gives attendees
direct access to industry-leading organizations such
as Google (NASDAQ: GOOG), Black Hat, Covalent, the
Eclipse Foundation, and the Java Community Process, as
well as "first-looks" at new technologies from
emerging players such as Hippo, Nexaweb, and Soapknox.
The most influential platform for dialogue amongst the
Apache community at large is about community
interaction and fun -- from geeking, hacking, and
relaxing in the Online Lounge to sharing drinks and
ideas at various receptions to out-of-the-box public
speaking at the Lightning Talks!

For more information and to register, visit

To become an ApacheCon Sponsor or Exhibitor, contact
Delia Frees at delia@apachecon.com or on
+1 707 765 0823.

For media and press inquiries contact Sally Khudairi,
HALO Worldwide, at sally@apache.org or on
+1 617 921 8656.

Where: Mövenpick Hotel Amsterdam City Centre, The

When: 1-4 May 2007. Key Dates:

--  Early-Bird Registration: 6 - 23 February, 2007
--  Pre-Registration: 24 February - 20 April,  2007
--  Full Registration: 21 April, 2007 - 4 May 2007
--  Training Sessions: Tuesday, 1 May 2007
--  Conference + Expo Dates: Wed-Fri, 2-4 May 2007

Who: ApacheCon is presented by The Apache Software
Foundation and produced by Stone Circle Productions.

We look forward to seeing you in Amsterdam.
ApacheCon Europe Planning Team
The Apache Software Foundation

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