CloudCamp San Francisco to Forecast Future of Cloud Computing

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Agenda and Sponsor List Announced for Community-Driven "Unconference" and Party

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The agenda has been announced for CloudCamp San Francisco, the first in a series of community-driven "unconferences" on cloud computing, to be held Tuesday, June 24, 2008 from 5-11 p.m. at 835 Market Street, Suite 700, San Francisco, California. Well over 200 cloud computing enthusiasts, practitioners and visionaries are expected to attend the event, which was formed in order to provide a common ground for the introduction and advancement of cloud computing.

Agenda
CloudCamp SF will follow the popular "Open Space" format, which encourages an open exchange between presenters and participants. Attendees may propose and lead sessions on any area of interest to them. In addition, CloudCamp will feature "Lightening Talks" in which presenters expound on topics of interest in dense five-minute bolts. To submit speaking proposals and ideas please visit the CloudCamp web site to post your ideas], or contact program chairs Dave Nielsen or Sebastien Stadil (details below).

Following the camp, CloudBash -- the CloudCamp Party -- will be held from 9:30 to 11 p.m. CloudBash will feature a live DJ and an open bar serving the signature CloudCamp cocktail to be unveiled at the event.

Additional agenda details:
    Networking - 5 p.m.
    Opening Remarks - 5:30 p.m.
    Overview of Agenda and Format - 5:40 p.m.
    CloudCamp Lightening Talks - 6 p.m.
    Attendee-Driven Session Breakouts - 6:30 p.m.
    Closing Remarks - 9 p.m.
    Party - 9:30 p.m. - 11 p.m.

Sponsors
As a community-supported gathering, we rely entirely on volunteers to organize the event and corporate sponsors to underwrite its costs.

CloudCamp San Francisco corporate sponsors include Microsoft, Sun Microsystems, Dell, Joyent, 3Tera, Appistry, CohesiveFT, Elastra, Enomaly, GoGrid, JumpBox, Nirvanix, RightScale and SnapLogic.

Media sponsors include GigaOm, InfoQ, O'Reilly and SD Forum.

Registration
Attending CloudCamp SF is both free and fun. Space is limited, so please visit http://upcoming.yahoo.com/event/759667 to register.

CloudCamp Around the Web
For additional information on CloudCamp, please visit cloudcamp.com. CloudCamp can also be found in various places around the Web:

Contacts
Media:

  • Sam Charrington, 415-727-1850, sam -at- appistry.com, Twitter: samcharrington
  • Sara Dornsife, 512-297-4600, sara.dornsife -at- sun.com, Twitter: sarad

Sponsorships:

  • Reuven Cohen, ruv -at- enomaly.com, Twitter: ruv
  • Jesse Silver, jesse.silver -at- sun.com, Twitter: silverguru

Program:

  • Dave Nielsen, dnielsen -at- gmail.com, Twitter: davenielsen
  • Sebastien Stadil, s.stadil -at- gmail.com

About CloudCamp
CloudCamp was formed in 2008 in order to provide a common ground for the introduction and advancement of cloud computing. Through a series of local CloudCamp events, attendees can exchange ideas, knowledge and information in a creative and supporting environment, advancing the current state of cloud computing and related technologies.

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